FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Michelle or Larry Sell, Owners
Timbuktu Bar & Grill
“Home of the Best Burger in the World!”
Celebrates 25 Years of Tradition
Andover, Kansas, June 2, 2007 – Timbuktu celebrates a quarter century of tradition in
Andover, Kansas. For 25 years the Andover community has loyally called Timbuktu Bar
& Grill “a place like home” because of the world famous Timbuktu Burgers, friendly
service and lasting memories. It is more than a place to eat, it is a tradition. Visitors
from across Kansas and the United Sates come to find out what is so special about the
little building at the corner of 13th and Andover Road.
Join us at Timbuktu - 1251 N. Andover Road, for the 2nd Annual Customer Appreciation
Party and 25th Anniversary Celebration. It’s a Luau on the patio Saturday, June 2, 2007
from 11 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Enjoy the famous "Fish Fry", entertainment by local songwriter
and performer Matt Johnston from The Candle Club, and fun with "The Bud Guys" from
Demo Sales! Be at Timbuktu at noon and be the first to hear the official Timbuktu song
performed live by songwriter and producer Matt Johnston.
Originally a filling station built by Roy Hoyle in 1947, the Timbuktu building was
purchased in 1982 by Bill & Marian Stuhlsatz and the tradition of Timbuktu began.
When Marian was asked how they named the business she replied, "I remember opening
up the encyclopedia and just pointing...my finger landed on Timbuktu. I thought
Timbuktu was a fitting name because at that time it really was out in the middle of
Timbuktu has been owned and operated by a few local residents, including Bob Ruth for
over 10 years. As Andover residents and strong supporters of the community, current
owners, Larry and Michelle Sell, introduced the Timbuktu Community Partner program
three years ago. This program provides a way for staff and customers to give input of
where Timbuktu's charity dollars are directed monthly.
Timbuktu is a great place to meet new friends, old friends or just sit back and enjoy the
casual atmosphere and great burgers. From the sidewalk chalk on the patio for the "little
burgers", to the dart boards and pool table inside for the "big burgers", there's plenty of
ole fashion fun. Join us seven days a week from 11 a.m. to midnight! Call 316-733-5630
for carryout until 10 p.m. daily. Visit Timbuktu at www.timbuktubarandgrill.com