BBQ, Bands and Brew fundraiser brings in $61,000 to benefit Lee BIA Builders Care

Lee Builders Care

The Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) raised a record $61,000 during the sixth annual BBQ, Bands and Brew presented by All Star Equipment Rentals and Sales to benefit its nonprofit charitable arm Builders Care. Held on Sunday, April 12 at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts, the fundraiser featured local musicians, food from several local restaurants, a BBQ competition to name the Best BBQ in town.  A team of celebrity judges voted MoFo’s Food Truck as winner of Best BBQ in town. Other winners included Best Pork by BurgerQue, Best Ribs by Jonesez BBQ, Best Chicken by MoFo’s Food Truck, Best Side Dish with alligator hush puppies went to Bonez Brothers, Best Presentation by Famous Dave’s and for six years straight, the winner of the People’s Choice award went to Jonesez BBQ. To view all of the winners, click here

The event was sponsored by All Star Equipment Rentals and Sales, Ferguson Bath, Kitchen and Lighting Gallery, Moen, Cape Coral Plumbing, Truly Nolen Pest Control, Siesta Pebble, Suncoast Beverage Supply, Sunset Air, Action Automatic Door & Gate, Dixie Buick GMC, Everglades Farm Equipment, Grabber Construction Products, Harbourside Custom Homes, LCEC and Stevens Construction. Media and promotions partners include WINK News, Florida Weekly, Priority Marketing, Cat Country 107.1, 95.3 The River and Happenings Magazine. Other supporting companies include Brent’s Music, Florida Hot Rods & Hogs, Kinetico Water Supply, Lightning Wireless Solutions, United Site Services, Minto Communities and Stock Development.

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