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Benefits and other happening around Lake Tahoe

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Chili cook-off Friday to benefit cancer patient

A benefit for Teri Allmeroth will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday in the South Tahoe Middle School multipurpose room. Tickets for the fundraiser are $10 for adults, $5 for children and $25 for families.

Friends and colleagues of Teri Allmeroth will host a chili cook-off as a fundraising event to help offset medical expenses, which have occurred due to Allmeroth’s battle with cancer. There are many ways in which people can help. They can enter a prize-winning chili in the cook-off, supply baked goods for the bake sale, volunteer to help at the event, or donate something to the silent auction.

To volunteer, donate items, help at the event, obtain a chili entry form, or for more information, contact Birgit Lukins at South Tahoe High School, (530) 541-4111, ext. 221.

Contestants’ responsibility includes a $25 entry fee, minimum of two gallons of chili, poster with the name and category of your chili, a source to keep your chili warm, any condiments you might need for toppings, a container for chili votes, and some decorations for your area.

Spaghetti dinner to benefit accident victim

On Saturday, the South Lake Tahoe Elks Lodge will sponsor a benefit spaghetti dinner for April Kroupskoupf, 22, who was injured Sept. 22 in a single-car accident at South Lake Tahoe. The event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 1635 Elks Club Drive.

Kroupskoupf sustained multiple injuries and was in critical condition when she was taken to Renown Medical Center in Reno. She recently returned home, where she is recuperating.

Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for youth and free for children 5 years old and younger. Tickets will be available at the door and may be purchased in advance from Leah at Scotty’s Hardware, 1931 Lake Tahoe Blvd., or Maria Crist at Kindertown Preschool, 2249 Helen Ave.

The fundraiser will include music by The Swing Set, raffle tickets for prizes and a silent auction with donations.

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