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Third annual Federal Way Chili Cook-off nets more than $3,000 for charities

Chili Cook-off organizers, sponsors, winners and beneficiaries gather Oct. 7 at Federal Way City Hall. - Andy Hobbs/The Mirror
Chili Cook-off organizers, sponsors, winners and beneficiaries gather Oct. 7 at Federal Way City Hall.
— image credit: Andy Hobbs/The Mirror

From staff reports:

On Thursday, organizers of the Federal Way Farmers Market’s annual Chili Cook-off passed out checks of $1,505 each to Special Olympics and the South King Firefighters Foundation. Proceeds were raised at this year’s cook-off, held Sept. 25. Federal Way police won first, second and third place as well as the People’s Choice Award against South King Fire and Rescue. Last year’s event raised about $3,200 for the charities.

Judges awards

First place: WMD "Weapon of Mass Deliciousness:" PD Command Staff Assistant Chief Andy Hwang, Commander Chris Norman, Commander Steve Neal, Commander Kyle Sumpter, Commander Stan McCall.

Second place: Cops for Special Olympians: FWPD Patrol Officer Stacy Eckert, Federal Protective Service Officers including Mike Nielsen, Anne Kuwada, Shari and Rob Moyer.

Third place: Red Hot Chili Coppers: FWPD Lieutenants Ed Fadler, Cary Murphy, Lt. Brett Hatfield, Lt. Dennis Wilcox, and assistant Kai Fadler.

People's Choice Award

First place: WMD "Weapon of Mass Deliciousness:" PD Command Staff Assistant Chief Andy Hwang, Commander Chris Norman, Commander Steve Neal, Commander Kyle Sumpter, Commander Stan McCall.

Second place: COPS (Civilian Operations Personnel): "Crime Scene Chili" Chef Jeffrey Broderson (King County AFIS), Cathy Schrock, Johnny Hernandez, Lindsey Tiroux, Michelle Roy, Gayle Tucker and assistant Claire Schrock.

Third place: Red Hot Chili Coppers: FWPD Lieutenants Ed Fadler, Cary Murphy and assistant Kai Fadler.

Sponsors:

Umpqua Bank

Heritage Bank

Federal Way Mirror

Waste Management

Scarff Ford

Laurus Financial

Wolf Chiropractic

Buclaw Chiropractic

Jex Chiropractic

Redondo Family Chiropractic

Summers Chiropractic

Spencer Chiropractic

Jack Dovey — Blue Water Wireless

Jimmy Mac's Roadhouse Grill

Federal Way Kiwanis Club

Federal Way Lions Club

Three Chicks Catering

Smith Brothers Farm

Trader Joe's

Costco

Print Marketing Now

D.J. Trophy

Mail Copy and More

Ed Streit Images

Judges:

Skip Priest, state representative

Linda Kochmar, Mayor of Federal Way

Dini Duclos, Federal Way City Council

Jack Dovey, Federal Way City Council

Judge Dave Larson, Federal Way Municipal Court

Janice Siebenaler, Umpqua Bank

Chad Maiuri, Heritage Bank

Fred Oldfield, artist

Check out a slideshow from the 2010 Chili Cook-off:

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