Jacksonville Daily News: Taking the chill off for charity

January 28th, 2012

Jack Stanfield passes chili to Lisa Wilson at the Stanfield Stampede Bar & Grill tent during the 5th annual Screaming Eagle High Performance Chili Challenge. Photo by Don Bryan/The Daily News

By The Daily News Jacksonville, NC | www.jdnews.com | January 28, 2012

New River Harley Davidson hosted its 5th annual chili cook-off Saturday, feeding a crowd of hundreds to benefit the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund.

The cook-off had 24 team entrants this year, and three received trophies at a 3 p.m. closing ceremony.

The team from Flanagan’s Bar received the Judges’ Choice award; Rolling Thunder took Peoples’ Choice; and team Stanfield Stampede received a trophy for Best Presentation.

The event also included a gun raffle and performances by the band Freeway.

The event raised about $3,500 to help and support wounded troops and their families.

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