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BBQ, Bands & Brew nets $75,000 for Builders Care, names top barbecue joints in town

April 20, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association, netted $75,000 from the ninth annual BBQ, Bands & Brew event on Sunday, April 8.

Proceeds support Lee BIA Builders Care's mission of providing emergency repairs and construction services at no cost to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners who are unable to obtain repairs through traditional means.

Local headlining bands Rocker, Chasing Dallas, Deb & The Dynamics and Soulixer provided entertainment for more than 10,000 people in attendance, while area barbecue restaurants served up some of their tastiest items to claim these titles:

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The Jonesez BBQ team was named the People’s Choice Award winner and was picked as having the best chicken.

Best Ribs Famous Dave's

Best Chicken Jonesez BBQ

Best Pork BurgerQue

Best Side Dish Gator John's

Best Dessert Famous Dave's

Best Presentation Famous Dave's

People's Choice Award Jonesez BBQ

Best BBQ in SWFL Famous Dave's

"BBQ, Bands & Brew is always a great event, and this year we had 158 volunteers working behind the scenes to help make it a resounding success," said Christi Pritchett, executive director of Lee BIA Builders Care. "The music was great and the food was fantastic, but the best part is knowing we'll be able to help so many local residents repair their homes."

About Lee BIA Builders Care

Builders Care is the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (Lee BIA). Its mission is to provide emergency home repairs and construction services to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged people who are unable to obtain home repairs through traditional means. Builders Care and the Lee BIA are headquartered at 6835 International Center Blvd. #4 in Fort Myers. More information is available by calling 239-938-0056. Follow Builders Care at or on Twitter @LeeBuildersCare.



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