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Winners were announced the Lil’ Chilli Bean “Cutest Baby” contest Sunday at the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest.

 

The contest was a “People’s Choice” contest, with votes counted by the amount each baby’s jar had it in at the end of the contest Sunday afternoon.

 

First place winner was Briella Jo Kennedy, the 8-month-old daughter of Kaylee Richards of Taylorville, who won a 100-dollar Chamber gift certificate.  Second place winner receiving a 75-dollar Chamber gift certificate, was Reed Allen Uhrich, the one-month-old son of Patrick Uhrich of Taylorville.  Third place winner was Elaine “Lainie” Skinner, the 3-month-old daughter of Taylor Landers of Taylorville, who won a 50-dollar Chamber gift certificate.

 

This year’s Chilllifest Lil’ Chilli Bean Contest was again organized by Jane Hunsche, and again sponsored by People’s Bank and Trust.

 

CAPTION TO ABOVE PIX:  Winners in the Lil’ Chilli Bean “Cutest Baby” contest Sunday at the Greater Taylorville Chamber Chillifest were, from the left:  Elaine “Lainie” Skinner, the 3-month-old daughter of Taylor Landers of Taylorville, who won a 50-dollar Chamber gift certificate; Reed Allen Uhrich, the one-month-old son of Patrick Uhrich of Taylorville, who won a 75-dollar Chamber gift certificate; Briella Jo Kennedy, the 8-month-old daughter of Kaylee Richards of Taylorville, who won a 100-dollar Chamber gift certificate; and Lil’ Chilli Bean Contest organizer Jane Hunsche.

 
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