Hillsboro CVB plans 2nd Goodie Bake-off contest

The Hillsboro Conven?tion and Visitors Bureau is sponsoring its second Christmas Goodie Bake-Off, from 10 a.m. to noon Satur?day, Dec. 6 on Main Street as part of the Hillsboro Chamber?s ?Down Home Christmas? promotion.

Categories will include: pies, cakes, cookies, candies and other baked goods. Each category will be open to accomplished bakers, age 13 and over, and aspiring bakers, age 12 and under.

All items entered in the bake-off will be made from scratch. A panel of three judges will choose the winners. A $50 prize will be awarded in each category, in the two age groups.

A grand champion prize of $300 will be selected from the category winners. All prizes will be in Hillsboro Chamber Bucks.

A $5 entry fee is required, with unlimited entries.

Admission fees are categorized as follows: $1 entitles a person to two samples of the baked goodies submitted to the bake-off; $5 entitles a person to a maximum of 12 samples of baked goodies.

Entry forms with fee are due at the CVB/Chamber of Commerce office, 111 W. Grand, by Nov. 21. All proceeds, entry and admission, will go toward the Marion County Toy Run.

Everyone is invited to enter and participate. Entrants do not have to be residents of Hillsboro or Marion County.

For additional information contact the CVB and Chamber Office at 620-947-3506.

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