Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 16, 2012
This Is It! BBQ and Seafood has partnered with the United For America’s Vote PAC to host voter registration and fund raising drives in the Atlanta metropolitan area. Ovie Mughelli, Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl Fullback, will be the celebrity guest for this event.
Six Atlanta area This Is It! BBQ and Seafood locations will have United For America’s Vote personnel on site to register voters, and to collect donations from 4:00pm to 8:00pm on April 18th. Ovie Mughelli will participate at the This Is It! Panola Road location in Lithonia from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on April 18th to greet participants and sign autographs as they register to vote and drop off donations. “This is a critical election year, and I’m delighted to do anything I can to make sure every one who wants to vote is able to do so.” Said Mughelli.
Shelley “Butch” Anthony III, President and CEO of This Is It! BBQ and Seafood has made all 6 company owned locations available to help Atlanta residents get registered, and to help them prepare for the new voting law requirements. Recently voted Best Barbecue In America, This Is It! BBQ and Seafood has one franchise and six company-owned restaurants in the Atlanta metro area. This Is It! BBQ and Seafood has also successfully catered parties and banquets that range in size from a just few people to over 2,000. “We want to make sure all eligible votes are cast, and that people who are impacted by the new voter laws have someone to turn to for help,” said Anthony
Anthony recently attended a Campaign Fundraising Dinner with President Obama on March 16th, 2012 at the home of Tyler Perry. Anthony’s Son and successor Telley, and his wife Diane attended a Campaign Fundraising Gala Event at Tyler Perry Studios that evening.
“We are delighted to have This Is It! BBQ and Seafood as a partner with us for this worthwhile effort,” said Shica Little, President of the United For America’s Vote. “Our mission is to get all eligible voters registered and to provide assistance to the five-million voters who are impacted by recent state voter laws.
For more information, please go to the This Is It! BBQ and Seafood website at http://www.thisisitbbq.com, or you can go to the United For America’s Vote website at http://www.unitedforamericasvote.com.
About This Is It! BBQ and Seafood:
Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Fayetteville, GA, This Is It! BBQ and Seafood has seven restaurant locations around the metro Atlanta area including College Park, Decatur, East Point, Fayetteville, Lithonia, and a franchise location in Smyrna. This Is It! BBQ & Seafood specializes in home-style southern meals, and serves delicious food such as barbeque chicken, barbeque ribs, fresh fish and incredible sides such as macaroni and cheese, collard greens and sweet potato soufflé all complimented with desserts like banana pudding and peach cobbler.
The business has grown steadily while giving our Lord and Savior JESUS Christ the credit. “This Is It!” also has banquet rooms and catering services. The company remains committed to the community and gives back through scholarships and so much more. The detailed history of This Is It! BBQ and Seafood can be found at :http://www.thisisitbbq.com/wall.html.
This Is It! Restaurants have been featured on CNN, Good Day Atlanta, Better Mornings, Atlanta and Company, The New York Times, The Atlanta Journal Constitution and Creative Loafing. For more information, please visit http://www.thisisitbbq.com.
About United For America’s Vote:
United For America's Vote is a non-partisan political action committee focused on efforts to increase voter registration and awareness. United For America’s Vote exists to educate USA citizens on the importance of voting, including voter registration. The organization strives to get everyone involved by engaging the community with interactive and exciting events and activities.
To maximize the organization’s efforts, UFA Vote works with other non profit organizations, colleges and universities, local churches and businesses to register citizens. UFAVote conducts voter registration campaigns and issues pubic service announcements through various media outlets to educate and encourage the public to register and vote.
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