SOURCE: Rudy's 'Country Store' and Bar-B-Q

Rudy's 'Country Store' and Bar-B-Q

June 20, 2011 10:29 ET

Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q Gives $7,500 to Joplin Police Officers Who Lost Homes

Rudy's to Also Ship Its Famous Meats for Joplin Police Officers and Host Barbecue Cookout

LAKEWAY, TX--(Marketwire - Jun 20, 2011) - Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q today announced that it will donate $7,500 to Joplin Police Officers who lost their homes through the fund set up by the Joplin chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police.

Rudy's Bar-B-Q also plans to deliver its famous meats including its popular brisket and host a Rudy's Bar-B-Q cookout for Joplin Police Officers. Rudy's Bar-B-Q has been shipping its Extra Moist Brisket, St. Louis Ribs and Smoked Turkey through its Rudy's Anywhere online store.

"We are truly saddened by the loss of life and our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and families of this tragic disaster," said Pete Bassett, Vice President of Operations at Rudy's Bar-B-Q. "Rudy's has always been a supporter of police officers and first responders. We hope our donation will help Joplin Police Officers who lost their homes rebuild so they can get some normalcy back in their lives."

"There were 36 police officers in Joplin who have either lost or suffered severe damage to their homes," said Detective William Davis, who is managing the donations for the Fraternal Order of Police in Joplin. "We are thankful for the outpouring of support from many organizations like Rudy's Bar-B-Q. We look forward to enjoying some real Texas Bar-B-Q."

Since 1989, Rudy´s "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q has been serving up genuine Texas Bar-B-Q to folks in the Southwest USA. Rudy's Bar-B-Q pits are 100% wood fired with oak. Along with time and oak, Rudy's Bar-B-Q cooks with a dry spice that ensures perfectly smoked bar-b-q every visit. It is best served with Rudy's famous "Sause." Rudy's Bar-B-Q now ships meat and sells its famous "Sause," rubs and merchandise online at You can follow Rudy's Bar-B-Q on Twitter at and on Facebook at

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