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Think you make the best chili in town? Come prove it!

Enjoy sampling (and voting on) the best chili? Come devour it! Wanna see if you can handle the hottest bowl of chili? Enter the "Some Like It Hot" Chili Eating Contest.


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Posted: November 4, 2019 Related Freezefest, Chilly Cook-Off
Faces were aglow with excitement as young learners opened their new literacy backpacks. Thanks to the work of nearly 30 volunteers and generous sponsors, 600 children throughout Monroe County received a backpack as part of the United Way Day of Action on Friday, October 11.   Literacy backpacks...
Posted: October 28, 2019 Related Literacy, Education, Volunteer
Re-Imagining Health Care in Monroe County & BeyondFederally Qualified Health Center: A Solution to Critical Health Challenges Thursday, November 14th For the past 12 years, Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) has been the only source of free health care for uninsured and medically underserved...
Posted: October 18, 2019 Related Wake Up
Community members, nonprofit representatives, and civic leaders from around the region gathered on the morning of the October 10 to discuss the 2020 United Way advocacy agenda with Kathryn Habecker, impact and advocacy manager of Indiana United Ways, as a part of the Wake Up! with United Way...
Posted: October 16, 2019 Related Wake Up, Advocacy
“Change begins with you. It begins with me. It begins with us,” Jim Sims, United Way of Monroe County 2019-2020 Campaign Cabinet Chair rallied support and inspired attendees during the Campaign Kick-Off event.  At the September 12 luncheon, community members and volunteers representing a broad...
Posted: September 27, 2019 Related Campaign
Bright and early on the morning of September 12, over 40 community members gathered to unpack the point in time count of homelessness in the Monroe County community and across the nation.  “We’re going to be talking about a lot of numbers today, and behind each number is a human person,” Executive...
Posted: September 16, 2019 Related Wake Up, Homelessness, Point in Time Count


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