Chili & Chowder cook-off to benefit MDA

Dec 05, 2013

Rockland — For the third year, amateurs and professionals are invited to compete with their best chili and chowders Sunday, Jan. 5, in an event to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

The event is being organized by the Rockland Professional Firefighters Local 1584 chapter of the International Association of Fire Fighters and being held at Trackside Station, 4 Union St., Rockland. Over the past two years, the event has raised $4,600 for MDA.

The public is invited to taste, enjoy and judge the entries from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Winners will be chosen in the professional category, featuring local restaurants, as well as in the individual category.

Anyone interested in entering a chili and/ or chowder for consideration should contact Carl Anderson at 831-9323 or via email at canderson@ci.rockland.me.us. The cost is $20 per entry with all proceeds benefiting the MDA.

Along with tasty chili and chowder there also will be a 50/50 raffle and local 1584 T-shirts on sale. Admission for folks interested in attending the benefit is $10 at the door with proceeds going to the MDA. A ballot is included with admission to choose the best chili and best chowder.

 

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