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CHILI COOK-OFF HEATS UP: JUDGES IN THE HOT SEAT NOV. 3

October 27, 2012 (Lemon Grove)--Get ready to rumble.  Not content with just putting on the much-anticipated eighth annual Chili Cook-Off & Western Round-Up on November 3, Soroptimist of Lemon Grove has added -- gasp! -- judges!

That's right, pals, though you, your family and friends, will still deliver The People's Choice Award -- a coup de grace bestowed only on a gifted few -- the Big Jalapeño will be announced after a trio of judges has eaten themselves into a chili-induced torpor, then retired to consider the verdict.  (Actually, they'll be in a back room with ice packs on their heads, pencils in hand, pleading for a bodyguard.)


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WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN "OUR PLANET, OUR HOME" K-12 ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY AND ART CONTEST

October 21, 2012 (La Mesa) -- Not only does their creativity bring a smile, but the breadth of ideas, ages and techniques will make a lovely, rounded exhibition. It is exciting each year to see what the students will come up with for the "Our Home, Our Planet" K-12 Environmental Literacy and Art contest. 

Awards will be handed out by Mayor Art Madrid on the Festival Stage of the "Sustain La Mesa" Environmental Festival at 10:00 a.m. on October 27 at Harry Griffen Park.


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NOVELIST OFFERS FREE BOOK CONTEST FOR BEDBUG VICTIMS

Participants must post photos of their bites to win

September 17, 2012 (San Diego) – To promote the release of his new novel Shady Palms in October, San Diego author Allen Dusk is holding a contest to give away signed copies of his book, set in El Cajon. Victims of bedbug attacks are encouraged to post photos of their bites on Twitter and Instagram with the hastag #ShadyPalms. On October 1, 2012 Allen will announce the winners on his website http://www.allendusk.com.


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MISSION TRAILS TWENTIETH ANNUAL AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST RECEPTION AND AWARDS CEREMONY MAY 27

 
May 25, 2012 (San Diego) -- Enjoy the 124 photographs now on display in the Visitor Center Gallery as part of our 20th Annual Amateur Photo Contest. View the natural beauty of Mission Trails as captured by our local amateur photographers. 

The reception and awards presentation will be held on Sunday, May 27 from  to 4 p.m. at the Mission Trails Visitor & Interpretive Center. Come by and vote for your favorite.

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