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Local Firefighter Will Compete at Sertoma Centre’s BIG Event and Cook-off on May 3.

Lemont Firefighter and Resident of Mount Greenwood will make his Firehouse Chili at BIG Event on May 3 at 115 Bourbon Street.
Lemont Firefighter and Resident of Mount Greenwood will make his Firehouse Chili at BIG Event on May 3 at 115 Bourbon Street.

Fred Heller, of the Lemont Fire Protection District Station 4, will be heating up the competition this year in the Firehouse cook-off at the BIG Event on May 3, at 115 Bourbon Street. Heller is from Mount Greenwood and plans on setting things a blaze in the chili division!

Last year Fred’s wife, Diane Heller a paramedic with the Chicago Fire Department decided to challenge her husband and several other firefighters by entering her chili in the cook-off.  This year Fred is flying solo but determined to take home the Chili Trophy with his Firehouse Chili.

 

Come out and support these awesome firefighters and paramedics, who not only serve the community, they support individuals with disabilities. Firefighters from Crestwood, Blue Island, Robbins, Lombard, Niles and two Chicago Firehouses as well as Paramedic from Naperville all plan to fire things up on Saturday, May 3, from 5 – 9 p.m. at 115 Bourbon Street in Merrionette Park, IL.    Sponsored by local Sertoma Clubs and the Aileen S. Andrew Foundation, attendees can sample the food as guest judges select the best firefighter chefs in the competition.

 

Admission: Adults $10 for entry fee donation/food sample tickets, children 12 & under $5, children under 3, free.  Proceeds from the event benefit the almost 750 individuals with disabilities served by Sertoma Centre, Inc. 

 

For more information, call 708-730-6210 or go to www.sertomacentre.org. Sertoma Centre, Inc. is a nationally-accredited, not-for-profit agency that provides services to individuals with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities, and/or mental illness.

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