Dowler-Karn Ltd. to Host BBQ Build-Off and Open House in Support of Local Healthcare Dowler-Karn Ltd. to Host BBQ Build-Off and Open House in Support of Local Healthcare – Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation

Dowler-Karn Ltd. to Host BBQ Build-Off and Open House in Support of Local Healthcare

CHATHAM, ON (Wednesday, May 28, 2014): On Saturday, June 7, 2014, Dowler-Karn Ltd. will host a BBQ Build-Off and Open House, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at their 24151 St. Clair Street (Highway 40) location in Chatham. Proceeds from this event will be directed to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation (CKHA) in support of CKHA’s most urgent capital equipment needs.

BBQ Build-Off

Need a new BBQ? Here’s your chance to win a brand new Crown™ 10 Broil King BBQ courtesy of Dowler-Karn!

All you need to do is logon to or, click on the BBQ Build-Off flyer and tell us why you need a new BBQ.

From the submissions, Dowler-Karn will select three lucky individuals to participate in the BBQ-Build-Off on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at noon (participants may bring a partner to help them during the build-off).

The deadline to submit your entry is Tuesday, June 3, 2014 – logon today!

Open House and Propane Sale

Starting at 10:00 a.m., Dowler-Karn will host an Open House – a fun, family event, featuring:

– A bouncy castle and face painting for kids

– BBQ Demonstrations from the Broil King BBQ team

– Check out Dowler-Karn’s antique propane truck and Dig R Wright and their UMP Modified Dirt Track race cars

– Hamburgers, hotdogs, supplied by Roesch Meats, will be available with a donation to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation

– *A prize draw for a VIA Rail round-trip for two to Toronto, including accommodations, courtesy of Blackburn Radio Inc.
*Subject to availability, some restrictions may apply

At the Open House, Dowler-Karn will also offer discounted BBQ propane tank refills for a cost of $10 each – a $5 savings (maximum of two tanks per person).

Thank you

Thank you to Blackburn Radio Inc., Roesch Meats and the Dowler-Karn staff and volunteers for their generous donation of time and efforts.

“A sincere thank-you to Dowler-Karn Ltd. for selecting the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation as the beneficiary of the BBQ Build-Off and Open House,” said Michele Grzebien-Huckson, Executive Director, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation. “This unique event will be a lot of fun and a great kick-off to the summer season! Thank you for your generous support.”

About Dowler Karn Ltd.

Since 1943, Dowler-Karn as a leading Canadian energy distributor has been supplying southwestern Ontario with PROPANE, ESSO FUELS and MOBIL LUBRICANTS. We focus our commitment to “Supporting our Community” building partnerships in Agriculture, Residential, Commercial and Industry. For more information, please visit

About the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation

The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation was established in 1998 to enhance the quality of healthcare available to the citizens of Chatham-Kent by raising funds and providing other resources to support Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. It accomplishes this through annual campaigns, capital and endowment campaigns, memorial giving, special events and planned giving. To date, the Foundation has raised more than $37 million.


For more information, contact:

Barbara Noorenberghe

Development Officer – Special Events

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation / 519-436-2538

Bob Boyd

General Manager

Dowler Karn Ltd.

519-351-8000 /

Debra Vlasschaert

LiteFM/CFCO/CKSY Account Executive

Blackburn Radio Inc.
519-354-2200, ext. 281 /

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