Noon Optimist Club fund raiser scheduled for today

Wednesday, February 26, 2003

The Noon Optimist Club will conduct its annual Chili Day fund raiser from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the A.C. Brase Arena Building in Cape Girardeau.

The club serves about 1,100 people at lunch and 900 at dinner, and a ticket includes chili, condiments, soft drink and dessert.

Tickets are $5 for adults, $3.50 for children under 12, and hot dogs are available for $1 extra each.

There will be live entertainment from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. A hot chili eating contest begins after 6 p.m.

All proceeds go to Optimist youth activities.

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