United Way's Chili Cook-Off is one hot eventThe United Way's 13th annual Chili Feed and Silent Auction in Alexandria today was a huge success, according to organizers.
By: Staff Report, Alexandria Echo Press
The United Way's 13th annual Chili Cook-Off and silent auction in Alexandria today was a huge success, according to organizers.
A total of 38 chili cook-off contestants competed for distinguished awards. Here are the winners:
--Best display – Gardonville Telephone Cooperative
--Best Display Runner-Up – Tina & Lena
--Best Display Honorable Mention – Village Family Services
--Hottest Chili – Alexandria Fire Department
--Open Division – Massman Automation Designs
--Most Unusual – Knute Nelson
--Commercial Division – Tennessee Roadhouse
--People’s Choice – Alexandria Light and Power
More than 80 volunteers helped with the event and more than 730 people attended. Businesses contributed more than 220 silent auction items and helped with promotion.
See Friday's Echo Press for photos and a follow-up.