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The 17th annual Bill Cope Chili Supper will be held at the Eastern High School cafeteria this Saturday night February 1 beginning at 4:30p.

Serving will continue until 7p. A meal of chili, drink, sandwich or hotdog and dessert is $5.

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This event is hosted by the East Washington Dollars for Scholars in the name of Cope, who was a teacher at East Washington and dedicated a large portion of his wife to East Washington schools. Cope passed away in July 1997 after a battle with cancer.

If you cannot attend but wish to support the event and charity, you may mail donations to: East Washington Elementary School, c/o Terry Thixton, counselor, 1020 No. Eastern School Road, Pekin, IN 47165. Table sponsorships for Saturday are available by calling 812.967.2929, ext. 5715.