Barbecue on the River Receives Beer Garden Proposals

PADUCAH, KY – Barbecue on the River Inc. has received four proposals for the 2014 Barbecue on the River Beer Garden.  Proposals will be reviewed by three community member volunteers.  The proposers will then present to the Barbecue on the River, Inc. board.  

“The Barbecue on the River board thanks the non-profits for their interest in the 2014 Beer Garden,” stated Susie Coiner, board chair, “and are looking forward to another successful beer garden and festival celebrating 20 years of BBQ’ing bliss.”

Proposals were received from the following organizations.  Balkis Temple #157, Paducah Philanthropic Committee, Family Service Society, Inc. and West Kentucky Futbol Club, Inc.


Barbecue on the River, a community charitable event held September 25, 26, & 27, 2014 in Paducah, Kentucky.   This year marks 20 years of BBQ’ing bliss in charming downtown Paducah with great BBQ, lively entertainment, and exquisite crafts.  Over 80,000 pounds of pork and chicken will be cooked in hopes of taking home the coveted Grand Champion trophy.  For additional information visit



Valerie Pollard, board member