Mission BBQ honors American heroes on 9-11

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Mission BBQ honors American heroes on 9-11

California, MD - 8/15/2013

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By Press Release, Mission BBQ

Restaurant to donate proceeds from 9-11 NEVER FORGET American Hero Cups to local police, fire and EMS charities, as well as offer free sandwiches to all first responders

MISSION BBQ is now offering their 9-11 NEVER FORGET American Hero Cups in remembrance of all the victims and brave men and women who sacrificed their lives on September 11, 2001.  For the next month, $2.00 from each $3.99 cup sold will be donated to local police, fire and EMS organizations in the restaurant’s Glen Burnie, Nottingham-Perry Hall and California, MD communities.  On Wednesday, September 11, MISSION BBQ will also honor all law enforcement, firefighters and EMS with free turkey, pork and brisket sandwiches all day at each of its restaurants.  Additionally, a local first responder will perform a live rendition of the National Anthem at Noon at all locations:

  • Glen Burnie:  Harundale Shopping Center – 7748 Ritchie Hwy, Glen Burnie, MD 21061
  • Nottingham-Perry Hall:  Festival at Perry Hall – 4132 E. Joppa Rd, Nottingham, MD 21236
  • California:  San Souci Plaza – 22599 MacArthur Blvd., California, MD 20619

 “We will never forget that tragic day in history that changed the world forever,” says MISSON BBQ co-owners Bill Kraus and Steve Newton. “This is our opportunity to remember, give back and honor those brave men and women who run into dangerous situations, while others are running out.”

Keeping with its mission to “Proudly Serve Those Who Serve,” MISSION BBQ will open its next location in the Canton neighborhood of Baltimore City in October 2013, followed by its first PA location in York by the end of year.  

About Mission BBQ:

MISSION BBQ first opened its doors on September 11, 2011, on the tenth anniversary of the day that changed the world forever. Owners Bill Kraus and Steve Newton opened the restaurant with a mission to give back to American Heroes, who protect, serve and save.  They traveled across the country, from Texas to Kansas City, to the Carolinas and St. Louis to master America’s greatest contribution to culinary arts: BBQ!  A few favorite menu items include Bay-B-Back Ribs; North Carolina Pulled Pork; and Jalapeno and Cheese Sausage. Each MISSION BBQ location supports and donates proceeds to numerous military charities including the Wounded Warrior Project, USO, Toys for Tots and the Honor Flight Network, as well as the many local police, fire and first responder charities in each of their communities. Every day, at exactly 12 noon, the entire restaurant halts to honor our country by saluting the flag, standing at attention and singing our National Anthem.  MISSION BBQ offers customized catering for parties of all sizes, small and large, and has an authentic deuce and half military truck outfitted with a fully operational smoker that can roll in and feed your army.  For more information about MISSION BBQ, please visit http://mission-bbq.com/. Follow Mission BBQ’s latest news on Twitter and Facebook

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