Habitat for Humanity Chili Cook-off and Bake Sale set for October 11

September 16, 2013
by: 
Dwayne Page
Chili Flappers” from the DeKalb County Board of Education

Who makes the best chili in DeKalb County? Find out on Friday, October 11 when Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County hosts its 10th annual Chili Cook-off and Bake Sale.

Chili will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the DeKalb County Courthouse lawn. The rain location is the First Baptist Church Life Enrichment Center.

You can purchase your bowl for $5.00, eat all the chili you want, and vote for your favorite chili and the best decorated booth. Handmade pottery bowls will be available for $10.00. Delicious baked goods prepared by members of local churches will also be for sale. Take out is also available.

At last year’s chili cook-off, the Chili Flappers” from the DeKalb County Board of Education won the “Best Chili” award, and “The Courthouse Gang” from the DeKalb County Officials followed in second place. In the decorating contest, “‘Lei’ Me Out Chili” from Middle Tennessee Gas Utility District won first place honors.

According to Tecia Puckett Pryor and the Habitat Chili Cook-off Committee, the event raised $3,400.00 last year.

All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County.

Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County is a locally run affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization. Habitat for Humanity builds and renovates houses in partnership with volunteers and families in need, regardless of their ethnic or religious background. The houses then are sold to those in need at no profit and with no interest charged.

For more information on the Chili Cook-off and Bake Sale, contact Tecia Pryor at 597-7370.

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