Giving chili where credit is due
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
T-G Photos by John I. Carney
Heritage South Community Credit Union held its annual employee chili cookoff on Friday, pitting various departments against each other to see who could produce the best bowl of red. Judges included Assessor of Property Ronda Clanton, Brad McGee of H.B. Cowan Insurance, John I. Carney of the Times-Gazette, and Jan Harrison, a retired Credit Union employee.
There were eight entries in all. The IT and Accounting departments took top honors with their entry, “Crapital Punishment.” In second was Member Services, with “The Spice Girls And One Jalapeńo.” In third were the HR, Marketing and Executive departments with “Bowls Of Steel.”
The winning entry, â€śCrapital Punishment,â€ť was entered by the IT and Accounting departments. From left are Kelly Vincent, Sandra Hughes, Jody Stovall and Chris Marsh. Not pictured: David King.
In second place were â€śThe Spice Girls and One JalapeĂ±o,â€ť representing the Member Services department. From left are Sherry Gregory, Elizabeth Gaefe and Carla Brown. Not pictured: Gaby Ramos, Zoey Donegan, Jovanny Garcia and Nancy Holman. The trophy was a tin can decorated with the words â€śSecond place sucks.â€ť
After the judging, credit union employees enjoyed the entries for lunch.
The winning entry combined a traditional chili flavor with a distinctive spiciness.