United Way Grills ‘n’ Grilles event sets a new date | TheUnion.com
YOUR AD HERE »

United Way Grills ‘n’ Grilles event sets a new date

Last year's winning Backyard Barbecue team, "The Rib Doctors" will be back again this year to defend their title.
Courtesy of United Way

United Way of Nevada County has decided to hold their annual Grills ‘n’ Grilles fundraising event during a cooler part of the year … in October.

This year it will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. The location will be the same, in beautiful Western Gateway Park. United Way is hoping for an even larger crowd this year.

This fun event will include a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned competition as well as the local’s Backyard Barbecue contest. The first place winner of the 2017 Backyard Barbecue People’s Choice first place award “The Rib Doctors” headed up by long-time Backyard Barbecue-er Kristian Hockinson will be back to defend his title.



The event also includes a car show, the Derek Sorensen Memorial Disc Golf Tournament, live music, vendors and a children’s area.

United Way of Nevada County’s mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community. United Way of Nevada County envisions a community where all individuals and families achieve their desired potential through healthy lives, education and income stability.




To that end, the service priority is to strive to assure individuals and families in Nevada County are able to meet their basic needs for food, emergency shelter and access to health care. More information about United Way can be found at http://www.uwnc.org.

United Way is currently looking for sponsors for this wonderful event, as well as barbecue teams, car show registrants and vendors. If you have any questions, call 530-274-8111 or email admin@uwnc.org.


Support Local Journalism


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User