Friday, August 26, 2011
2011 GE Backyard BBQ Press...
Triblocal - Sept. 23, 2011: The Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ Moves to Front Yard and Smokes All Expectations
"The fortunes of the Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ Cook-Off in year three continued to rise fast and sweet like the smoke from the grills of its 40 contestants."
Naperville Sun - Sept. 21, 2011: Barbecue Event Raises Funds for Bridge Communities
"Mark Milligan said that the cookoff “was a great community event that represents what Bridge Communities is all about.”
Triblocal - Sept. 12, 2011: Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ For Bridge Organization
"This Backyard BBQ contest is a wonderful example of neighbors getting together to promote community spirit that helps those less fortunate in life..."
Glen Ellyn Life.Com - Sept. 8, 2011: Glen Ellyn’s 3rd Annual Backyard BBQ Continues to Sizzle
"Glen Ellyn’s Backyard BBQ Cook-Off returns for a third year of food, fun and festivity in a relaxed, downhome atmosphere..."
Naperville Sun - Sept. 8, 2011: Barbecue Event OffersTasty Way to Help Good Cause
"Organizers report that a record 40 teams from throughout the state have registered for the competition..."
Daily Herald - Sept. 8, 2011: Glen Ellyn's Backyard BBQ Cook-Off is back
"For the first time, the event will be held in Glen Ellyn’s lovely historic downtown commercial district and we are extremely excited, event coordinator Tom Koprowski said."
Glen Ellyn Patch - Sept. 7, 2011: Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ Competition Fires Up for the Third Year
"On Saturday, Sept. 10, 40 pit masters will square-off in the third-annual Glen Ellyn BBQ Cook Off at the Glenwood Avenue parking lot near Crescent Boulevard..."
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