What We Do
Mission: To inspire local youth to live their best life by contributing to community-wide initiatives and other activities that directly benefit our local children.
2018 Annual Divide Chili Cook Off
October 31, 2018 - HayLady, Church Street (Trick or Treat street)
For The Kids is hosting its fourth annual Chili Cook Off, Halloween night at the HayLady in Georgetown (2977 Church Street) Local businesses and individuals will compete for bragging rights to the “Best Chili on the Divide,” all proceeds benefit For The Kids. Last year the cook off raised $675, this year’s goal is $1000.
Contestants are to supply 4-5 gallons of homemade chili and serve it at the festival. For The Kids will supply sampling cups, and spoons. Attendees to the festival can purchase a round of chili for any donation. All voters receive a four-ounce sampling of each contestant’s chili and cornbread.
Winners are selected based upon the highest number of votes, and first, second and most creative will be awarded. In addition to bragging rights, winners will receive a trophy for placement at their business or home.
All donations and involvement in the cook off are charitable. Proceeds from this event are used to purchase winter clothing for children in need as well as water safety initiatives.
Last year's winners included:
First Place - Jacques & Sons Construction
Second Place - Savour Catering
Most Creative - The Divide Restaurant
Next Event TBD
For The Kids has hosted two highly successful Paint Nites
Funds from this event are used to assist creative endeavors, such as Music Coalition and the Kids Expo.
ALT Golf Tournament
Details To Be Announced
This "best ball golf" fundraiser is suitable for anyone with basic golf skills. Businesses and individuals may sponsor a hole, or donate prizes for a raffle at the end.
More details to come.
Funds from this event aim to support the 6th Grade Camp field trip.
Who We Are
Parents and community members who hope to inspire... ambassadors for our kids, and local school district.
2017 Chili Cook Off Snap Shot
From left to right: Sol Nisbet, local small business owner and President of the Divide Chamber.
Michaela Johnson, local small business owner and freelance writer for Georgetown Gazette.
Heather Sutton, local small business owner and member School Site Council.
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