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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Representing the District of Columbia

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Norton to Kick Off National Capital Barbecue Battle, Saturday

Jun 21, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will kick off the celebration of the 27th annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle this Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., at 3rd Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW.  Every year, the Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle brings together tens of thousands of people who flock to the nation’s capital to enjoy one of the most unique food and music festivals in the country.  The Barbecue Battle raises millions of dollars for local charities.

“The Barbecue Battle is a chance to taste the best BBQ from around the country, including D.C. barbecue,” Norton said.  “I hope residents come hungry knowing that their participation will help fund local charities and feed others.”

WHAT: Congresswoman Norton, Ribbon Cutting at Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

WHEN: Saturday, June 22th at 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: 3rd Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

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