FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 1, 2022
Contact: Jessica Penney (281) 441-3754
HOUSTON, TX – Family Promise of Lake Houston would like to announce it is the Twelfth Annual Chicks and Hogs BBQ and Brew – Off fundraising event, presented by Varel Energy Solutions, happening Saturday, September 24, 2022 at Harley-Davidson of Kingwood located at 111 Northpines Drive, Kingwood, Texas 77339, the fun starts at 2:00 p.m. At this year’s Chicks and Hogs BBQ Cook-Off and Brew-Off fundraising event we’re aiming to raise $50,000 to benefit homeless children and their families in our immediate area.
Chicks and Hogs, presented by Varel Energy Solutions, will include a BBQ Cook-Off Competition, Local Brewery Brew-Off Competition, Silent Auction, Wine Pull, Live Music by the Dallam County Band, Kid Zone (complete with climbing wall), two chance drawings for $5,000 cash sponsored by the Edward Jones Foundation, as well as local Celebrity Judges announcing this year’s BBQ Cook-Off and Brew-Off winners! Mark Linabury, President and CEO of Great East Montgomery County Chamber, returns as our master of ceremonies and we couldn’t be happier! This year’s Brew-Off will feature FOUR local breweries: Lake Houston Brewery, DECA Brewing Company, Ingenious Brewing Company, and Back Pew Brewing Company. Early bird tickets for the event are available for purchase today until September 19th on Eventbrite (www.tinyurl.com/chicksandhogs22) for $20 which does include a BBQ sandwich. Ticket prices go up to $25 on September 20th. Biergarten tickets are $15 and available for those over the age of 21. Kids under 12 are free. Those interested in competing in our BBQ Cook-Off can also register their team using Eventbrite and our BBQ Cook-Team Coordinator will reach out with more information.
In addition to our Cook-Off and Brew-Off there will be plenty of fun for the kids. There will be inflatables, carnival games, dunk booth, face painting and climbing wall. Onsite there will be a concession stand where BBQ sandwiches, chips, candy, water, and soda will be available for purchase. Throughout the day Chicks and Hogs will host performances from local high school dance teams and bands in addition to closing out the night with a live performance from the Dallam County Band.
All proceeds from Chicks and Hogs benefit Family Promise of Lake Houston raising funds to support our programming which provides daily support and educational programs for 90 to 120 days that lead each family to permanent self-sufficiency. Trained volunteers bring in home-cooked meals, spend time reading and mentoring the families and providing a safe and warm environment for them to spend the night. Family Promise of Lake Houston also provides a two year After Care Program for all our graduates to enhance their success.
Family Promise of Lake Houston looks forward to hosting this year’s Chicks and Hogs BBQ Cook-off and Brew-off presented by Varel Energy Solutions. Thank you to all 2022 event sponsors Varel Energy Solutions, Churchill Mortgage, Stander & Co., Edward Jones Foundation, Harley Davidson-Kingwood, K&S Sportswear, and Chick-Fil-A Beltway 8. This event would not be possible without of sponsors and their participation is integral in our event’s success.
For more information, please call Family Promise of Lake Houston at 281-441-3754 or email [email protected].