GoodGiving chili cookoff draws 250

Published 11:49 am Thursday, December 14, 2017

The GoodGiving Chili Cookoff brought about 250 people out to the Clark County Extension Office Tuesday night to support local nonprofits during the GoodGiving Challenge.

Visitors to the cookoff were each given a token as they entered.

Once inside, they could taste chili prepared by all 18 of the nonprofit groups taking part in this year’s challenge. Each had partnered with a local business to create their special recipe.

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After sampling what each organization had to offer, visitors could vote for their favorite by donating their tokens to that organization.

At the end of event the tokens were counted and the top three winners announced.

The Clark County Farmer’s Market, partnered with Pilot View Mini Mart, took first place and earned $250 toward its fundraising goal.

In second place was the Bluegrass Heritage Museum partnered with Team Mitchell Catering, which earned $100.

Third place was Leeds Center for the Arts, partnered with the Engine House Pizza Pub, taking home $50.