Barbecue fundraiser Saturday at Palmer Park to benefit mentoring program

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A barbecue blowout featuring a competition between 40 teams at the recently reborn Palmer Park on Saturday will benefit a volunteer group seeking to build an army of mentors in the New Orleans area.

The “Q’n for Kids BBQ Fundraiser” in support of Each One Save One will begin at 11 a.m. Sampling the barbecue will run until 2 p.m., with awards announced at 5 p.m.

Read more for the full event announcement:

Join us for our 1st annual EACH ONE SAVE ONE Q’n for Kids BBQ Fundraiser on Saturday, September 17th, 2011.
Join us for great food, great fun, and a little competition for a great cause–presented by our sponsors EZ PARKER!!!!!!!!!!!!

Q’n for Kids is a BBQ Cook Off event at New Orleans Palmer Park on September 17th to support Each One Save One, a 501c3 nonprofit charity that provides mentors to public school children in the Greater New Orleans Area.

Up to 40 Amateur BBQ teams will compete in 8 categories with trophies/prizes awarded.

This is an exclusive annual fundraiser with all profits going to Each One Save One. Sponsorships and vendors are welcome, hand selected, limited and exclusive. Amateur BBQ teams proudly compete and raise money for Each One Save One.

Local Celebrities/Chefs will judge the BBQ competition, along with the public voting for their favorite in the overall People’s Choice category. Our first selected judge is Joel Moore, owner of Pop’s BBQ on the Northshore. Find about more about Joel at his website,!

General admission to the event is free for the public with unlimited BBQ sample bracelets available for just a $10 purchase good from 11am-2pm.
BBQ Team registration opens July 8th on our BBQ page at

Saturday, Sept. 17th: 11am-6:00pm Open to General Public Free Admission
($10 BBQ sample pass from 11am-2pm)

-Judging of the barbeque prepared by 40 amateur teams
-Competition of Best Decorations and People’s Choice
-Wristbands sold to the public for $10 for unlimited BBQ samples from 11am-2pm
-Dedicated children’s area with fun activities!
-Vendor booths and promotional products available
-Beer, soft drinks, water and food sold
-Games and Raffles with lots of great prizes
-5PM All awards at main stage
-BBQ, Beer, & Fun…

One thought on “Barbecue fundraiser Saturday at Palmer Park to benefit mentoring program

  1. That’s great about the barbecue fundraiser held today at Palmer Park–and that it benefited Each One Save One! It’s very nice about the 40 teams participating in it, the entertainment, refreshments, children’s activity area, games, raffles, and awards.

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