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Variety Chili/Mac & Ribs Cook Off
David King, Jackie Adray and Christene Rotger chaired the second culinary cook off fundraiser for Variety, The Children’s Charity. They added ribs to the list of comfort foods that were featured last year. The event attracted 200 casually dressed, ready-to-party folks ($100, $150 tickets) to the Townsend ballroom, which was likewise dressed casually (white picnic tables, checkered napkins, bandanas, straw hats filled with popcorn). There was also a raffle ($2,650) and Cloud 9 DJs playing toe tappin’ tunes for line dancing, good for working off calories.