BBQ Rib Fest winners are in the spotlight

Clyde Eacho, left, from Lawrenceville (The Clubhouse Grill), George Daniel and Ronnie Williams from Victoria (Backyard Cooking), Ricky Jones, Josh Adams from South Hill, Mark Moore from Chester. (Live Your Dreams BBQ Team), Dillon Clary from Gasburg. Winners of Judges’ votes are:  1st Place - Clyde Eacho, 2nd Place - Mark Moore, 3rd place - Ronnie Williams.  Winners from People's Choice are:  1st Place - Ronnie Williams, 2nd Place - Ricky Jones, and 3rd Place - Dillon Clary. Volunteers with the Brunswick County Cancer Association would like to thank everyone who participated, volunteered, purchased tickets, sponsors, and the band for their help in making this a wonderful event in Brunswick County. (Elias Berhanu photo)

LAWRENCEVILLE – The 1st Annual BBQ Rib Fest was held Saturday, June 22, to benefit the Brunswick County Cancer Association. The Brunswick County Cancer Association was formed in August 2017 to provide assistance to the citizens of Brunswick County struggling with cancer.

The event was held in the renovated parking lot behind the Brunswick County Library. Mary Clary said the teams competing were: Freaking Squeaking BBG – Mike Parker, Nelson; BTOWN – BARBQ – Brad Rogers, Brodnax; the Clubhouse Gill – Clyde Eacho, Lawrenceville; Razor’s Rib’s – Ray A. Edmonds, Lawrenceville; Live Your Dreams BBQ Team – Mark Moore, Chester; Herc’s BBQ & Soul Food, Treavor Stevens, Alberta; Ricky Jones, South Hill; Backyard Cooking, Ronnie Williams and George Daniel, Victoria; LJC’s, Ivan Hargrove, Warfield; Randy Clary and Dillon Clary and the 4 McQuain’s, Jacob McQuain, Nelson. All donations received will be used in Brunswick County.

For more information about the Brunswick County Cancer Association write to P. O. Box 522, Lawrenceville, VA  23868 or email them and request an application at