Chattanooga Breakfast Rotary Club Presents I Smell Smoke

Monday, April 28, 2014

The Chattanooga Breakfast Rotary Club presents its third “I Smell Smoke” fundraiser on Saturday, May 17, 2014.  Club members will smoke over 300 Boston Butts, $35 each,  in the parking lot of Rivermont Presbyterian Church, 3319 Hixson Pike, all day on May 17th with distribution on that evening  between 6 – 8 p.m.   New this year are Smoked Whole chickens at $10, Pulled Pork at $9/lb. and 4 different pints of BBQ sauce at $5 each, see website for flavors. 

Pre-orders are required and must be completed or turned in no later than May 10    For those that wish to donate a Boston Butt or a Smoked Chicken to the Community Kitchen, that option is also available on the order form.

  The online order form is available at www.Ismellsmokebbq.com.  A hard copy of the form may be downloaded and can be mailed.

Credit cards orders are also available via the website; however, a $1 surcharge fee will be applied.  Your receipt from the credit card order is your voucher for pickup.

All proceeds benefit the club’s local project fund which supports four neighborhood public elementary schools technology initiatives.  For additional information on the fundraiser, or where to mail downloaded order forms, contact Andrew Scalf at either (423) 967-4971 or ascalf@timesfreepress.com.   

 


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