The Alton-Godfrey Rotary Club is getting geared up for its 29th annual Chili Chowdown in a couple of weeks. On March 3 at the Main Street United Methodist Church in Upper Alton, the club will offer all-you-can-eat chili, a beverage and desert for $8. The event is one of the top fundraisers for local projects, including the annual scholarship given to the Student of the Year.
Club President Gail Weinrich says the secret chili recipe originated with the late Don Johnson, who owned DJ’s Bar & Grill in Upper Alton.
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Tickets for the annual Chili Chowdown are available from any member of the Alton-Godfrey Rotary Club and will also be sold at the door. Dinner will be served from 11am-1pm and again 4:30pm through 7pm, and you can eat-in or carry-out. Tickets will be sold at the door, or can be purchased from any Rotary member.
Serving the areas of Alton, Godfrey, East Alton, Wood River, Roxana, Edwardsville, Jerseyville, Brighton, Bethalto, Grafton, Granite City, Hartford, Highland, Troy, Fairview Heights, Belleville and the surrounding cities.