FACT: There's been an 18% increase in contest participation by members in the past year    
FACT: 64% of KCBS members own three or more grills/smokers    
FACT: 70% of our members grill-out/cook BBQ more than 25 times per year    
FACT: 56% of Americans report having a smartphone, 77% of KCBS members do    
FACT: 70% of KCBS members use Facebook    
FACT: 55% of members choose charcoal when cooking for leisure    
FACT: 23% of KCBS members work in the food service industry as a restauranteur or caterer    
FACT: Learning from friends, family and at competitions is the best way to improve cooking skills    
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  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 15% off your total order from Papa Tony's seasonings and ribs.
  • One-day shopping pass at any Restaurant Depot location when you present your KCBS membership card.
  • 20% off your total order from Sadler's Smokehouse online store.
  • $0.50 off TABASCO Chipotle or any pepper sauce flavor!
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Poll Results

January 19, 2011
The Board asked the members in a poll to state their preferences on two poll questions.  The Board now will consider the results.  To make a binding change, the issue must be voted upon, by the members at an election.

I would support the change in KCBS that would require some Board Members to be elected by regions

Yes - I support this statement receives 1935 votes, 74.68% of the total.
No - I do not support this statement receives 453 votes, 17.48% of the total.
Make no selection. receives 203 votes, 7.83% of the total.

Should related persons be allowed to serve on the KCBS Board of Directors at the same time

No receives 1685 votes, 65.03% of the total.
Yes receives 726 votes, 28.02% of the total.
Make no selection. receives 180 votes, 6.95% of the total.

Merl Whitebook, Secretary
Kansas City Barbeque Society.

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