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All proceeds from BBQ & Blue Jeans benefit Pat’s Place Child Advocacy Center.

Pat’s Place Child Advocacy Center coordinates the investigation and treatment of the most serious cases of child abuse in Mecklenburg County. Pat’s Place provides a physical environment where a child’s well-being is our first priority, reducing the re-victimization of children, removing barriers to investigation and treatment, and enhancing criminal prosecution through a multidisciplinary approach to child abuse cases. This year, more than 600 children will visit Pat’s Place to receive forensic interviews, medical exams, counseling, and advocacy support. Pat’s Place stands as a leader in child sexual abuse prevention training. Over the last four years, more than 6,000 individuals have received training on how to recognize, respond to, and even prevent child sexual abuse.

BBQ & Blue Jeans is the party of the summer and the signature annual fundraising event for Pat’s Place.

Enjoy a casual, fun-filled evening with delicious BBQ provided by Midwood Smokehouse, cold beer and wine, and lively Bluegrass music in a beautiful outdoor setting with 450 of our closest friends and supporters!  This event will sell out due to high interest and strong sponsor support.

To become a 2017 BBQ & Blue Jeans Sponsor click here!

2017 BBQ & Blue Jeans Committee Co-Chairs

Elisabeth and Joel Toms

2017 BBQ & Blue Jeans Committee

Heath Alexander  • Anne Brady Carlson  Haley Cheek • Emily Cooper • Cindy Costa  Jose Costa  Nicole Cox  • Laura Dugan  • Missy Highsmith • Heather Griffith • Jen Loeffler • Jane Morrison • Allison Moss  Bo Moss • Erin Phillips  Josh Phillips  Meredith Phillips • Whitney Sanders • Rebecca Sheaff • Martha Delle Smith • Nicole Sunday