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Air Force Veteran Duo Opens Their Fourth Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Air Force Veteran Duo Opens Their Fourth Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

The new location opensthis Thursday in La Junta, CO 

(La Junta,CO) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens in La Junta Thursday, February 18 with fourweeks of specials and giveaways, including free barbecue for a year for threelucky guests. To enter to win, guests can either use hashtag #1FreeYearofBBQ on any social mediapage, order online or sign up for the Big Yellow Cup Club to receive loyalty points and members-only specials.The first four Thursdays after opening, Dickey’s will offer the first 50 guestsa complimentary special treat. On Fridays, the new store will offer 50 percentoff meals for uniformed first responders, and guests will have the opportunityto donate to Dickey’s charitable foundation, Barbecue, Boots & Badges. OnSundays, kids eat free at Dickey’s with every purchase of an adult dine-in mealof $10 or more.


To joinDickey’s Big Yellow Cub Club and receive members-only specials and discounts,click here.


“The Dickeyfamily congratulates Bob and Barbara Rusnak on opening their fourth Dickey’sBarbecue Pit location,” says Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s BarbecueRestaurants, Inc. “Dickey’s is growing rapidly nationwide and we are proud tocontinue our expansion in Colorado, where Dickey’s opened its first franchiseoutside of Texas in 1998.”


Doors openthis Thursday and guests can enjoy the grand opening events over the next fourweeks:


Thirsty Thursdays—All guests willreceive a free iconic Big Yellow Cub with a reusable travel lid and straw. Thefirst 50 guests will also receive a complimentary special treat.


Philanthropy Fridays— “You Give, WeGive”: guests who donate to Dickey’s charitable foundation, Barbecue, Boots & Badges, willreceive a gift card in appreciation for supporting Dickey’s foundation.Uniformed first responders also receive 50 percent off their meal.


Singer/Songwriter Saturdays— Enjoy livemusic from local musician, Sergio Alex Perez.


Kids Eat Free All Day Every Sunday withthe purchase of a $10 dine-in meal per adult.


To find theDickey’s Barbecue Pit nearest you, click here.


The Rusnaks,after retiring from the United States Air Force, have been with the Dickey’sBarbecue Pit family for five years. They are hoping to turn their now fourlocations into a growing family business by bringing their son into theequation. “We are excited to open this new location and have the opportunity toserve the residents of La Junta,” says Bob Rusnak. “The Dickey’s brand hasgrown so much in our years as owners and we are happy to see where it goes inthe future.”


Residents ofLa Junta can find their newest Dickey’s location at Red Lion Hotel, 1325 East 3rdSt. La Junta, CO 81050. The phone number is 719-383-3943.


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About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s largest barbecue chainwas founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey with the goal of authenticslow-smoked barbecue. Today, all meats are still slow smoked on-site in eachrestaurant living up to the company tagline, “We Speak Barbecue.” TheDallas-based family-run barbecuefranchise offers a quality selection of signature meats, savory sides,tangy barbecue sauce and free kids’ meals every Sunday. The fast-casual concepthas expanded to more than 600 locations in 44 states. In 2016, Dickey’s wonfirst place on Fast Casual’s “Top100 Movers and Shakers” and ranked in the top ten of Franchise Times’ “Fastand Serious.” Dickey’s Barbecue Pit wasrecognized for the third year by Nation’s Restaurant News as a “Top 10 GrowthChain” and by Technomic as the “Fastest-growing restaurant chain in the country.”For more information, visit www.dickeys.comor for barbecue franchise opportunities call 866.340.6188.




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