Billy Sims Barbecue and Billy Sims Foundation Supports Ground Zero Emergency Training Center
"Almost everyday there is something on the news about a natural or man-made disaster in our country. The dogs being trained at Ground Zero are critical to assisting our brave first responders when seconds matter. Due to the cost of training and placement of these canine heroes, many critical need areas in the country do not have access to a dogs with these capabilities. We are proud that Billy Sims and the Billy Sims Foundation has been able to support a cause that may not be as well known as larger charity organizations, but provides an invaluable resource for all our nations' first responders,"
About Ground Zero
Ground Zero, an Oklahoma-based 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization, serves communities by training search, rescue, and recovery dogs and strengthening emergency response to natural and man-made disasters at the local, state and national level. Only a handful of facilities exist that can ready anyone for the demands of an urban search-and-rescue mission. Though most first responders are already highly trained, they may require additional preparation, not only in canine search-and-rescue, but also in other, more advanced technical aspects such as structural collapse, heavy rescue and medical triage. The Ground Zero organization is emerging as one of the premier facilities in the country with a state-of-the-
About Billy Sims Barbecue
Celebrating its 14th year, Billy Sims Barbecue is a 50+unit, Tulsa-based fast casual concept serving premium barbecue and traditional sides. Founded by 1978 Heisman Trophy winner Billy Sims, and entrepreneur and retail expert Jeff Jackson, Billy Sims Barbecue is the third largest fast casual style barbecue restaurant in the U.S. Operating in six states, the Billy Sims Barbecue franchise system continues to grow at a steady pace and is actively seeking franchises for multi-unit deals in states throughout the country.
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