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Community Backyard Brisket ‘N Badminton in London

KFTC hosted a community social event for members, friends and local residents interested in learning more about KFTC at the London office on August 18.

The potluck event, called the Backyard Brisket ‘N Badminton (BBnB), was well attended with a mix of returning members and prospects from Laurel, Pulaski, Whitley and Knox counties.

It was a great success. Folks had a great time playing badminton and corn hole while enjoying the varied potluck options. Briskets were donated by KFTC Organizer Apprentice Angel Hill and her mother, Chrystal Hill, a resident of Corbin. Soda was donated by UKFansAllDay, a UK sports fan site owned by local London member Daniel Meece ( The rest of the potluck table was filled with great food provided by attendees. According to Troy Carman, “The brisket was dope.”

“This was a great idea – nice to meet other members in the area,” said Carissa Helton, member from Laurel County.

“What a fun evening with yummy eats and like-minded folks,” added Tiffany Heim, a prospective member from Laurel County.

The event went on until late in the evening with many folks meeting each other for the first time.

“This is an excellent idea for meeting like-minded members of the community,” said Cheryl McFadden, also a member from Laurel County.

Looking ahead, new and prospective members in the Cumberland Valley region are excited to have more events in the community. There is new energy in the Cumberland Valley region, and members hope to have more updates from the area soon.

“It was very enjoyable, and I’d love to attend similar events in the future,” said Crystal Frasher, a member from London living in Fayette County.