2010-01-08 / Community

Chili Cook-off Set For 1/15

By Nicholas Briano

The 100 Precinct Youth Committee will be hosting their first annual chili cook-off contest on Friday, January 15, at The Knight of Columbus Hall in Rockaway Beach.

The event is being held from 7p.m. to 10 p.m. and will feature the best chili in Rockaway cooked up by local merchants, volunteers and even fire companies. Tickets are $10.00 and all proceeds go to the 100 Precinct Youth Committee activities and the St. Camillus Special Olympics. The Youth Committee hosts such activities as a weekly chess club at area schools, PS 47, PS 225 and St. John’s Home for Boys.

All chili entries will be judged by 100 Precinct Community Affairs officers Brain McCabe and Joe Roberts. The Knights of Columbus is sponsoring the evening and tickets can be purchased by calling 100 Precinct Youth Committee Chairperson Linda Ruscillo at 718-474-6145.

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