Two-stepping, Live Music and Chili for a Good Cause

.(Austin, Texas) Jan. 25, 2012 — Jo’s Hot Coffee Good Food hosts the 6th Annual Chili Cold Blood Chili Cook-Off, Two Steppin’ Competition and Benefit on Feb. 4 from 11 am to 3 pm in the Jo’s parking lot on South Congress Ave. The event is sponsored by Shiner and all proceeds benefit the Lila Tenenbown Recovery Fund.

Featured bands performing include Li’l Cap’n Travis, Chili Cold Blood, Chaparral and Woodsboss. Free two-stepping lessons at 11 am, dance contest at 12 pm, live music and chili tasting from 11 to 3. Winners announced at 3 pm for 1st and 2nd Place Chili, People’s Choice Award and Best Showmanship, with prizes including free nights at Hotel San Jose and Hotel Havana, bar tabs at the Hotel San Jose lounge, cases of Shiner beer, Central Market gift baskets, trophies and more. The event will also include a bake sale by Katy Cupcakes and a silent auction. Chili tasting tickets are $20 each and are available at the event.

The event is sponsored by Shiner, The Flatwater Foundation, Central Market, Royal Blue Grocery, Frank Hot Dogs Cold Beer and SIMS Foundation.

The 6th Annual Chili Cookoff is one that is especially important to all of us at Hotel San Jose and Jo’s Coffee. This year’s benefactor is our dear friend and former coworker Lila Tenenbown, who was diagnosed with breast cancer this year at age 32. Lila is one of those unique humans that leave a wonderful and lasting impression on all who meet her, and the circle of people she has touched runs through just about every vein of the City of Austin. Lila has dedicated her life to serving others – her work at the SIMS Foundation has helped to provide mental health and addiction recovery services for Austin-area musicians and their families, and Lila is the first person to offer a hand in helping others in need through her charitable work. All proceeds of the Chili Cookoff will benefit the Lila Tenenbown Recovery Fund. We Love Lila So Much.

For more information about the event go to Jo’s Coffee is located at 1300 S. Congress Ave. Austin, Texas 78704.


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