Can you cook an amazing batch of chili? Get out your secrete family recipe and enter into the 6th annual Chili for Charity Cook-Off.
Can you cook an amazing batch of chili? Get out your secrete family recipe and enter into the 6th annual Chili for Charity Cook-Off. The cook-off will be held March 15 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach. About 30 teams are expected to enter their chili for a chance to claim the winning title.
Cost to enter a team is $50. Deadline to register is March 10.
The event will include cash prizes, raffles, a cash bar, live entertainment by Dale Blue and a cake walk. Participants can sample all of the chili. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children and children under the age of 5 are free.
The traveling trophy is engraved each year with the winners names and the winning team is asked to come back the following year to defend their title. The grand prize winner will also take home $500. Second place will receive $200 and third place will get $150. A People's Choice and Best Team Theme will be awarded.
Sponsors are needed for the event. Sponsorships are $100.
Money raised will go to Citizens Against Domestic Violence. Registration and sponsorship forms are available online at www.cadv-voc.org. For more information, call 573-346-9630.
CADV/VOC is a not-for-profit organization that offers various services including a 24-hour hotline, support groups, crisis intervention, food, shelter, advocacy and support to victims of domestic and sexual violence. A new shelter was recently built in Camdenton.
In 2013, CADV covered 446 hotline calls, provided 3,311 bed nights, assisted 404 new victims and 614 ongoing victims, provided support for 49 SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) hospital calls, and free counseling to 415 men, women and children in need.