Rotary Chili Feast includes unique Auction items

HIGHLANDS – Rotarians are in full preparation for their big annual Chili Feast, to be held next Saturday, February 3rd at the social hall of St. Jude’s Catholic Church on S. Main Street.

A large crowd is expected this year, and people are anxious to get out and meet their friends in this 49th year tradition.

The event includes delicious chili dinners, cooked with Chester Stasney’s Continued. Chili Chairman GayLynn Melliorn pointed out that the live auction contains a number of desirable items, which are offered only once a year to event participants.

This year the auction will include a Family Weekend Trip on Lake Limestone, a Texas themed Fire Pit, an Expresso Machine, Valentine’s Basket, Wine Basket, Outdoor furniture, Shark Robot Vacuum, Texas themed metal bench, Tool Sets, Air Compressor, Picnic Table, ad in the Star Courier, and miniature vehicles. The unique vacation venues promise to bring a lot of interest.

Also available will be unique and special handmade quilts by Connie Russell, including patriotic and sports team themes.

With Valentine’s Day coming up, there are several Valentine themed items to be auctioned.

Rotarians and local businesses are selling tickets now, for $100 for the raffle and two chili dinners. GayLynn said they are going fast this year. Tickets are available at local banks, businesses, Dr. White’s dental office, Turner Chevrolet, and many other locations. Or you can call 832-483-3505 for more information.