Last Day for Free Tickets to Roots N Blues

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COLUMBIA - The opportunity to win free tickets to the Roots N Blues BBQ Festival ends Friday at 5 p.m.

Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services is accepting applications for a limited number of free tickets to the upcoming festival. All applicants must be current Columbia residents and earn less than 185% of the Federal Poverty Level.

Applications are available online or at Public Health and Human Services at 1005 West Worley in Columbia. Application assistance is available at Public Health and Human Services or by calling 573-817-6430.

The tickets were made available to the city's low income residents through a contractual agreement with festival sponsor Thumper Entertainment. Winners of the tickets will be notificed September 17.