-Winners were announced Sunday in the “Little Chilli Bean” baby contest at the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest.
The contest was a “People’s Choice” contest, with the public putting money into the jar of their favorite baby.
The top 3 raising the most money, were given Chamber gift certificates.
First place went to 15-month-old Myla Martin of Taylorville, who won at 100-dollar Chamber gift certificate. Second place went to 14-month-old Myles Kater of Stonington, who won a 75-dollar Chamber gift certificate. And third place went to 9-month-old Colten Gagne of Taylorville, who won a 50-dollar Chamber gift certificate.
People’s Bank and Trust again sponsored the “Little Chilli Bean” contest. Proceeds raised from the contest helps the Chamber pay for the Chillifest event.
CAPTION TO PICTURE: “Little Chilli Bean” winners were announced Sunday by the Greater Taylorville Chamber Chillifest. From the left: 2018 Little Miss Chilli Pepper 3-year-old Carmen Vincent; 17-year-old Dariess Moreland, 2018 Miss Chilli Pepper; Little Chilli Bean first place winner 15-month-old Myla Martin of Taylorville; Little Chilli Bean second place winner 14-month-old Myles Kater of Stonington; 2018 Junior Miss Chilli Pepper 9-year-old Katelyn White; and 2018 Little Mister Chilli Pepper 5-year-old Silas Joyce. Third place winner 9-month-old Colten Gagne of Taylorville was not available for the picture.