One of my favorite local Jacksonville events is coming up, the Jacksonville Backyard BBQ Championships!
On April 27th, 60 teams will be back to battle it out at the 5th annual BBQ event. Live music, games for the kids and amazing food all for a great cause. The event is a fundraiser for the Glyn Cook Memorial Scholarship for Daniel kids. Now the oldest child-serving agency in Florida, Daniel helps more than 1,000 children, adolescents and families each day with a wide variety of innovative and nationally-recognized programs.
Daniel holds a very close place in my heart. I will never forget in 2008 when my mentee asked me if she was going to be able to keep the book I bought her because she had never owned a book of her own. Often times when we go to a charitable event we have no idea how much our support means to the people we are trying to help.
The Glyn Cook Memorial scholarship is awarded to formerly homeless Daniel kids who are in college. Celebrity judges and certified BBQ judges will rate the entries and crown the Amateur BBQ King of Jacksonville. Pro teams compete for a share of a $5,000 prize pool. Parking is $10 (free parking available for online ticket purchases and group tickets.) For group ticket information email: email@example.com
Please join me on April 27th to support Daniel kids and help choose the next BBQ king of Jacksonville.