BBQ Will Benefit Men's Basketball and Men's and Women's Track Teams
Aug. 3, 2007
By Ron Hines, Sports Information Director
Jackson, Mo. - The men's basketball and men's and women's track teams from Southeast Missouri State University will receive a donation for the majority of sales at the sixth annual barbecue sale, August 16-18 at the Country Mart, 309 Jackson Street, in Jackson.
The barbecue will be sold from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16-18, in the parking lot in front of Country Mart. Coaches and athletes from the teams will join with the staff at Country Mart to prepare and sell the barbecue that can be for take out or for dining at the site.
"This is a great event that provides our programs financial support and provides our fans a chance to buy great barbecue at great prices," said Southeast basketball coach Scott Edgar. "We certainly appreciate and thank Country Mart for making the event possible."
Chief cook, Greg Brune, director of athletic development at Southeast, says the event is a tremendous opportunity for the three teams to raise much needed funds and for coaches to interact with all the people who attend the sale.
Some of the items available for sale include a side of rubs for just $11.99, whole BBQ chicken for $4.99, pork steak for $2.50, Johnsonville Brats for $1.50, a BBQ sandwich for $1.50, cold soda for $1.00 and chips for 50 cents.
"This is an event that people look forward to each year," said Southeast track coach Joey Haines. "We have great tasting barbecue and the prices are very reasonable."
The barbecue sale begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16 with serving hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.