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Grab your favorite chili recipe and enter the Neligh American Legion Auxiliary's chili cook-off.
Friday, February 14 is the deadline for entries. Entry forms may be picked up at Thriftway in Neligh and mailed to Shannon Olson at 708 L St. in Neligh, along with a $15 entry fee. One entry per person.
The chili cook-off and feed fundraiser will be held on Sunday, February 23, at the Neligh American Legion Hall. Participants are asked to arrive between 10-10:30 a.m. and judging will be from 11 a.m.-noon. The contest will be divided into two categories: hot and mild. There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd places awarded in each category. The celebrity judge will be Austen T. Haygood from US92, along with 3 other judges.
Doors will be open to the public from noon to 3 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children 10 and under. Admission includes a bowl of chili, dessert and drink.
All proceeds will help benefit the Legion Auxiliary to help with the Norfolk Veterans Home, sending packages overseas, girls state recipient, scholarships, essay contests and more.
Questions may be directed to Shannon Olson at 402-929-0329.