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1/27/20: MISSION BBQ Opens 16th Location in Maryland

Germantown, MD Grand Opening on January 27

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MISSION BBQ is opening its 92nd location in Germantown, MD on Monday, January 27. This location will be the 16th in Maryland for the restaurant known for its traditional American BBQ with a hefty side of patriotism.  The event began at 12 noon with the singing of Our National Anthem performed live by a local Uniformed American Hero. The ribbon cutting ceremony followed immediately afterwards. 

For co-founders Bill Kraus and Steve Newton, the opening of another Maryland location brings the growth of MISSION BBQ full circle. “We remain proud and humble to serve yet another community in our home state,” states Kraus. “We never want to forget where we came from.” MISSION BBQ continues to expand throughout the eastern half of the United States with a targeted goal of 150 restaurants by the end of 2021.

As is tradition with the opening of every MISSION BBQ, the Germantown location hosted charity nights throughout the week leading up to the Grand Opening with all sales donated to organizations chosen by local fire and police departments in the Germantown Community, as well as the USO of Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan. 

Firefighters Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only 

Raising $2414 for the Maryland Fire Chiefs Association. 

Police Officers Friends and Family Night - Private Party – Invitation Only  

Raising $3044 for the Montgomery County Police Foundation. 

Military Appreciation Night - Open to the Public

Friday, January 10: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Raising $5343 the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore. 

MISSION BBQ is located at 19800 Century Blvd., Suite 600, Germantown, MD 20874.

 

1/14/20: Support Our Troops, Support the USO

MISSION BBQ in Germantown, MD hosts Military Appreciation Night

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MISSION BBQ is opening its 90th location in Germantown, MD on Monday, January 13, 2020. This location will be the 16th in Maryland for the restaurant known for its traditional American BBQ with a hefty side of patriotism.  

For co-founders Bill Kraus and Steve Newton, the opening of another Maryland location brings the growth of MISSION BBQ full circle. “We remain proud and humble to serve yet another community in our home state,” states Kraus. “We never want to forget where we came from.” MISSION BBQ continues to expand throughout the eastern half of the United States with current plans to end 2019 with over 95 units of operation.  

As is tradition with the opening of every MISSION BBQ, the Germantown location will host charity nights throughout the week leading up to the Grand Opening. An open to the public Military Appreciation Night will be held on Friday, January 24th from 6 to 9 pm with all sales donated to the USO of Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan. During this event only, the first 100 people to purchase an American Hero Cup will receive Free BBQ for a Year. Private Party events will also be held to support the local Fire and Police Charities in the Germantown Community. 

All Grand Opening events will be held at: MISSION BBQ, 19800 Century Blvd., Suite 600, Germantown, MD 20874.

 

Firefighters Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only 

Benefiting the Maryland Fire Chiefs Association. 

Police Officers Friends and Family Night - Private Party – Invitation Only  

Benefiting the Montgomery County Police Foundation. 

Military Appreciation Night - Open to the Public

Friday, January 24: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Benefiting the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore. 

Grand Opening Day - Open to the Public 

Monday, January 27: 12 Noon. Live rendition of the National Anthem followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony. Doors open immediately afterward. 

1/13/20: MISSION BBQ Opens 4th Location in Indiana

Merrillville, IN Grand Opening on January 13

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MISSION BBQ opened its 91st location in Merrillville, IN on Monday, January 13. The event began at 12 noon with the singing of Our National Anthem performed live by a local Uniformed American Hero. The ribbon cutting ceremony followed immediately afterwards. 

This location is the 4th in Indiana for the restaurant known for its traditional American BBQ with a hefty side of patriotism. For co-founders Bill Kraus and Steve Newton, the opening of another Indiana location brings the growth of MISSION BBQ full circle. The restaurants will continue to expand throughout the eastern half of the United States with a targeted goal of 150 restaurants by the end of 2021.

As is tradition with the opening of every MISSION BBQ, the Merrillville location hosted charity nights throughout the week leading up to the Grand Opening with all sales donated to organizations chosen by local fire and police departments in the Merrillville Community, as well as the USO of Indiana.

  

Firefighters Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only

Raising $1486 for Supporting Heroes INC.

