What is a Ribfest?
Ribfest is a professional barbecue competition that has expanded across North America and has branded itself as one of the larger events travelling from city to city to raise money for charity.
Bathurst Rotary Club
Founded in 1937, the Bathurst Rotary Club is celebrating its 82nd anniversary in 2019. Part of Rotary International, it is made up of business leaders throughout the region with a goal of ‘Service Above Self’. Through fundraising efforts like the Rotary World Travel Draw, the Rotary Radio Auction, the Dawn to Dusk Food Drive and Bathurst Rotary Ribfest; the Bathurst Rotary Club is able to support several local initiatives like: the Bathurst Volunteer Centre and Foodbank, the Venture Van, the Rotary Children’s Playground in Coronation Park, the Chaleur Regional Hospital Foundation, the Spirit of Christmas, Student Exchange Programs as well as international humanitarian initiatives such as polio eradication and Shelter Boxes.