Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Cedar Hill Raises Money For High Pointe Elementary School This Tuesday

Mark Kerr Lends a Helping Hand to Support a Local School on January 24th.

CEDAR HILL, Texas, Jan. 20, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- On Tuesday, January 24th Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Cedar Hill will be donating 15% of the day's total sales to benefit the students of High Pointe Elementary School.

"I really want to give back to my local community," said franchise owner Mark Kerr. "Education is such a fundamental part of a young person's life. High Pointe Elementary School is a great school and I am extremely excited to help out."

The store is located at 642 Uptown Boulevard, Cedar Hill, TX 75104, (972) 291-3060. Dickey's is open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Don't forget kids eat free every day from now until February 29th.

"We will use the money to further the efforts of High Pointe's PTA. We use all of the funds raised to benefit the children and school," said Veronica Hutchings, president of the PTA and mother of a 4th grader at High Pointe. "We will be giving scholarships to teachers this year so that they can fund some of the items on their wish lists, as well as helping to fund some of the school's Spring projects like, Field Day, Day at the Rangers Ballpark, and the school's lock in."

High Pointe Elementary School has been ranked as Recognized Elementary for the last 2 years. The community is encouraged to come to the Cedar Hill Dickey's in order to help the students of High Pointe receive programming and educational tools that will assist students for many years to come.

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 leader of fast-casual barbecue 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 Barbecue Restaurants can now be found in 36 states and 206 locations nationwide. For more information on partnering with Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188 or visit www.dickeys.com. Also visit our corporate Facebook page at www.facebook.com/dickeysbarbecuepit. Dickey's: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.

Media Contact:

Kate Morganelli
972-248-9899
kmorganelli@dickeys.com

SOURCE Dickey's Barbecue Pit

 

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