CEDAR HILL, Texas, April 5, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- Dickey's Barbecue is hosting a blood drive benefitting Carter Blood Center on April 14 from 3pm to 7pm. Franchise owner Mark Kerr is grateful for the opportunity to give back to the community.
"The blood drive touches us deeply," said Kerr. "Last year one of our employees needed an emergency blood transfusion and we are hoping that by holding this event we can help save more lives."
The Cedar Hill location is at 642 Uptown Boulevard. For more information on the event and how you can contribute call 972-291-3060.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit opened its first location in Dallas in 1941. Dickey's began franchising in 1994 and has continued to grow across the country. Dickey's currently has over 200 locations in 36 states nationwide.
Dickey's Barbecue offers a quality selection of signature meats, home style sides and tangy barbecue sauce. All meats are slow smoked on site in each restaurant.
Founded in 1941, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants began in Dallas, Texas. More than 70 years later, Dickey's is now the world's largest barbecue chain. Beginning with an aggressive growth strategy and proven business model, and since implementing its proprietary five revenue streams for business growth, Dickey's is on track to maintain its 61% growth rate in 2012. Currently, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants can now be found in 36 states and over 200 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.
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