The Dry Fried Wing Company Grand Opening
Held on Friday, January 18
On Friday, January 18, The Dry Fried Wing Company launched a sports bar co-branding program and recent partnership at The Box Sports Bar. The day started with a Grand Opening ribbon cutting ceremony featuring political, civil rights, entertainment, and business leaders in the Washington, DC area. Immediately after the ribbon cutting, there was a VIP reception and salute to members of the Wilmington Ten in recognition of their outstanding perseverance and commitment leading to their recent pardon. Participants in the ribbon cutting were Mr. Silks of Vet Power.org, State Representative Hunter Greene from Louisiana, Wayne Moore, Michael Steele, Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Chairman and Co-Founder of Dry Fried Wings Company and Member of the Wilmington 10, George Farrell, Owner of The Box Bar and Grill.
The event was hosted by Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. who is the co-founder and Chairman of The Dry Fried Wing Company and acknowledged leader of the Wilmington 10. For more than 40 years, Dr. Chavis has been one of the world's foremost civil rights leaders from his work with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to his service as former Executive Director of the NAACP and his role as Co-Founder and CEO of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network.
On Sunday January 20, The Box Bar and Grill hosted the Redskin Cheerleaders as part of the weekend celebration.