Local Cook-Offs

2017 Downtown Cajun Cook-Off a Huge Success for Child Advocacy Center

The 3rd Annual Downtown Cajun Cook-Off, presented by Cunningham Bounds, was a huge success! More than 3500 people attended the event which was held in Mobile’s Cathedral Square, March 18, 2017.

Thanks to the generosity of all the sponsors and donors, as well as the support of everyone in our community who attended the event, almost $80,000 was raised to benefit the Child Advocacy Center. All proceeds from the event will be used to help fund programs the Center provides for abused children in our area.

A wide variety of Cajun cuisine was served by 20 local restaurants and by several event sponsors. Teams recognized with awards were as follows: 1st Place – Dauphin’s; 2nd Place – The Garage; 3rd Place – The Brickyard; and People’s Choice – Fox 10 News.

Plans are already being made for the 2018 event.

Cajun Cook-Off Benefits Child Advocacy Center

The 2 nd Annual Downtown Cajun Cook-Off, presented by Cunningham Bounds, was an outstanding success! Thousands of people attended the event and enjoyed a variety of Cajun cuisine while listening to live music by local bands. Thanks to everyone who supported the event, almost $60,000 was raised for the Child Advocacy Center, which will be used to fund programs for abused children in our community.

Cajun Cook-Off Funds Programs for Abused Children

The attorneys of Cunningham Bounds were pleased to present the first-ever Downtown Cajun Cook-Off, benefitting the Child Advocacy Center. Twenty downtown restaurants offered samplings of Cajun-Creole dishes to more than 1500 people who attended the event.

It was a fun-filled day with lots of delicious food and great music! The event raised over $52,000 to help fund services provided by the Child Advocacy Center for abused children in our community.

Weeks Bay Bash Benefits Coastal Baldwin County

The attorneys of Cunningham Bounds were pleased to help sponsor the Weeks Bay Foundation’s Fifth Annual Bald Eagle Bash. The weather beautiful and there was delicious seafood, along with great music, for everyone to enjoy – all while supporting the Foundation in its mission to protect the coastal area of Baldwin County.

Cunningham Bounds Wins at 2012 Cook-Off

Under the threat of tornado watches and flood warnings, the Cunningham Bounds Chili Cook-Off Team headed to Bienville Square well before dawn on Saturday, March 3rd to participate in the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraiser.

Weeks before the event, team members were busy planning. The team’s theme was “Circle of Life – Ribbons of Hope.” Not only did Cunningham Bounds staffers serve up gallons of delicious chili between rain showers, they also provided an opportunity for everyone attending to remember and honor friends or family who have experienced cancer.

The team’s tenacity and hard work were apparent with the team receiving an impressive award at the end of the day – the American Cancer Society’s Bruce Reynolds Spirit of Chili Award.

According to Heather Tomberlin of the American Cancer Society, the Spirit of Chili Award is very special to the Cancer Society staff and volunteers. Bruce Reynolds was one of the founders of the Chili Cook-Off and the Cancer Society named this award in his honor. This special award is given to the team who best demonstrates the emotion and excitement of raising money for the fight against cancer. It honors the team who best demonstrates the spirit and strength it takes to fight cancer every day of the year, not just at Chili Cook-Off.

Congratulations to the 2012 Cunningham Bounds Chili Cook-Off team members for their efforts to support the American Cancer Society and the fight against cancer!

To read more about this event: http://blog.al.com/live/2012/03/mobilians_sample_the_regions_b.html

Cunningham Bounds Chili Is a Winner at Cook-Off!

Braving below freezing temperatures before sunrise, Cunningham Bounds Chili Cook-Off team members were hard at work to support the American Cancer Society’s biggest fundraiser of the year. With more than 25,000 people attending, the event raised more than $240.000.

Under the direction of team chef, Jeff Middleton, the “Chili Barristers” of Cunningham Bounds took third place honors in the “meat and beans” category. Pictured: Pictured are some of the Cunningham Bounds’ staff (and a few family members) who helped prepare and serve up lots of winning chili. Link to Article.

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