DALLAS, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Dickey’s Barbecue is supporting this year’s Homeless Veteran Stand Down event by partnering with The Veterans’ Affairs North Texas Health Care System Homeless Veterans Outreach program and with Homeless Veterans Services of Dallas, Inc., by serving 600 free lunches to local homeless veterans.
The Homeless Veteran Stand Down event is scheduled October 21st from 9a.m. until 2p.m. All homeless veterans are encouraged to attend and bring a copy of their discharge papers (DD Form 214) or a current military ID Card. Various services including a free Dickey’s lunch will be provided to all invited guests that attend the Dallas VA Medical Center, Spinal Cord Injury Center Multipurpose Room, located at 4500 S. Lancaster Rd. in Dallas.
“The Homeless Veterans Stand Down will allow the community to pull together resources and job opportunities for our veterans with a common goal of ending the fight against homelessness and helping others find hope when they may have thought all was lost,” said Tammy Wood, health care for homeless veterans program manager at VA North Texas Health Care System. The homeless stand down motto is “It’s a hand-up, not a hand-out for homeless veterans and citizens throughout the Dallas metroplex.”
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Founded in 1941, Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants began in Dallas, Texas. More than 70 years later, Dickey’s is now the fastest growing barbecue chain in the country. Beginning with an aggressive growth strategy and proven business model, and since implementing its proprietary five revenue streams for business growth, Dickey’s is on track to become the largest barbecue chain in the country by the end of 2011. Currently, Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants can be found in more than 35 states and 177 locations nationwide. For more information on partnering with Dickey’s Barbeque Restaurants in any location, call (866) 340-6188 or visit www.dickeys.com. Dickey’s: Passionate about the Art of Great Barbecue.
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