The Dickey Foundation Awards Grant to Cockrell Hill Fire Department

Grant will help provide necessary communications equipment

The Dickey Foundation Awards Grant to Cockrell Hill Fire DepartmentDallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Dickey Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, awards grants to provide first responders with critical protective equipment and safety gear they need to help make their job easier and, more importantly, safer.

On Tuesday, October 12th at 6:30 p.m. the Dickey Foundation Board Chair Maurine Dickey and the Dallas County Commissioner Elba Garcia will award a grant at the Cockrell Hill City Council Meeting (City Hall, 4125 W. Clarendon, Cockrell Hill, Texas 75211)

The grant which is a joint effort between The Dickey Foundation and Dallas County Commissioner Elba Garcia will provide necessary communications equipment for the Cockrell Hill Fire Department.

“The Dickey Foundation is all about giving back to law enforcement and firefighters who put their lives on the line every day while serving our communities,” said Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “We are pleased that we are helping to provide necessary communications equipment to help the fire department serve the community quickly.”

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About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. 

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the world’s largest barbecue concept, was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey. For the past 80 years, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has served millions of guests Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ At Dickey’s, all our barbecued meats are smoked onsite in a hickory wood burning pit. Dickey’s proudly believes there’s no shortcut to true barbecue and it’s why they never say bbq. The Dallas-based, family-run barbecue franchise offers several slow-smoked meats and wholesome sides with ‘No B.S. (Bad Stuff)’ included. The fast-casual concept has expanded worldwide with international locations in the UAE and Japan. Dickey’s Restaurant brands have over 550 locations nationwide. In 2016, Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list, was named a Top 500 Franchise by Entrepreneur in 2018 and was named to Hospitality Technology Industry Heroes in 2021. Led by CEO Laura Rea Dickey, who was named among the country’s 50 most influential women in foodservice in 2020 by Nation’s Restaurant News and was recognized as one of the top 25 industry leaders on Fast Casual’s 2020 Top 100 Movers and Shakers list, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Fox News, Forbes Magazine, Franchise Times, The Wall Street Journal and QSR Magazine. For more information, visit www.dickeys.com.

Contact:
Chrissy Bachman
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
469-580-0459
cbachman@dickeys.com