In association with
Kansas City BBQ Society

At The Fountains at Greenbriar, we’re getting all fired up for this year’s Annual Blaze-Off and Senior-Q! If you think this summer is sizzling, then you won’t want to miss the smokin’ hot flavors and fall fun on October 20th and 21st. The Fountains, an independent living retirement community, has hosted this bbq competition for the past nine years in observance of Senior-Q Month. As with previous years, the feel-good food and conversation between generations promises to be a delight for bbq folks and residents alike.

Friday night features a dessert competition and happy hour. Enjoy a beverage or two while swapping stories with our residents at the happy hour. During this time, team members can purchase raffle tickets for a large-screen TV and/or a quilt, made by one of our Greenbriar residents.

On Saturday, teams will turn their prize meats in starting at noon for judging by members of the KCBS. The winners will be announced at 3:30 p.m. that day. Then it’s on to the gut-busting (and some say best!) part of this unique competition. We’re serving up your savory meats with sides, dessert, and drinks from 4 to 6 p.m.

We can’t wait to see some familiar faces and make new friends too at this tenth and favorite annual event! So save the date, and get ready to fire up those grills in Independence. To register or for a complete schedule of The Fountains Blaze-Off and Senior-Q, contact David Fennell at

We look forward to once again hosting our annual Blaze Off & Senior Q this year. If you’d like to participate, please complete and return the entry form.
We will once again be hosting a fabulous BBQ dinner for our residents following this event. They love dining on the best BBQ in the world right here in their home at The Fountains at Greenbriar. We will be purchasing brisket and would love your help in cooking up some extra BBQ for us to serve our amazing residents.
Our residents will once again be holding a raffle this year. Stay tuned for details. Our reps for this year’s contest will once again be Phil & Rosemary Morrow. They’ve done such a fabulous job for us in the past and they truly love participating in our Senior Q with our many residents. It’s all about serving seniors. We do that very well here at The Fountains at Greenbriar, and as Phil and Rosemary have witnessed, our residents look forward to this event all year long.
Our organizer will be enjoying this fun challenge. His name is David and he can most readily be reached at He looks forward to hearing from you. If you are participating as a judge, please contact Carey Peters at with any questions you might have.
To those of you who will be competing here this year, thank you for helping our residents THRIVE!

Warm regards,
David Fennell
Sales Director
The Fountains at Greenbriar

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The Fountains at Greenbriar is located at 2100 S Swope Drive in Independence.

Our phone is 1-816-425-2157.

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