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Seguin Parks and Recreation Department Receives Donation

SEGUIN, Texas - The City of Seguin Parks and Recreation Department received a $750 donation on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from organizers of the Texas Ladies State Chili Championship Cook-Off.

The event is held each spring at Max Starke Park east. The Texas Ladies State Championship Chili Cook-Off is scheduled for Saturday, April 18 at the Patricia K. Irvine-King Pavilion. This is the 50th year that the Texas Ladies State Championship Chili Cook-Off is being held.

Mari Capehart and Robert Capehart, left, representing the Texas Ladies State Chili Championship Cook-Off, presented the donation to Jack Jones, right, Director of the Seguin Parks and Recreation Department and Helena Perez, also with the Parks and Recreation Department.

The funds will be used to make improvements at Max Starke Park, including the addition of a water fountain in the future. Thanks to past donations from the organization, park improvements have included the addition of RV hookups, a water fountain and water spickets, all of which are beneficial to the cook-off participants.

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