Boy Scout chili cookoff this weekend

Fundraiser to benefit scout activities

REED CITY — The Reed City Boy Scout Troop 74 is hosting a chili cook-off fundraiser from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Scout Building, 223 Coates Ave., Reed city.

There are currently 7 chili recipes for area businesses, 8 home cook entrants, and 2 scout entries.  The public is invited to come taste and judge the best chili for each category.

Samples of each chili are $5 for ages 12 and up and $3 for ages 11 and under. A bowl of chili with a corn muffin can be purchased for $2.

The event will include a bake sale. Goodies can be purchased for a donation. Drinks are available for $1 each.

Proceeds from the fundraiser will help to offset the costs for scouts to attend summer camp, participate in the annual Mackinac Island Scout Service camp and other activities throughout the year.