The 5th annual “Bridges Bands and BBQ Bash” event benefiting individuals with special needs

Free event

Live Music

BBQ Cook-Off

To promote disability awareness, Fantastic Texas BBQ, and to inspire everyone to be valued, respected and supported in our community.

Its about focusing on the needs of every individual and ensuring the right conditions are in place for each person to achieve his or her full potential.”

— MeLissa Boler

WAXAHACHIE, TX, UNITED STATES, September 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Where?? Ellis County Expo Center Waxahachie

When?? October 9th 2021 from 10am to 6pm

Why?? It’s about focusing on the needs of every individual and ensuring the right conditions are in place for each person to achieve his or her full potential. Our goal is to elevate individuals with disabilities lives beyond limits and labels toward more independent living through education, encouragement, support and inclusion — one person, one family, one community at a time.

The “Bridges Band & BBQ Bash” was the Largest BBQ event in the state of Texas in 2019. Over 280 professional BBQ Teams came in from all over the country competing for over $80,000 in prize money and points towards their national ranking. The event was a huge success, to put it conservatively.

This 5th annual event will include:

➢ Texas State Championship BBQ Cook-Off (officiated by the International BBQ Cookers Association with over 75 teams from all over the nation competing for $10,000 in prize money)
➢ Live Music (“Kadie Lynn” New Female Vocalist of the Year” in 2017, East Texas Music Awards)(“Calamity Janes” 2017 New Band of the year 2017) and (a local favorite “The Haze”)
➢ Kid Zone (Bounce Houses, Games, Workshops, Face Painting, “The Creature Teacher” and Ellis County Batman and Friends) there will be Prize Giveaways as well. The entire event is not only kid friendly, inclusive and free.
➢ Cup Cake War (Specialty shops, Individuals and Culinary Arts High School Classes competing for $1,000.00 prize package while having their delectable treats tasted and judged by celebrity chefs from the food channel network)
➢ Silent Auctions (Concert Tickets, Theme Baskets of every kind, Airline Tickets and the list goes on.
➢ Great Raffle Prizes

This year we are expecting upwards of 3000 people to come out from all over the area to enjoy the event festivities. Learn more by visiting https://bridgestf.org/bridges-bands–bbq-bash.html and join us for a fun filled day of music, food and fun for the whole family while supporting this underserved population in our community.

Since its inception in 2012, Bridges Training Foundation a 501-c3 non-profit has worked with over 500 young people with disabilities and their families with a mission to elevate individuals with disabilities lives beyond limits and labels toward more independent living through education, encouragement, support. — one person, one family, one community at a time.

All proceeds from this event will support Bridges Training Foundation and its four divisions: Advocacy, Workforce, Social, and Housing.

Michael Boler
Bridges Training Foundation
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