There is still time to register your chili recipe for the sixth Annual Morrow County Community Center Chili Cookoff. It will be a Saturday Luncheon this year from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. Sat. March 11 at Seniors on Center in Mount Gilead. Admission is a freewill donation.
Cookoff Chairman Lisa Saunders said there will also be a new youth division this year for youth from 12-18. Other categories are for Spicy, Traditional and Most Unique chili recipe.
Those who attend will have the opportunity to vote on their favorite to name the “Best of Show.” There will be a first place trophy for each of the four categories and a second place medal for each category. Entrants are to provide their own crock pot of chili, serving spoon and toppings such as crackers, corn bread, chips, cheese, peppers, onion, sour cream, etc.
There will also be music and entertainment and a raffle for six month membership for the Morrow County Community Center along with a 50/50 raffle and door prizes.
Proceeds from the Chili Cookoff support discounted fees and memberships for youth, military and first responders.
Saunders said participants are encouraged to get their registration in by Friday, March 3. Registration forms are available at the Morrow County Community Center at 16 S. Main St. in Mount Gilead. More details are online at mccommunitycenter.org and on Facebook. You can also call the Community Center at 419-947-2100.
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