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Hyla’s Chili Cook-off draws more than 200 | Letters | June 10

Thank you to all who participated and joined us at Hyla Middle School’s 14th annual Chili Cook-Off. It was a wonderful day and the chili was delicious. Some 200 people gathered for great food, foot-stomping music by Oxygen Tank, and carnival games designed by Hyla’s seventh grade students. Winners of the Chili Cook-Off: • Harbour Public House - Best chili in the judged competition. • Cafe Nola - Second place in the judged competition. • Salmon Canyon Cafe - Third place in the judged competition. • Cafe Nola - Best chili in the popular vote. • Harbour Public House - Second place in the popular vote. Special thanks to judges: Jim White, chef at IslandWood; Mack Howard , sous chef at IslandWood; Rotarian Charlie Frame; Christy Carr, Friends of the Farms; Karla Piecuch, Montessori Country School Additional thanks to Blackbird Bakery for donating the mouth-watering cornbread, and to Ace Hardware of Bainbridge Island for sponsoring the snow cone station. All proceeds go directly to supporting Hyla’s financial aid and educational programs.

Karen Rice

Hyla Parent Association

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