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Party For A Cause: Benefit For John Wood


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RS Source Katie Balas:
Our friend, father, fiancé, son, brother, Odd Fellow and much more to so many-John Wood was in a motorcycle accident on August 6, 2020. By God’s grace, we are able to love and be loved by this incredible man past that tragic day! We are so thankful!

However, with this tragedy came lifelong changes for John and his family. John was told that he will likely never walk again. He spent weeks in the hospital and will spend months in rehab learning how to care for his body in new ways. John is strong and capable. We believe in him. He is loved by so many and we want to help him through this time in any way we can. As you can imagine, this type of news is hard-very hard, but not as hard as it would have been to lose him. We want to celebrate!!!

Come party for John! Let’s celebrate his life while giving financially to overcome this obstacle for John and Kristin. Whether you know and love John or you just want to have a good time-join us!!!

Chili cook off 5pm-7pm:
Got a good chili recipe? Think it’s award winning? Let’s taste it! Entry fee is $30.

Winner splits contest proceeds-50/50 with John and his family. Not a cook but got a taste for chili? We will let the crowd decide who the winner is! For $10, you get a spoon. All-you-can-eat-sampling!!! Contestants will serve their chili in individual sample cups. When you’re full and think you’ve tasted the award winning chili-trade your spoon in for a ticket and cast your vote for the winner. Contestants-bring your “A” game and enough chili to rack up those votes! 1st and 2nd runners up will win non-monetary prizes!

If you’d like to COMPETE FOR A CAUSE-sign up here for the chili cookoff!

Thank you and GOOD LUCK!


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