Seeking 'Celebrity' pie bakers for Andover fundraiser


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Posted Online: Jan. 02, 2013, 2:13 pm
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Press release submitted by Andover Tourism Council


If you can bake a pie, plan to participate in a pie baking contest and auction scheduled for Saturday, February 9, 6:30 p.m., in Luther Hall-Augustana Lutheran Church in Andover. The contest categories are: mayors, veterans, news media, pastors and community The event is to help fund an aisle of flags and sidewalk adjacent to the Veterans' Memorial Garden at the Andover Lake Park. A trio of professional food connoisseurs will be the judges, and the winners will receive prizes donated by area merchants. Persons interested in entering the pie contest should contact Amber Lilly: lil_lilly5hotmail.com or Denise Lilly: 309 521-8132.

The festival is being hosted by the Andover Tourism Council and Andover Village Board.




















 




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