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Letter from the KCBS Board of Directors

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January 15, 2018

KCBS would like to thank all the members and attendees who joined us for our Annual Banquet this past weekend in Kansas City. The Argosy Hotel and Casino was a great location to host our festivities and celebration. As we move forward to hold our next couple of years at the Argosy, we will do our best to make this event better for all members and partners. 

Your KCBS board has always tried to make decisions for the betterment of our members, partners, philanthropy efforts and promoting all of Barbeque. 2017 has been a very challenging year for KCBS. Challenging times often require tough decisions and we did not communicate some of our decisions well. 

We did not inform our teams of any changes in TOY prize money.  KCBS has not promoted end of the year prize money in the past although it has been paid out.  KCBS has helped to provide a platform for teams and has helped to provide a platform for events to raise significant amounts of money for charities over our 32 year history. KCBS has tried to recognize our TOY teams with trophies and awards and we will admit, not as much social or public promotions as we could and should have provided. This will be a focus moving forward.

We, your current board members appreciate all input to bod@kcbs.us to help make us and BBQ better. We still believe that we provide the best product and platform in Barbeque and know that we are only as good as our membership. Thank you for your understanding and support.

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