Calling all chili cooks and car buffs

DOWNEY - There is still time for residents to participate in the 2nd annual Chili Cook-Off and Car Show fundraiser Oct. 3 at the Downey Elk's Lodge.Registration is $50 per recipe and $25 per car, with proceeds benefiting Soroptimist International of Downey and its community service projects, youth scholarships and the club's mission to improve the lives of women and children. This year's chili judges will be Michele Memmott, governor of the Camino Real Region, Soroptimist International of the America's; Michael Murray, owner of Downey Used Cars and president of the Downey Chamber of Commerce; and Beth Trombley, public affairs director for Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Downey. The public is invited to the event, which will also include a barbecue lunch, chili tasting and live entertainment. Admission is $20 for adults and $10 for children. For more information, contact Mia Vasquez at (562) 806-3217 or Patty Kotze at (909) 376-8991.

********** Published: September 9, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 21