Ribbon Cutting: Fat Daddy's BBQ, Gillespie

The Coal Country Chamber of Commerce welcomed new Gillespie business Fat Daddy’s BBQ at a ribbon cutting in front of the restaurant at 105 N. Macoupin St. in downtown Gillespie (next door to Dee Dee’s Designs).  Pictured from left to right are:  Tammy Forsyth of Quality Flooring, Inc.; Mike Brill, CCCC Treasurer; Judy Melchert of Hebenstreit Apartments, CCCC Board Member; Margie Brill, CCCC Web Master; Mayor of Wilsonville Annetta Veres, CCCC Secretary; John Veres, CCCC Vice President and Director of WCO; Doug Bauschlicher and Rhonda Bauschlicher, co-owners of Fat Daddy’s BBQ; Cassandrah Chrum, server at Fat Daddy’s; Tammy Taylor, server at Fat Daddy’s;  Rick and Anne Stinnett and Chris and Paul Cavins, co-owner of Country Corner of Benld.
Fat Daddy’s BBQ will hold their Grand Opening on Saturday, February 4 from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m.  There will be all-day specials and a registration to win a gas grill.