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February 23, 2010 09:00 ET

Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q® Celebrates Texas Independence Day by Offering a Quarter Pound of Brisket for 32 Cents on March 2nd From 2pm-4pm (Local Store Time)

Each 32 Cent Payment Received Will Be Donated to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund as Well as 50 Cents for Every New Twitter Follower and Facebook Fan From February 23rd Through March 2nd

LAKEWAY, TX--(Marketwire - February 23, 2010) - In celebration of Texas Independence Day, Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q today announced that it will offer its customers at participating locations a chance to purchase a quarter pound of its famous brisket for 32 cents on March 2nd from 2 pm to 4 pm (local store time). The 32 cents collected within the special offer hours will then be donated directly to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund. In addition, Rudy's will reinstate its popular Follow2Support campaign, where a donation of 50 cents will be added to the collection for each new Twitter follower and Facebook fan. [You can follow Rudy's on Twitter at and be a fan on Facebook at]

"In time for Texas Independence Day, Rudy's is celebrating its Texas heritage with this rollback price for our customers, and at the same time, helping those who are affected by the tragedy in Haiti," said Pete Bassett, Vice President of Operations at Rudy's Bar-B-Q. "This is our way of saying thank you to the Texas communities we serve."

Rudy's decided to rollback prices to 32 cents to commemorate the date, March 2nd (3/2), which was the date the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed. The special offer is limited to one per customer and only available at participating Rudy's locations. Rudy's recommends customers to arrive early as the special hours will begin promptly at 2 pm. Customers may call their local Rudy's to find out if it is participating or visit Rudy's Follow2Support Web site at


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. Its roots can be traced back to the original Rudy's store in Leon Springs, Texas, built in the 1800's. Rudy's Bar-B-Q pits are 100% wood fired with oak. Along with time and oak, Rudy's 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 also sells "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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