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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Serves Up Pit-Smoked Barbecue to Rock Island

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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Serves Up Pit-Smoked Barbecue to Rock Island

Published: 21 Nov 2013

(Rock Island, IL) On Thursday, November 21 at 11:00 a.m. the new Dickey’s Barbecue in Rock Island will open its doors and the first 50 dine-in customers who purchase an item on that day will receive a gift card fully loaded with up to $50 to Dickey’s Barbecue.   “I am looking forward to serving great Texas barbecue to the Rock Island community,” said franchise owner Bradley Emmert. “We offer a family friendly atmosphere, free ice cream and kids eat free on Sundays – I know it will be a big hit.”   The party continues Friday with merchandise giveaways including t-shirts, koozies and sunglasses. On Saturday there will be $2 Pulled Pork Barbecue sandwiches and radio station 103.7 FM will be on site from noon to 2:00p.m.   Bradley Emmert and business partners Mark Shaecher and Mike Nicolas looked into franchising opportunities and loved the history and culture of Dickey’s Barbecue.  They would like to open more locations in the future.   Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Rock Island is located at 4018 Blackhawk Road next to the Dollar General and K-Mart in Rock Valley Plaza and the store phone number is 309-283-7021. To learn more about this local Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, check out their Facebook. Click to tweet #DickeysRockIsland.