Police Officers Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only 

Raising $2809 for the Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (NILEA)

Military Appreciation Night - Open to the Public

Friday, January 10: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Raising $3280 for the USO of Indiana

MISSION BBQ is located at 2217 E 80th Ave, Suite A Merrillville, IN 46410.

  

1/13/20: MISSION BBQ Opens 4th Location in Indiana

Merrillville, IN Grand Opening on January 13

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MISSION BBQ opened its 91st location in Merrillville, IN on Monday, January 13. The event began at 12 noon with the singing of Our National Anthem performed live by a local Uniformed American Hero. The ribbon cutting ceremony followed immediately afterwards. 

This location is the 4th in Indiana for the restaurant known for its traditional American BBQ with a hefty side of patriotism. For co-founders Bill Kraus and Steve Newton, the opening of another Indiana location brings the growth of MISSION BBQ full circle. The restaurants will continue to expand throughout the eastern half of the United States with a targeted goal of 150 restaurants by the end of 2021.

As is tradition with the opening of every MISSION BBQ, the Merrillville location hosted charity nights throughout the week leading up to the Grand Opening with all sales donated to organizations chosen by local fire and police departments in the Merrillville Community, as well as the USO of Indiana.

  

Firefighters Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only

Raising $1486 for Supporting Heroes INC.

Police Officers Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only 

Raising $2809 for the Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (NILEA)

Military Appreciation Night - Open to the Public

Friday, January 10: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Raising $3280 for the USO of Indiana

MISSION BBQ is located at 2217 E 80th Ave, Suite A Merrillville, IN 46410.

  

1/13/20: MISSION BBQ Opens 3rd Location in Indiana

Fort Wayne, IN Grand Opening on January 13

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MISSION BBQ opened its 90th location in Fort Wayne, IN on Monday, January 13. The event began at 12 noon with the singing of Our National Anthem performed live by a local Uniformed American Hero. The ribbon cutting ceremony followed immediately afterwards. 

This location is the 3rd in Indiana for the restaurant known for its traditional American BBQ with a hefty side of patriotism. For co-founders Bill Kraus and Steve Newton, the opening of another Indiana location brings the growth of MISSION BBQ full circle. The restaurants will continue to expand throughout the eastern half of the United States with a targeted goal of 150 restaurants by the end of 2021.

As is tradition with the opening of every MISSION BBQ, the Fort Wayne location hosted charity nights throughout the week leading up to the Grand Opening with all sales donated to organizations chosen by local fire and police departments in the Fort Wayne Community, as well as the USO of Indiana.

Firefighters Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only

Raising $2273 for the Great Lakes Burn Camp

Police Officers Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only 

Raising $1811 for the “Leaving a Living Legacy” Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 14

Military Appreciation Night - Open to the Public

Friday, January 10: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Raising $3241 for the USO of Indiana

MISSION BBQ is located at 407 W Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46805.

1/7/20: Buy a Card, Help a Hero

MISSION BBQ donates $70,257 to local National Guard

Gift Card Thank You
 

Thanks to Our Customers and their the generous support of our holiday gift card program, MISSION BBQwill donate $70,257.  For each card purchased between November 29, 2019 and December 21, 2019, 10% of the sale was donated to the local National Guard in 16 different states.  We are humbled by your continued support.

12/30/19: Support Our Troops, Support the USO

MISSION BBQ in Merrillville, IN hosts Military Appreciation Night

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The new MISSION BBQ in Merrillville, IN will host an open to the public Military Appreciation Night on Friday, January 10th. The event will be held from 6 pm – 9 pm and all sales will be donated to the USO of Indiana. In addition, the first 100 people to purchase an American Heroes Cup at that event will receive Free BBQ for a Year. 

As is tradition with the opening of every MISSION BBQ, the Merrillville location Grand Opening will be on Monday, January 13th at noon with a live rendition of the National Anthem followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony. Doors open immediately afterward. Private Party events will also be held to support the local Fire and Police Charities in the Merrillville Community.

All Grand Opening events will be held at: MISSION BBQ,  2217 E 80th Ave, Suite A,  Merrillville, IN 46410.

