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Soulman’s Bar-B-Que Backs North Texas Students with Backpack Drive

Drop-offs available at all 21 DFW Soulman’s locations

July 23, 2019 (DALLAS) – With the rise in North Texas school districts that have a high volume of students in need, Soulman’s Bar-B-Que is teaming up with local Dallas radio station, 94.9 KLTY, to coordinate donations of backpacks and school supplies at all of their 21 North Texas locations beginning on July 22, 2019.

“We are strongly committed to the communities we serve. In the spirit of back-to-school and access to a great education for each and every child, we are opening our doors to anyone who wants to gather new school supplies, fill as many backpacks as they can and bring them to any of our collection boxes. Our goal is to get as many supplies and backpacks to students in time for the first day of the 2019-2020 school year,” says Soulman’s Bar-B-Que Director of Marketing, Baylea Wood.

Soulman’s and 94.9 KLTY will be hosting a Kick-Off Event on August 3, 2019 at the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Additionally, there will be four live remote broadcasts in August at the Soulman’s Bar-B-Que locations in Southlake (10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on August 5), Wylie (11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on August 6),  Mansfield (5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on August 7) and Royse City (3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on August 9).

Soulman’s Bar-B-Que is honored to support education in North Texas through numerous initiatives. Throughout the year, Soulman’s Bar-B-Que hosts events that benefit their neighboring schools. Coupled with fundraising for booster clubs, auction donations, team meals and Spirit Nights, Soulman’s is a proud sponsor of education in North Texas.

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 About Soulman’s Bar-B-Que

For more than 40 years, Soulman’s Bar-B-Que has satisfied the hardest to please bar-b-que lovers….Texans!  Founded in Pleasant Grove, Texas in 1974, Soulman’s had only a few simple goals—serve great Texas-style BBQ and offer friendly, sincere service.  Soulman’s original family recipes are still the foundation for the company’s success from their 8 different types of meat that are smoked “low & slow” over only hickory wood to their famous homemade sides, including Ranch house beans and Texas style cream corn! Throughout the years, this family-owned and operated company has remained true to their original strive for success and customer satisfaction and is honored to be considered one of the Top Bar-B-Que Chains in America (2018). Soulman’s currently owns and operates 21 North and East Texas locations in Addison, Allen, Cedar Hill, Forney, Garland, Greenville, Hurst, Hurst- Grapevine Highway, Lancaster, Lewisville, Mansfield, Mesquite, Quinlan, Rockwall I-30, Rockwall Goliad, Royse City, Southlake, Sulphur Springs, Terrell, Van and Wylie. To learn more about Soulman’s Bar-B-Que, visit them online at http://www.soulmans.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/soulmansbbq.

 

Media Contact:
Dana Cobb; 972-955-9747
pr@soulmans.com

HEB Chamber Photo Contest – 2019

You already know that HEB is the place to be – we do, too. But now we want EVERYONE to know about our three great cities. And that’s why we’re hosting the HEB Chamber Photo Contest, sponsored by Frost Bank.

We’re looking for fun, original, interesting images of Hurst, Euless and Bedford. What you photograph is up to you. It could be an event, a place, an activity, or a scene – we particularly enjoy photos of people at work or enjoying our community. Show us what makes HEB such a great place to live, work and play!

The contest is open to all professional and amateur photographers, including youth. And of course we have prizes: First place is $150, second prize is $75 and third prize is $50. Your photo also might be included in our 2020 membership directory and community guide — perhaps even on the cover!

Participants may enter up to six photos, complete rules below. Email entries to paola@heb.org. Winners will be announced in the fall.

The HEB Chamber Photo Contest is a great way to celebrate our three cities and our talented residents. So don’t delay – grab your camera and start clicking!

RULES

 

  1. Entries must be the original work of the entrant, not infringe on the rights of others and have been taken in 2018 or 2019 in HEB.
  2. The contest is open to everyone, no age requirements.
  3. Photos will be judged for originality, technical excellence, and overall impact. Photos cannot be altered beyond standard optimization, cropping, color and contrast adjustments, etc.
  4. Entrants may submit up to six photos. Entries should be submitted in jpeg format, 300 dpi or higher. Please provide a short caption for each photo. (For example, “Family walking through Bob Eden Park in Euless.”)
  5. HEB Chamber of Commerce Board members and their immediate families can participate but are not eligible to win prizes. “Immediate family members” are those living in the same household.
  6. If identifiable individuals appear in a photo, the photographer must provide a signed Photo Release Form from each individual. If minors are in the photo, a signed consent form is required for each youth.
  7. If the photographer is a minor, a legal guardian must complete and include the Minor Entry Permission Form.
  8. The Chamber will retain the right to publish all photos submitted, to use in our membership directory and community guide, on our website and for other Chamber promotions. Appropriate attribution will be given to the photographer, but no further compensation will be given.
  9. Photos submitted without the appropriate release forms will not be eligible for the contest or for publication. Participation in the contest implies acceptance of all contest rules, regardless of whether entrants sign a statement confirming acceptance.
  10. Winners will be announced in the fall, all decisions made by the judges are final.
  11. Entry Deadline is Friday, September, 13, 2019.

Email entries to paola@heb.org. If you need assistance, please email paola@heb.org or call 817-283-1521.

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