2nd Annual Appalachian Chili Cook-off

2nd Annual Appalachian Chili Cook-off – November 5, 2011

2nd Annual Appalachian Chili Cook-off

BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. (November 1, 2011) The 2nd Annual Appalachian Chili Cook-off will be held November 5th at The Lodge at Copperhead, Blairsville, GA.  The Chef Teams will begin cooking promptly at 8 a.m.  The general public is invited to sample the best chili in the mountains from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and enjoy live music by “Neighborhood Watch.” from Noon-4 p.m.  Advance Tickets $5 per person which includes five chili samples.

Chili Cooks are encouraged to enter to win Cash, The Copper Spoon Award, and the Grand Prize: Weekend Getaway to The Lodge at Copperhead. The Competition Categories:  Backyard (non-professionals), Civil Service (Police, Fire, Rescue, Etc.), Churches and Restaurants (The Pros). Think you can make the best chili?  You can download the entry form from the website calendar:  www.TheLodgeAtCopperhead.com

Reserve you stay today to celebrate autumn in the North Georgia Mountains where the outside temperature is expected to be 64 Degrees on the day of the cook-off.  This annual event is proudly sponsored by Budweiser.

About The Resort:  The Lodge at Copperhead offers guests an unexpected boutique experience in the mountains of North Georgia, which is in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains.  The Lodge infuses its intimate setting with the rustic high country style throughout the forty plus acre resort.  The 12,500 square foot Lodge has 11 beautifully appointed guest rooms, Grand Hall, Full Service Restaurant and Bar, and famed wrap-around porch. The resort also offers visitors cozy cabins to relish their privacy.  The Lodge at Copperhead is a destination resort with savory restaurant offering inventive cuisine and weekly special events.   For more information, call 706-835-7433, visit the website:  www.TheLodgeAtCopperhead.com, “Like” us on Facebook, and follow on Twitter @LodgeCH.


Veterans Memorial Monument Ground-breaking

To Honor and Serve
Veterans Memorial Monument Ground-breaking

You are invited you to participate in The Lodge at Copperhead Veteran’s Memorial, a project that will forever link the past to the future. A ground-breaking ceremony will be held on Friday, November 11, 2011, at 11 o’clock in the morning.

This will be a way for everyone in the surrounding area to honor all men and women that have served in the United States Military Branches.  The public and all United States Armed Forces personnel and veterans are invited to attend the ceremony and picnic style reception. All military, active and retired, will eat free.  The band “Crazy Heart” will perform in the Grand Hall following the picnic to conclude the special event.

Anyone in the Atlanta metro area wishing to attend can meet the escorted ride starting at The Original Pancake House, 400 & Windward Parkway, Alpharetta, GA. Directions

Cars & Motorcycles welcome. All military, active and retired, will receive a free cup of coffee, hot chocolate, or soda. The parade will depart The Original Pancake House at 9:00 am.

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Michelle Evans, Spokesperson for the Lodge said, “We give thanks for the men and women who have served this nation throughout history. We want to show our patriotism by honoring their service to this country.”

Everyone is invited to take part in this timeless contribution.

Make a lasting impression and help to pave the way for the Veteran’s Memorial by purchasing a memorial brick to be personally engraved. Your brick will be a permanent tribute on the grounds of The Lodge at Copperhead Veteran’s Memorial.

Five hundred Memorial bricks are available for purchase to honor family members and friends.  Each brick will be inscribed with a personal dedication statement of one to three lines with up to seventeen characters per line.  Buy one brick for $50 or two for $85. Purchase your brick(s) today!