Soup and Chili Festival

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The 2013 Soup and Chili Festival brought out a record number of folks, with almost 1,000 people! They sampled goodies from 32 booths, which was another record. Saturday could not have been a more perfect day. Mother Nature must like soup and chili, too!

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The Pic Quik folks were getting an early start on the Third Thursday Mustache contest, it seems!

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Look carefully, you’ll see Kristen Roderick of The News.

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And Melanie Green was not at the helm of Bluebird Books, at least for a few minutes it was in other capable hands!

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Congratulations to the winners!

Chili

1st     JACKSON MEAT

2nd   DOWNTOWN SAMPLER

3rd    HUTCHINSON RECREATION COMMISSION

 

SOUP 

1st    JILLIAN’S ITALIAN GRILL

2nd    ADVERTISING SPECIALTIES AND DESIGN

3rd    SLEEP SHOPPE & FURNITURE GALLERY/KHUT-KHMY

 

 

BIG CHILI AWARD FOR BEST DECORATED BOOTH

1ST PLACE    “THE CHILI IS RIGHT”

2ND PLACE    “CINN-SATIONAL CINNAMON ROLLS”

 

CHILI WITCH AWARD FOR BEST COSTUMES

1ST PLACE    HUTCHINSON RECREATION COMMISSION

2ND PLACE    FAMILY COMMUNITY THEATRE

DRAWING WINNER  ($100 WORTH OF DOWNTOWN HUTCHINSON GIFT CERTIFICATES)

Tamra Rump

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