Gurnee Exchange Club to Host Ribfest Fundraiser on Saturday August 12

For over 20 years, the Gurnee Exchange Club's Ribfest has been a popular part of the Gurnee Days weekend festival. Starting at Noon on Saturday August 12, the Club will be offering its full menu of barbeque ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, and roasted corn, plus a kids' menu of hot dogs and chips. Diners can choose from a full dinner platter to individual a la carte items with foodservice continuing until dusk or until sold out. There will also be a beer tent with service also starting at Noon with last call at 11:00pm. The annual rib-eating contest starts at 2:00pm Throughout the day, the Club will also be conducting a 50-50 raffle. Tickets are $2 each or 6 for $10. All activities are held on the Ribfest grounds at Viking Park in Gurnee (4374 Old Grand Avenue). Proceeds from Ribfest support the Club's charitable activities that are focused on prevention of child abuse and other family support services within the greater Gurnee area. For more information contact; 224-616-4789

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