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United Way Chili Cook-Off

Event Details

Date and Time: October 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Venue: Broadway Ballroom

Address: 115 30th Ave E
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States

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Cookers will be picking their property from the board and following in theme for dress-up and table display! Admission ticket gets you a bowl to taste test 30+ different chili’s and entered for a chance to win a door prize! Shop our silent action sales along Pennsylvania Avenue to bid on fun packages! Tickets available at the door!

United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties

Chili Cook-Off

Theme: Monopoly

Tickets: $10
5 & Under: Free

About the presenter: Tom Copeland

Tom has been the nation’s leading trainer, author, and advocate for the business of family child care care since 1981.
He is a licensed attorney and have presented hundreds of business workshops for family child care providers across the country
From 1981 to 2009 he worked at Resources for Child Caring in Minnesota (now called Think Small), where he was director of Redleaf National Institute for 15 years.
He has written nine books on the business of family child care published by Redleaf Press, a division of Resources for Child Caring.

He was on the board of directors of First Children’s Finance, a non-profit organization providing low interest loans and consulting and technical assistance to help family child care providers succeed as a business. They operate in Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, North and South Dakota, Kansas, Missouri, and Texas.

He graduated from Macalester College (BA) in 1972 and from William Mitchell College of Law (JD) in 1980.