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Mr. Dickey Stops by for Guest Appreciation Event at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Aurora

(Aurora, CO) OnFriday,August 22 Dickey’s Barbecue’s lead chef and chairman, Roland Dickey, Sr. is celebrating barbecue lovers inAurorawith a Guest Appreciation Event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Aurora location. Guests will get a chance to beef up their barbecue skills just in time for Labor Day when Mr. Dickey gives out 100 free autographed copies of his cookbook,Mr. Dickey’s Barbecue Cookbook.

“I love an opportunity to meet our guests across the country,” said chairman, Roland Dickey, Sr. “Sharing our recipes with guests and their families is something I look forward to at all of our customer events.”

Guests can stop by for country music when radio station98.5 KYGOis on- site from11 a.m. to 1 p.m.During the event, the location will serve$2 pulled pork sandwiches.One lucky winner will receive free barbecue for an entire year.

“We’re excited to meet the man behind the food and celebrate with our guests in Aurora” said local franchisee, Larry Volf. “Dickey’s is such a great brand and we enjoy serving this wonderful community.”

The Dickey’s Barbecue Pit inAurorais located at10551 East Garden Drive, Suite 106and the store’s phone number is 720-343-7518. You can keep up with this store onFacebook.

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