Yummy! Chili Cook-Off Challenge Takes Place on February 8th

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By: The Haiti Library Foundation—

Muncie, IN—The Haiti Library Foundation, Inc. based out of Muncie is hosting its 10th Annual Chili Cook-Off Challenge.  The annual event pits 14 cooking teams comprised of primarily local businesses, organizations and individuals. Teams compete against one another in various categories:

Best Chili (as determined by a panel of judges)

People’s Choice (as voted on by all attendees)

Rookie of the Year

Best Table Theme and Presentation

Top Fundraiser

Attendees of the Chili Cook-Off get samples of chili from each team, appetizers, drinks, and desserts. Plus, with their paid admission, each participant receives a ballot to cast their vote for the favorite team for the coveted People’s Choice Award.

To help celebrate our 10th anniversary of this great event, one of the competing teams will be comprised of three Haitians; Fr. Andre Sylveste, Fr. Pedro Laguerre, and Assene Guibert. These gentlemen have played key roles to our success in Haiti.

Event Details:

Date: Saturday February 8, 2020

Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: Knights of Columbus Hall. 3600 W. Purdue Ave, Muncie, IN 4304

Price: $10.00

The proceeds from this annual event benefit the Haiti Library Foundation. This is a local non-profit foundation started in 2003 by Carole and Mike Clohessy. The Haiti Library Foundation has constructed and operates a community library in Plaisance, Haiti (a community with a population of approx. 40,000 in the northern mountains of Haiti.) This library and its staff offer reading materials and programs to  various schools throughout the region.

Photo courtesy of The Haiti Library Foundation.