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Woodys BarBQ Celebrating 30th Anniversary


Honorary Ribbon Cutting and Rib-Eating Contest
Celebrate Southern BarBQ at its Best~


Jacksonville, Florida (July 7, 2009) Lifting a perfectly smoked spare rib to your lips and beating out other zealous rib-eating contestants is what BBQ heaven must be like! To usher in its 30th Anniversary year in Jacksonville, Florida, a celebratory ribbon cutting and spare rib eating competition is how Woody’s BarBQ® is honoring fans and friends. Woody’s year-long anniversary festivities begin on Saturday, July 11 from 12 noon til 2:00pm. The Grand Prize Winner receives a $130 ‘Q’ Card to use at any Woody’s BarBQ location in the U.S.

Owners Woody Mills and Yolanda Mills-Mawman will be personally greeting guests coming from many towns throughout Florida and Georgia at their original flagship location on University Boulevard (opened 1980). The public is cordially invited for complimentary Woody’s BarBQ® favorites like wings, pulled pork, sliders, potato skins and beer tasting; guests will be entertained by 25 registered rib-eating contestants and an afternoon of BarBQ fun!

With 30+ locations in Florida, Tennessee and North Carolina, Woody’s BarBQ® has become a legendary family-owned Southern dining treasure recognized for its smokin’ family-friendly restaurant, full-service catered events, traditional slow-smoked meats and secret recipe BBQ sauces. One of the fastest growing restaurant franchises in the nation, Woody and Yolanda have always given generously to support community projects and fundraisers throughout the chain’s network.

OPEN HOUSE PARTY AT WOODY’S BarBQ®:

Date: Saturday, July 11, 2009
Location: 1638 University Blvd., Jacksonville
(904) 721-8836
Time: 12:00 Noon - Ribbon Cutting and Community Reception
2:00pm – Spare Rib Eating Contest

Media Inquiries: Tammy Poudrier, Director of Marketing
(904) 992-0556 Xt. 30
tammy@woodysbarbq.com
www.woodys.com
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If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact us 904.806.3613, email us, or use our online request form.


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