Alpha Omicron Pi will host their 39th annual barbecue before the
Tennessee-Georgia football game to raise money for scholarships and
On Saturday at 5 p.m. in Circle Park, a barbecue dinner, which includes a
Buddy's Barbecue sandwich, chips, a Little Debbie Snack and Coca-Cola
beverage, can be purchased for $6.
"It's going to be a traditional barbecue," said Shelley King, public
relations chair for the barbecue.
The Back Porch Rockers, a bluegrass band, will provide entertainment for
King said the barbecue is not just for the Greeks, but for anyone who wants
to eat barbecue and listen to the band.
"It's going to be a really festive atmosphere," King said.
A portion of the proceeds will go to Arthritis Research, a local chapter of
the Arthritis Foundation, which is AOPi's philanthropy.
Some of the money will be given to the Harriet Greve Scholarship Fund,
which gives two UT students a total of $2,500 annually.
King said although they are only prepared to serve 4,000 dinners, people
have traditionally come to the area to hang out before the game since it is
so close to Neyland Stadium.
AOPi holds annual barbecue fund-raiser
Published: Fri Oct 08, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:59 p.m.