Dickey's Barbecue Takes Part in PurpleStride DFW 2011

The Nation's Fastest Growing Barbecue Chain Supports the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

DALLAS, Nov. 11, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- On Sunday November 13th thousands of participants will meet at Reverchon Park to take part in PurpleStride DFW 2011 a 5K run and 1-mile awareness run/walk to support the fight against pancreatic cancer. There will be music, kids activities and Dickey's Barbecue will be donating 1,500 appetizing snack-packs.

Registration begins at 8:00 am and the event takes place from 9:30 am until 11:00 am. Registration is free for all pancreatic cancer survivors, $30 for adults ($35 on event day) and $10 for kids age 3 to 12. All the proceeds benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, "the national organization creating hope in a comprehensive way through research, patient support, community outreach and advocacy for a cure." For more information and to register for the event, visit: http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=483398

Dickey's Barbecue will have a fundraising team running in honor of Travis Dewey Dickey Jr. who lost his brave battle with cancer on May 15, 2011. As Chairman of the Board, T.D., along with his brother Roland expanded the network of Dickey's Barbecue Pits, which was founded by their father in 1941, throughout 35 states and is only 15 stores away from its goal of 200 stores by the end of 2011.

There are 186 locations in more than 35 states. For more information on Dickey's Barbecue Pit or to find a location near you please visit www.dickeys.com. For franchising information, please call 866-340-6188.

About Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants

Founded in 1941, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants began in Dallas, Texas. More than 70 years later, Dickey's is now the fastest growing barbecue chain in the country. Beginning with an aggressive growth strategy and proven business model, and since implementing its proprietary five revenue streams for business growth, Dickey's is the largest barbecue chain in the country. Currently, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants can be found in more than 35 states and 186 locations nationwide. For more information on partnering with Dickey's Barbeque Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188 or visit www.dickeys.com . Dickey's: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.

Media Contact:

Andrea Gonzaba
972-248-9899
agonzaba@dickeys.com

SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue

 

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