25th Anniversary Chili Cookoff Announced
The Kiwanis Club of Hilton Head Island announced today that the 25th Anniversary Chili Cookoff will be held at The Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM, Saturday, October 10, 2009, rain or shine. This year’s event will focus on local chili cooks in the professional and amateur category with separate awards for each. In addition there will be supervised children’s games and activities and entertainment by a popular local band.
In total, the Club expects full participation as usual from both restaurants and amateurs alike including 2008 winners Westin Hotel, Sea Grass Grill, Upper Crust, Wreck of the Salty Dog, Smokehouse, LWood’s, San Miguel’s, HH Firefighters, Dougherty’s, ABC Hearing, Barbara Weaver, and Jeffrey Stephens, along with Reilley’s, One Hot Mamma’s, Disney, Frankie Bones, Southern Coney and Breakfast, ResortQuest and several amateurs.
Tickets will be available in advance at several Island locations including The Coastal Discovery Museum, Internet Café (Coligny), Burke’s Pharmacy and any Kiwanis member. Advance tickets will be $10. Each ticket entitles the holder to as many samples of chili as they want. Proceeds from the event benefit The Children’s Center, Strive to Excel, The Coastal Discovery Museum, Operation R&R, Marine Corps Scholarship Fund, and several other youth programs. Beer, wine, soda, hot dogs and ice cream will also be available for purchase.
In addition, there are a limited number of corporate sponsorships available at $200, which includes 20 tickets to the event.
For more information contact
Colin Carrigan: ColinCarrigan@userfriendlyhhi.com
and Jim Gant: firstname.lastname@example.org
for details, or
Tom McHale: email@example.com
and Andy Cook: Andrewcook915@gmail.com
for cooks’ registration. More information to follow in early September!
Get out your cool weather gear!
The Kiwanis Club of Hilton Head Island and beneficiaries.