From Mayo Blair:
Our prayers and thoughts go to Red Dillion and family. See below information on viewing and services forwarded by Karen Inmon.
Read in the paper this morning that Donna Dillon passed away yesterday.
Viewing is tonight and service is tomorrow at 2nd Baptist at 2:00 pm.
From Ted Fichtl:
Good Morning Chili Cooks,
FYI....if you would like to convoy from Lukeville to Rocky Point we have some options for you:
Saturday, January 9
Meet at the gas station on the right just before crossing the border
Will pull out at 12:00
Wednesday, January 13
Same place & time
Thursday, January 14
Fisher (I think this is correct)
Same place & time
Have a Safe and Happy New Year - we hope to see you South of the Border, Down Mexico Way!!!!!
It is Wednesday and here are the CCOs for this weekend.
Dec 31, 2009-001 - Indianapolis, IN CASI. Hoosier GP's Indoor New Year's Eve CCO is a new cook-off. Held at Country Inn & Suites, Brickyard Meeting Room, 5630 Flight School Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46221, 317.821.1100, located at I465S, Exit #8/Kentucky Ave. behind Culver's & Damon's. CASI chili show only - $35. Not open for public attendance. CHILI GRIND ONLY. Room opens at 6 pm. Turn-in 10 PM. Includes dinner, party favors & adult midnight toasting beverage. Tables and chairs provided Note-that there is limited space for show. Carry-in beverage of choice permitted. Please bring wrapped `acceptable' item for the white elephant raffle. Special room rate of $79 available for overnight stay. Contact hotel at 317.821.1100 and be sure to mention "chili" when you make your reservation. If you plan to party, please be safe and responsible. Contact Darin Jester 317.319.4961, email@example.com or Tonya Jester at 317.319.4962, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dec 31, 2009-002 - Amarillo, TX CASI. TIT Pod Annual New Year's Eve CCO Held aat 517 W 48th. Entry fee $20 turn-in 8:30 PM. CHILI GRIND ONLY. Bring snacks, friends, first time cooks cook for free Contact Scott Campbell 806-358- 3576, email@example.com.
Dec 31, 2009-003 - Wichita Falls, TX CASI. B & B 3rd Annual Cookoff. Elks Lodge, 4505 Seymour Hwy. Benefits NOB Pod. Entry fee $20 turn-in 7 PM. Black eye pea cook off entry $10, turn-in 8 PM. 100% payback, $50 added money. CHILI GRIND ONLY. Contact Kevin Wooster 940-766-0794.
Jan 1, 2010-001 - Kingsland, TX CASI. Rusty's Cookoff at American Legion Post 437. December 31, New Years Eve Party. Plenty of Fun, Chili & Charity. Hot dogs furnished before the dance by Northwood Care Center & HLP. Am Legion dance $7.50 per person, BYOB including Beer-Setups available. Midnight Black-eye Peas and cornbread & champagne. WELCOME to our New Years Party and 3 day CCO. January 1st, chili grind only, entry fee $15 turn-in 2 PM. Blackeye Peas $5 turn-in Noon. Friday nights cooks party by Ladies Auxiliary. After meal, games & Social (bring quarters) Charity American Legion Post 437. Rusty was the person who got these CCO started many years ago. Who can guess how many community breakfast-biscuits, sausage & gravy. Ruby Ross 830- 693-3492 firstname.lastname@example.org. See cookoffs on Jan 2nd & 3rd.
Jan 1, 2010-002 - Palmyra, VA CASI. 6th Annual Bearly Chili Cookoff. Date changed to January 2nd.
Jan 1, 2010-003 - Terrell, TX CASI. Able Springs Fire Station CCO. Held at 30000 FM 429 N, 12 miles north of Terrell. Party Thursday night at Able Springs Fire Station Friday Black Eye Peas turn-in 1 PM, entry $5 top 3. CASI chili entry $20 turn-in 2 PM. Benefits ASVFD. Make checks payable to ASVFD. RSVP for full hookups a $5 per day. CHILI GRIND ONLY. See cookoff next day. Contact Buddy Mann 972-533-5536 or email email@example.com or Larry 903-450-5541, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan 2, 2010-001 - Kingsland, TX CASI. Ladies Auxiliary Cookoff Held at American Legion Post 437. Grind Only. Entry fee $15 turn-in 2 PM. Registration 9 to 11. Make checks payable to American Legion Post 437, Ladies Auxiliary. Community breakfast, contact Carrie Kinnison email@example.com. Pot luck dinner. Games and Social. Get comfortable & wear your PJ's..bring quarters. Ruby Ross. firstname.lastname@example.org, 830-693-3492 See cookoff next day.
Jan 2, 2010-002 - Palmyra, VA CASI. 6th Annual Bearly Chili Cookoff. This is the official Capital Pod Chili Cookoff of 2010. Held at Lake Monticello. Entry fee $20, includes annual membership in Capital Pod (checks payable to Roger Koltz). Benefits Lake Monticello Fire & Rescue Squad. CHILI GRIND ONLY. Turn-in at 2 P.M. Contact Roger or Jackie Koltz, 53 Ponderosa Lane, Palmyra, VA 22963. 434 589-5387. Contact Roger Cowboychili@cs.com or check Jackie's website (www.Pepperjacq.com) for announcement, directions, etc.
Jan 2, 2010-003 - Terrell, TX CASI. 2nd Day Able Springs Fire Station Held at 30000 FM 429 N, 12 miles north of Terrell. Entry fee $20 turn-in 1 PM. CHILI GRIND ONLY. See cookoff previous day. Contact Buddy Mann 972-533-5536 or email email@example.com or Larry 903-450-5541, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan 3, 2010-001 - Kingsland, TX CASI. Just Because CCO. Held at American Legion Post 437. Chili grind only. Benefits HLP charities. Community breakfast, contact Carrie Kinnison email@example.com. Turn-in 1 PM, entry fee $15. Ruby Ross 830-693- 3492, rross-nctv.com. Mark one or all of these dates on your calendar. If you have been to these CCO & party you will want to return. Lets Welcome the New Year in together!
I hope each of you have a great New Year's Eve and New Year's day. This is going to be a Super Year for CASI. Have a great celebration and please be safe.
Thanks to all of you who have sent our Family emails of support. This is a very hard time for my Mom and the rest of us. We have been told that the surgery for removing the tumor will be on the the surgery schedule tomorrow. It is not definite as of yet. They are still trying to find a time on the schedule. I will post tonight if there is anything that needs to be posted. THANKS to our Chili Family for your prays and support. We have needed that and have felt your support and love. There is no better group of people than all of you guys! You are the GREATEST!