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08 September 2010


What:        St. Louis Home Fires 6th Annual BBQ Bash
To Benefit The Friends of the Saint Louis University Liver Center

When:     Saturday and Sunday, September 25 & 26, 2010

• Saturday 9/25 – 9:00 am until 11:00 pm
• Sunday 9/26 – 9:00 am until 3:00 pm

Where:    Wildwood Towne Center
West St. Louis County, Missouri

Why: The Sixth Annual St. Louis Home Fires BBQ Bash – sponsored by St. Louis Home Fires and a St. Louis Barbeque Society sanctioned event – features over 100 amateurs and professionals competing for the grand prize in eight categories including Ribs, Pork, Chicken, Brisket, and Steak. There will also be a competition for Chef’s Choice, Dessert, Chili and the Iron Chef Competition.

The event will also includes prizes awarded for the “People’s Choice” barbeque, a Chicken Wing eating contest, the “Best Decorated Booth”, and more. More than 22,000 people are expected to attend the weekend’s BBQ festivities.

As a part of the event, there will be a BBQ Raffle of premium barbeque prize packages, including two Weber Performer Grills and Mateker’s Meat Market gift certificates. Tickets are $1.00 each or six tickets for $5.00. Proceeds from the BBQ Raffle ticket sales will benefit the Friends of the Saint Louis University Liver Center.

Volunteers with the Friends of the Saint Louis University Liver Center will staff two Soda/Water/Beverage Booths at the event, sponsored by Schnuck’s, and a portion of the proceeds from the beverage sales will benefit the organization.

For more information about the St. Louis Home Fires BBQ Bash, please call Frank Schmer with St. Louis Home Fires at 636-256-6564.

And to purchase BBQ Raffle tickets, please contact the Friends office at 314-576-3078 or via email at before close of business on Thursday, 9/23/10.

Media Contacts: Leisa Duff
Friends of the SLU Liver Center
(314) 576-3078
Mary Hediger
For Friends of the SLU Liver Center
(314) 910-7895


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