17th annual Chili Cook-Off set

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

The Manila Lion Club will host the 17th annual Big Lake Chili Cook-Off on Saturday at the Depot. Entertainment, booths and a variety of homemade chili will be part of the day's activities.

Entry fee for cooking teams is $20 and booth fee is $25.

Trophies will be awarded for first, second and third place chili and showmanship. A people's choice trophy will be presented.

For more information or to reserve space, contact Lion President Tony Crowell at 561-5433 or any member of the Lions Club.

Entry forms are available at Farmers Market, First National Bank, Manila City Hall, or from club members.

The Manila Business and Professional Women will serve breakfast at the Depot Center during the morning.

In addition to breakfast, the group will be making and selling a variety of homemade fried pies.

Advance orders for fried pies may be placed by calling Joann Bennett at 561-4726 or Jenella Caraway at 561-3524.

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