Dickey's Barbecue Partners with Ray Price Fund Raiser Benefiting the Ride for Kids
Chapel Hill, NC, March 13, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The annual Ray Price Brunswick Stew Cook-Off is being held March 16 starting at 9:00 a.m. at 1126 South Saunders Street in Raleigh. The Ride for Kids program supports the efforts of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) to find the cause and cure for childhood brain tumors. The goal of the event is to raise funds for the PBTF.
“We are excited to be part of this fun event that is serving up unique versions of Brunswick Stew and all the while giving back to our community,” said Gregory Woloszczuk, President of GMW Carolina, Inc. and owner of Dickey’s Barbecue locations in Downtown Raleigh, Cary, and Durham.
Starting at 11:00 a.m., there will also be a blood drive and live music. Judging and serving begins at 12:00 p.m. with customers and celebrity judges casting their ballots. Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second, third rankings as well as a People’s Choice trophy. Also, all tasting participants wearing green get the opportunity to win a prize by taking a spin at the Ray Price “Nitro Prize Wheel” in the dealership, with a chance to win a gift certificate for $250.
The event is open to the public with many competitors cooking Brunswick Stew on site. For a donation of $5 the public can sample all stew recipes while quantities last.
“We are giving everyone who donates a voucher for a free side of Brunswick Stew in any of our locations in Durham, Cary or Downtown Raleigh,” said Woloszczuk. “We offer Brunswick Stew year-round at all of our locations.”
About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants
Dickey’s Barbecue was founded by Travis Dickey with the goal of authentic slow smoked barbecue. More than 70 years later, the Dallas-based family run barbecue franchise still offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides, tangy barbecue sauce and free kids meals every Sunday. All meats are slow smoked on site in each restaurant. The fast-casual family-friendly concept has expanded to over 280 locations in 43 states and holds the title of the world’s largest barbecue franchise.
About GMW Carolina, Inc
GMW Carolina, Inc. (GMWC) was founded in 2006 by Gregory and Maureen Woloszczuk. GMWC owns and operates three Dickey’s Barbecue Pit locations in the Triangle. For additional information Fan them on Facebook Dickeys_NC and follow on Twitter @Dickeys_NC.
About the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
When the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation was created in 1991, the diagnosis of a brain tumor was virtually a death sentence for a child. As the world's largest non-governmental source of funding for childhood brain tumor research, this 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization is dedicated to not only eradicating this disease, but to providing educational and emotional support to children and their families. The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation supports medical research into causes and cures, its educational resources deliver comfort and hope to families, and the college scholarship program gives brain tumor survivors a boost for their future. Learn more at http://www.pbtfus.org.
About Ray Price Harley-Davidson
Owning a Harley-Davidson motorcycle means owning a piece of American history, as the Harley-Davidson Motor Company celebrates its 110th Anniversary this year. Ray Price Harley-Davidson of Raleigh, N.C. has been a part of that history for the past 30 years, offering expert service from a staff with more than 600 years of combined Harley riding experience.
Ray Price Harley-Davidson is the Southeast’s premier Harley-Davidson dealership and winner of the 2012 “Top 10 Dealer Award” from Dealernews. Ray Price Harley-Davidson is committed to community philanthropy through nonprofit fundraising events such as the Easter Basket Ride and Brunswick Stew Cook-Off. Learn more at http://www.rayprice-hd.com or on Facebook.
Ray Price is best known for his many successes in motorcycle drag racing with the International Hot Rod Association, and National Hot Rod Association, among others. He has been inducted into the American Motorcycle Association Hall of Fame, the Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame, and the N.C. Drag Racing Hall of Fame.