February 26 2018

West Chester, Ohio – February 26, 2017 –  The Rotary Club of West Chester/Liberty will celebrate the 8th annual Buckeye BBQ Fest May 18 & 19, 2018 with Kingsgate Transportation + Logistics as the title sponsor for the third year in a row. This year’s festival features Blues, Brews & BBQ’s and is expected to draw thousands of people to the Square @ Union Centre in West Chester, Ohio. All proceeds will benefit local non-profit organizations supported by the Rotary Club of West Chester/ Liberty.

“Kingsgate looks forward to supporting and participating in this fun family event every year,” Jeff Beckham, Owning Partner at Kingsgate Transportation + Logistics said. “The partnership allows us to continue our Kingsgate Gives Back Program in the West Chester/Liberty community while enjoying amazing food, beer, and music.”

The festival will feature some of the region’s best BBQ vendors and sweet treats, the Extermital Pest Control Classic Car Show and the Hauser Air KidsZone. The Rotary Club continues to partner with the Cincy Blues Society to bring the best Blues bands in the Midwest and beyond.

Key elements of the partnership include promotions, an interactive booth as well as involvement in the selection of a Regional featured micro-brewery and other drink selections.

“Kingsgate Transportation + Logistics support has given us a strong local foundation”, said Art Mathews, Chairman of the Rotary Club BBQFest. “Their forward-thinking media expertise, combined with a family-oriented personal warmth is a perfect fit for the Rotarian ‘Service Above Self’ motto.”

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About Kingsgate Transportation + Logistics

Kingsgate Transportation + Logistics is a family-owned third-party logistics and freight brokerage company founded in 1986. Kingsgate provides total supply-chain solutions to a broad range of customers throughout North America. For more information about Kingsgate Transportation + Logistics Services, LLC, visit or call (513) 874-7447.


About the Rotary Club of West Chester/Liberty

The Rotary Club of West Chester/Liberty provides financial assistance to local non-profit organizations and international programs through consistent fund-raising efforts and a commitment to volunteering. With strong community and business support, the organization is able to help numerous non-profits annually. For more information, visit


Media Contact:  

Hannah Tobin

Kingsgate Transportation + Logistics, LLC

(513)874.7447 x 1054


Sandy Likes

Rotary Club of West Chester/Liberty Township



Note to the Media: Interviews with event organizers are available the week of the event. Please coordinate with Sandy Likes.

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