 

Firefighters Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only

Benefiting the Supporting Heroes INC.

Police Officers Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only 

Benefiting the Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (NILEA)

Military Appreciation Night - Open to the Public

Friday, January 10: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Benefiting the USO of Indiana

Grand Opening Day - Open to the Public

Monday, January 13: 12 Noon. Live singing of the National Anthem and ribbon cutting.

  

12/30/19: Support Our Troops, Support the USO

MISSION BBQ in Fort Wayne, IN hosts Military Appreciation Night

Fort Wayne USO

The new MISSION BBQ in Fort Wayne, IN will host an open to the public Military Appreciation Night on Friday, January 10th. The event will be held from 6 pm – 9 pm and all sales will be donated to the USO of Indiana. In addition, the first 100 people to purchase an American Heroes Cup at that event will receive Free BBQ for a Year. 

As is tradition with the opening of every MISSION BBQ, the Fort Wayne location Grand Opening will be on Monday, January 13th at noon with a live rendition of the National Anthem followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony. Doors open immediately afterward. Private Party events will also be held to support the local Fire and Police Charities in the Fort Wayne Community.

All Grand Opening events will be held at: MISSION BBQ, 407 W Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46805

 

Firefighters Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only

Benefiting the Great Lakes Burn Camp

Police Officers Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only 

Benefiting the “Leaving a Living Legacy” Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 14

Military Appreciation Night - Open to the Public

Friday, January 10: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Benefiting the USO of Indiana

Grand Opening Day - Open to the Public

Monday, January 13: 12 Noon. Live singing of the National Anthem and ribbon cutting.

12/16/19: MISSION BBQ Opens 19th Location in Virginia

Herndon, VA Grand Opening on December 16 

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MISSION BBQ opened its 89th location in Herndon, VA on Monday, December 16. The event began at 12 noon with the singing of Our National Anthem performed live by a local Uniformed American Hero. The ribbon cutting ceremony followed immediately afterwards. 

This location is the 19th in Virginia for the restaurant known for its traditional American BBQ with a hefty side of patriotism. For co-founders Bill Kraus and Steve Newton, the opening of another Virginia location brings the growth of MISSION BBQ full circle. The restaurants will continue to expand throughout the eastern half of the United States with current plans to end 2019 with over 90 units of operation. 

As is tradition with the opening of every MISSION BBQ, the Herndon location hosted charity nights throughout the week leading up to the Grand Opening with all sales donated to organizations chosen by local fire and police departments in the Herndon Community, as well as the USO of Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan. 

Firefighters Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only

Raising $880 for the Fairfax County FiRST

Police Officers Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only 

Raising $1505 for Paws of Honor

Military Appreciation Night - Open to the Public

Friday, December 13: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Raising $5073 for the USO of Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan

MISSION BBQ is located at 2403 Centreville Road, Bldg. B, Herndon, VA 20171.

12/16/19: MISSION BBQ Opens 18th Location in Virginia

Midlothian, VA Grand Opening on December 16 

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MISSION BBQ opened its 88th location in Midlothian, VA on Monday, December 16. The event began at 12 noon with the singing of Our National Anthem performed live by a local Uniformed American Hero. The ribbon cutting ceremony followed immediately afterwards. 

This location is the 18th in Virginia and the second location in Midlothian for the restaurant known for its traditional American BBQ with a hefty side of patriotism. For co-founders Bill Kraus and Steve Newton, the opening of another Virginia location brings the growth of MISSION BBQ full circle. The restaurants will continue to expand throughout the eastern half of the United States with current plans to end 2019 with over 90 units of operation. 

As is tradition with the opening of every MISSION BBQ, the Midlothian location hosted charity nights throughout the week leading up to the Grand Opening with all sales donated to organizations chosen by local fire and police departments in the Midlothian Community, as well as the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia. 

 

Firefighters Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only

Raising $3494 for the Chesterfield Professional Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation

Police Officers Friends and Family Night - Private Party - Invitation Only 

Raising $2796 for the Chesterfield County Police Foundation

Military Appreciation Night - Open to the Public

Friday, December 13: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Raising $3151 for the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia

MISSION BBQ is located at 13439 Hull Street, Midlothian, VA 23112

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