Derrick Wood

Derrick is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he served for eight years as a budget technician; Founder and pit master of Dyvine Barbecue In Motion a mobile barbecue catering company and competition team; and an elected two term councilman and now Mayor in the historic Town of Dumfries. Derrick knows how to overcome setbacks. He believes that you have to live your life on purpose and with purpose. He has experiences of having all he wanted, to having nothing at all and has endured. Now he is committed to sharing his advice as a speaker, coach, seminar leader and author to help other people overcome and to find purpose in life through life's storms. He has worked with schools, non-profits, and different club organizations sharing his passion to help them expose the greatness that has gotten trapped by the setbacks they are experiencing right now. BBQ Specialties: Chicken, Pork Ribs, Beef Short Ribs, Pulled Pork, Mac and Cheese, Cole Slaw and Collard Greens.
Dyvine BBQ in Motion

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*Pre-order your meal from your favorite participating Black-owned restaurant. 
*Join us on our Zoom event
*Listen, learn, connect and celebrate our local Black business community! 

Date: Saturday, February 27,2021
Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Zoom Interactive Online Experience

To participate in the Community Brunch:
1. Register your household.
2. Pre-Order meals from your favorite Black-owned restaurant.
3. Join us VIRTUALLY for fun, laughter and the business of food! You will receive the meeting link after you register for the event. 

Members: $15 per household Community at large: $20 per household. Register Here


11:00 a.m.
Welcome/ Get Started
Sheila Dixon & Corey Holeman
11:30 a.m.
Understanding the Food Chain
Steven Jones
To Eat or Not to Eat? Breaking Down Your Relationship with Food
Tambra Ray Stevenson
12:30 p.m.
Politics & Food
Derrick Wood
1:30 p.m.
Building an Empire in the Food Industry
Warren Thompson

FAQ's & Tips
1. Please contact the restaurants for delivery in your area. 
2. We recommend ordering from restaurants a day in advance of the online event.
3. NVBCC is not held responsible nor liable for food delivery from any of the restaurants listed.
4. General registration is required for the event. Proceeds benefit work of the chamber's future programming efforts.
5. If you do not want to order food, we welcome you to register for interactive participation.
6. If you know of black owned restaurants or caterers, let us know and we can add them to our current list.

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Tysons Corner, VA, 22182, US

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