The McCulloch County Helping Hands board of directors will be sponsoring its annual barbecue meal on Saturday at the center located at 906 East 11th Street from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meal will consist of a brisket sandwich, beans, potato salad or coleslaw, dessert and a drink. Pick-up and home deliveries will be available. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Musical entertainment will be provided by Louis Kimbrough, Tom Bishop and their group of musicians. The barbecue luncheon is one of the major fund-raisers for the center. To volunteer or for home deliveries on Saturday, call 597-2646. Proceeds will benefit the services provided by Helping Hands.