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Tickets on sale for Barton County's Got Flavor

Barton County’s Got Flavor is coming back in 2019, with special guests, Colorado Keys, returning for a third year. On Saturday, January 19, Habitat for Humanity for Barton County will play host to a great night of food prepared by our contestants, followed up with what promises to be a night full of unforgettable entertainment, sponsors said.

Held at the Great Bend Events Center, this fundraiser will feature food tastings from 6:30-7:15 p.m., followed by the high energy, dueling piano entertainers from the Colorado Keys at 7:30 p.m. 

Guests will have the opportunity to taste a variety of food prepared by local volunteer chefs. Event attendees are the judges and will vote for their favorite food tasting. The winning teams will receive a trophy or cold hard cash.

“We are so excited for this annual event and hope everyone comes ready for some great food, laughter, and entertainment,” said Austin Coyan, Habitat for Humanity chairman. “We invited the Colorado Keys back this year along with their Dueling Pianos act. People asked for their return and we listened.”

Tickets are $25 each for the tastings and the dueling piano show. The dinner and cash bar is available for adults only, with tickets limited to the first 150 people. Tickets for the dueling piano show, only, are available for $15. Tickets can be purchased online through the Barton County’s Got Flavor Facebook Event page and also at the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce, 1125 Williams St.

For more information or to reserve tickets, contact at or send a message through the Habitat for Humanity: Barton County Area Facebook page. 

CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions is the presenting sponsor. Other sponsors include: Spectrum CPA Partners; Sutherland’s; P&S Electric; Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball Chtd.; Landmark National Bank; 10th St. Eyecare Center; Keller Real Estate; Tele-Communications Inc.; Farmer’s Bank & Trust; and BTI.

Habitat for Humanity has been in Barton County since 2001. The nonprofit organization gives a hand up, not a hand out. All the donations received are used to build or remodel homes for partner families, who then purchase the home through a zero-interest, 25-year mortgage. The houses cost less than in the private market because they are built with volunteer labor and donated materials, and because the partner families do not pay interest. In addition, the funds collected in mortgage payments can be re-used to help another family in Barton County.