Inaugural Put Out the Fire (TM) Chili Festival - 2004

Thanks for joining us. Enjoy the photos and see you next year. Stay tuned for date and place.

DSC00731.JPGBand - Meyer Affair
DSC00732.JPGEarly in the day before the crowds arrived
DSC00734.JPG Aileen Garaghaty giving a massage

DSC00735.JPGPAGER board member Laura Barmby and her son in front of the TAP/Prevacid booth
DSC00736.JPG Festival Organizer, Bernadette Knoebel-Swann and PAGER Director, Beth Anderson
DSC00739.JPG A team of volunteers getting the PAGER booth ready
DSC00740.JPG Teams of chili cooks offering taste tests and competing in the cook-off

DSC00747.JPG A craft vendor offering hand painted glassware
DSC00746.JPG The team that won the People's Choice Award
DSC00747.JPG The sound system was amazing
DSC00748.JPGOur Master of Ceremonies
DSC00756.JPGChris Anderson and Rex Barmby with the Frederick Keys Mascot (he is wearing our "heartburn" tie)
DSC00761.JPG Jacque Pulsifer and the wonderful logo banner she made for the festival
DSC00762.JPGFrederick's Finest waiting in line for chili from Hard Times Cafe and Cue, sponsors of the festival
DSC00766.JPGIs it ready yet?
DSC00767.JPG TAP Pharmaceuticals educating the public with literature on acid reflux disease
DSC00773.JPGCompeting for a showmanship award
DSC00774.JPGJenna and Rebecca Burns minding the PAGER table
DSC00776.JPGThe trophies
DSC00777.JPGThanks to our wonderful judges
DSC00779.JPGThe judges receive blind samples to taste
DSC00783.JPGOne of 50+ prizes for the silent auction
DSC00792.JPGHolly, whose daddy named his winning chili after her, and Katie Anderson, who is the reason for starting PAGER.
DSC00806.JPGAnd the winner of the Chili Appreciation Society International sytle chili is.......
DSC00816.JPGAnd a trophy for Bernadette - #1 Party Planner!!

pic017.jpg The kids Craft area

steve kissing.jpg Winners of People's Choice and Freestyle kissing their trophy
steve ready to do battle.jpg Ready to do Battle

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