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Some of the most beautiful babies in Christian County have already entered the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest “Beautiful Baby” Contest to be held during this year’s event October 15th and 16th on the Taylorville square.

This year’s event is a fund-raiser for the Chillifest, as a “People’s Choice” contest. Friends and relatives are urged to put in coins and dollars for their favorite baby, in the jars that will be sitting on the south side of the Taylorville square during Chillifest weekend. There will not be judging of contestants this year.

The top fund raiser will be announced directly after the “Parade of Babies” to be held on the Chillifest stage at 3pm Sunday, October 16th.

There is a limit of 40 entries that will be accepted. There is a $5 entry fee. Entry forms are available at the Chamber office on the 2nd floor of the US Bank building on the Taylorville square, or on the Chillifest-dot-com web site. Entries will be cut off as soon as 40 are received.

Peoples Bank and Trust is again sponsoring the event, and donating savings bonds to the top 3 winners. First place receives a $100 savings bond; second place winner gets a $75 savings bond, and third place winner gets a $50 savings bond.

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