In an exertion to convey extra entertainment to the Hillsdale community, WCSR 92.1 FM and its parent corporation, McKibbin Media Group, hosted its 1st-ever WCSR Smoke Clearly show offered by County National Financial institution on Saturday, June 25 at the Hillsdale County fairgrounds. The celebration was built as a neighborhood BBQ prepare dinner-off with reside enjoyment. 1000’s of men and women had been in attendance throughout the day.
Twenty groups participated in a BBQ cook dinner-off in which they had been every expected to get ready roughly 18 lbs . of pork more than an eight-hour period of time. The WCSR Smoke Demonstrate was totally free to the public, and patrons could obtain a $5 tasting wristband for the prospect to sample the contestants’ BBQ. The most of 500 tasting wristbands offered out in 90 minutes.
A panel of nine judges (which include Michigan Affiliation of Broadcasters President/CEO Sam Klemet) sampled the smoked pork and scored it on a variety of types these kinds of as flavor, dampness, texture, and more. The winners of the contest and their respective prize cash, courtesy of County Countrywide Financial institution, are below. The top rated a few also acquired trophies from WCSR.
- Matt Bell – $921
- Shana Coty – $500
- Significant E’s BBQ – $300
- DDQ – $200
- Matt McDowell – $100.
In addition to the BBQ cook-off, a variety of neighborhood-place suppliers provided supplemental choices for foodstuff and buying young ones were capable to get pleasure from absolutely free pony rides, a petting zoo and carnival games thanks to the HUB Church and Wild World Adventures The Halter Centre furnished an archery place for people today of all ages and 4 bands graced the stage all through the working day to deliver cost-free live enjoyment: Five 2nd Rule ft. Russ Kendrick Martin, Kung Fu Diesel, Mark Arshak, and Remnantz.
MMG internet marketing expert and MAB Foundation board member, Mark Libke, who oversaw the group and execution of the party, imagined it was a wonderful 1st 12 months of the party.
“It’s our duty as a area radio station to provide our local community with good amusement possibilities and this party was a major step to carrying out that target,” Libke mentioned. “We had hundreds of pleased patrons that attended and it was a wonderful competition environment for all associated. A big thanks to our partners and for the MAB and other neighborhood leaders who attended and created this occasion really specific.”
McKibbin Media Team is presently in the throes of arranging their future free local community celebration, the Slide Fest & Chili Classic in downtown Jackson Saturday, Oct. 1.