September 2019

September 2019 Vol. 20 No. 9

Sign Up Now for the Annual Key Largo Chamber Cook-Off The Key Largo Chamber of Commerce 38th Annual Cook- Off “Taste of the Upper Keys” is approaching rapidly. We are now recruiting our chamber members to compete in this year’s event scheduled for November 21 at the Holiday Inn, Key Largo. Join in the fun! Both professional and amateur chefs are welcome to work their culinary magic and compete for trophies, certificates, and bragging rights! Cash Prizes This year we have added some extra spice. The five “Best of Show” winners will receive cash prizes, and out of those five one lucky person(s) will receive a larger sum of money for the “Best of the Best.” The cook-off has five categories: appetizers, soups/ chowders, sides/salads, entrées and desserts with amateur and professional categories, as well as a Junior Division (under 16 years old). There is no entrance fee to participate in the cook-off. Each contestant provides 300 small samples (1 to 3 -ounces) of their culinary delight to be judged by a panel of their peers. Complimentary Advertising There is also an added benefit for local businesses who participate in the 2019 cook-off, complimentary

Last year’s, Key Largo Conch House won Over All Best in Show. Who will win this year?

advertising. We will promote Each business that enters the contest on our website, Facebook, and the Facebook event page. Since adding the competition to our Facebook event page in July, we have reached over 33,000 people. The reach is mostly outside of Monroe County, which means participating eateries are gaining exposure outside our local area. Sign Up Now So, what is stopping you from signing up? For more details, give the Chamber a call today 305-451-1414 ask for Elizabeth or Eileen.

In This Issue Members in Motion PAGE 2 • Paula’s Skin Care PAGE 3 • I Do Care Event PAGE 4 • Bank Supports CSHS Football PAGE 5 Holiday Party Options PAGE 5 • Calendar PAGE 7 • Saving for Education Expenses PAGE 8 • Lionfish Derby Ending PAGE 9 Coral Restoration News PAGE 10 • Luncheon Happenings PAGE 11 • Barbados Connections PAGE 12 Stranded Dolphins Saved PAGE 13 • Rotary Moment PAGE 14


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