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      North Star Rotary Club hosting BBQ competition

      The Rotary Club of Kirksville-North Star is sponsoring Missouriâ??s North Star BBQ Championship on August 15th-16th at the NEMO Fairgrounds. Megan Bonham stopped by the set of Good Morning Heartland to tell us more about the event. WATCH VIDEO ABOVE to learn more.

      Everyone in the community is invited to the event to help judge the amateur competition and find out who has the best BBQ in town.

      The event will be open at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 15 at the NEMO Fairgrounds. It costs $5 to enter the event. Entrance included sampling the amateur competition BBQ while file lasts and enjoying entertainment on stage. Local vendors will be on hand.

      Proceeds raised from the event will go toward club projects. North Star Rotary is the newest civic organization in Kirksville. It is also the third Rotary Club in the city. The club membership tends to be made of young professionals and meets Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. at The Wooden Nickel. North Star is committed to local service work and Rotary global initiatives. This includes everything from raising funds for the FLATS Trails in Kirksville to eradicating Polio from the planet.

      CLICK HERE to learn more about the BBQ event or North Star Rotary.