Fifth Annual Chili Cook Off

Tyler Rotary Club’s 2007 Fifth Annual Chili Cook-Off was a huge success raising funds for improvements at the St. Louis School, the city’s public school campus for students with learning disabilities, and for the Texas Missions of Mercy, which provides health care to natives in a South American jungle.

Official Results 2007

Chili Winners

  1. John Willars, Tyler, TX
  2. Bruce Young, Tyler, TX
  3. John Daniels, Winona, TX
  4. Karen Shaw, Malakoff, TX
  5. Tom Shaw, Malakoff, TX
  6. James Espinosa, Tyler, TX
  7. Mildred Thompson, Seagoville, TX
  8. Tom Esford, Trinity, TX
  9. Ray Claxon, Waxahachie, TX
  10. Vicki Esford, Trinity, TX

Showmanship Winners

  1. Mad Dog Chili – Mike Martini, Tyler, TX
  2. Mad Hatters Chili – Lou Hewlett, Tyler, TX
  3. Opti Leu Lu’s Chili – Wendy Hart, Shreveport, LA

People’s Choice Chili

East Texas Roadkill Swill – Andy Mushinski, San Antonio, TX
CBS 19 Eyewaterin’ Chili – Wilton Johnson, Tyler, TX

Sponsors and Supporters

Tyler Rotary Club 2007 5th Annual Chili Cook-Off acknowledges the following with grateful appreciation.

Platinum Chili Bowl Sponsors & Supporters

Red Little
Gleiser Communications, LLC: KTBB – KDOK – KEES Radio
*The Mansions At The Cascades

Gold Chili Bowl Sponsors & Supporters

Capital One Bank
*D. M. Edwards – Investments
*Franklin Bank SSB
Gene and Clara O’Donnell
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
Hibbs-Hallmark & Company
CBS 19
East Texas Radio Group: KKUS – KOOI – KYKX
Edward Jones Investments:
  Ben Phillips
  Philip Davin
  Mark Wilson
  Randall Childress
  Mary Moore
  Shawn Wildt
  Vicki Sorrell
*State Representative Leo Berman
SouthSide Bank
*Smith Tank & Equipment Company
Texas Bank and Trust
*Tyler Beverages – Tyler’s Ice
Tyler Morning Telegraph
United Heritage Credit Union
ClearChannel: KNUE – KTYL – 96X – KISS

Silver Chili Bowl Sponsors & Supporters

American Gold & Diamond Exchange
Ameriprise/Vasso & Associates
Carl & Evelyn Bochow, Sr.
Gillian & James Sheridan
Insurance One Agency, LC
James W. Bland, PC
John & Martha Minton
Maddox Air Conditioning, Inc.
The University of Texas at Tyler – Merle & Rod Mabry
Trinity Mother Frances Health System
Tyler Obstetrics & Gynecology, L.L.P.
Tyler Junior College
*Unclaimed Furniture

Bronze Chili Bowl Sponsors & Supporters

A Great Way to Charter, Tour & Travel
Acme Machinery & Supply Company
Ark Assurance Group, Inc.
Beacon Federal
Better Business Bureau
Bill Beasing, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
Boys & Girls Clubs of East Texas
Brenda J. Ross
Brick Street Pharmacy
*Bubba Graphics Graphics
Citizens 1st BANK
Ci Ci’s Pizza
Charles & Fran.Hall
CONCO Food Service
Crisp Realty Group
David F. Nichols, D.D.S.
Dennis & Karen Lewis
ERA Five Star Realty and Land
Fleet’s Antiques
Foot Specialists of Tyler
Gollob Morgan Peddy & Company, P.C. CPA
James K. Wimberly
Jim Franz
Jim Wright Insurance
John G. Payne, P.C.
Jon Pressley
JP Morgan Chase Bank
McNally & Patrick, L.L.P. Attorneys
NuTech Inc.
One O’Clock John & Thelma Ruth Childs
Pollard United Methodist Church
Robbie & Sara Campbell
Sandra Edwards
Sellers Patterson Insurance
Smith Dental Care
Susan Brown
Susan Robinson Collections, Inc.
Talon Insurance Agency, LTD
The Blind Place
The Isaksen Group, LTD
USA Parcel and Mail
Velvin and Weeks Consulting Engineers, Inc.
W. C. Hauk, CPA
Waterman Electric, L.L.C.
Weldon Holcomb
Wilson, Sheehy, Knowles, Robertson & Cornelius

*Tee shirt sponsor