Downtown BBQ festival in a works – Minden Press

February 9, 2016 - bbq set

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A new grill cook-off festival is entrance to downtown Minden in a spring.

The initial Grilling on Main, presented by a Minden Main Street Board and sponsored by MBL Bank, is set to glow adult on Jun 4 in downtown Minden.

Main Street Board Members, from left, Alicia Adams, Kathy Copeland, President Terry Garnder and Downtown Director Becky White plead a arriving grill cook-off. Bruce Franklin/Press-Herald
Main Street Board Members, from left, Alicia Adams, Kathy Copeland, President Terry Garnder and Downtown Director Becky White plead a arriving grill cook-off. Bruce Franklin/Press-Herald

Terry Gardner, Main Street Board President, pronounced a cook-off will be an sparkling family-friendly festival for downtown.

“Backyard barbecuing has been a favorite entertainment of cave given childhood. For many years we have wanted to move this form of foe to Minden,” he said. “As boss of Minden’s Main Street Board, we found this was a eventuality to move Grilling On Main to life.”

The house met Monday dusk for a monthly house assembly where Gardner presented members – along with Downtown Director Becky White – binders with due skeleton for a BBQ fest.

Board members discussed ideas for a festival and while they aren’t prepared to recover any skeleton yet, they are formulation to have a girl foe for ages 12 by 17 and an adult foe for anyone 18 and older.

Gardner pronounced there are grand-prize winners for both a girl and adult completions and ambience cups will be sole so that revelers can representation a griller’s creations.

The cabinet skeleton to accommodate again in a subsequent integrate weeks and hopes to finalize some-more sum for a festival.

Gardner says while MBL Bank is a five-star unite for a festival, there are now 4 other levels of sponsorships for area business, that embody opposite perks. For some-more information on sponsorships, Gardner pronounced email him during tgardner@tgcompanies.us or Becky White during city gymnasium during mainstreet@mindenusa.com.

“This is really an eventuality we are going to go forward and symbol on your calendar,” Gardner said.

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