The Committee for Ethnic Affairs advises the Montgomery County, MD County Executive and County Council on public policy that relates to ethnic affairs; promotes maximum involvement of all ethnic groups in the County in government, business and community affairs.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Career Firefighters Smoke it Up for Muscular Dystrophy

Career Firefighters Smoke it Up for Muscular Dystrophy

 On October 12 – 13, 2012, the Montgomery County, Md. Career Officers and Montgomery County Local 1664 are teaming up to raise money for MDA through the 2nd Annual High Point BBQ Battle. 23 teams will be competing and have been sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society and the Governor O’Malley as a sanctioned championship event. The event will be held at High Point farm in Clarksburg, Md. The farm is located at 23730 Frederick Road, Clarksburg, MD.

This competition is similar to those seen on the popular TV series, BBQ Grillmasters. Friday evening at 7 p.m., there will be a free concert for the public featuring Mark and Da Sharks, a Jimmy Buffett cover band. Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., there will be free moon bounces and games for kids, plenty of food, and watching the teams prepare their entries for judging beginning at noon. Teams will be competing for over $2300 in prize money.

There is no charge to the public to enter.

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