Category Archive for: ‘President’s Message’

President Message – December 2015

December 14, 2015 2015 is almost over and what a year it has been. At this time last year, I had absolutely no inkling that I would become President of the FBA during very troubled times. I think those times are behind us and hopefully the FBA is stronger going into 2016 as a result of them. I have been …

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Presidents Message – April 2015

FBA Planning “Fun Cook” ,  Annual Meeting and Celebrate Last Year Party It is the time of year where the FBA begins making plans for our annual business meeting, “Fun Cook” and the Celebrate Last Year party and awards ceremony.  It is traditional in the FBA that we schedule this event to occur over Labor Day weekend, Sept. 4 – 6. …

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President Message – January 2015

Exciting Year Ahead for the FBA FBA Presidents Message by Ed Hartwig, President Florida Bar B Que Association I want to wish everyone a very Happy New Year.  We have a lot  of very good and exciting things about to take place in the FBA during the next year. First of all, we are introducing our new scoring system …

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FBA President’s Message – December 2014


Congratulations to Jim Elser of Sweet Smoke Q for winning the World Barbecue Championship! Many of our teams headed to Las Vegas to compete and represented the Florida Bar-B-Que Association. We are proud of you all! I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to Robin Yelverton of Wink’s Barbeque for her efforts in securing a blanket proclamation for the …

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