The Texarkana area Veteran Council TAVC will host their 15th annual chili cook-off at the

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Truman Arnold Center at Texarkana College.

Area chili cooks will be competing for trophies in three categories. Business, civic groups and individual. There will also be a peoples choice, and a best presentation award.

Funds from this event will be used to purchase a new van to transport veterans to the Va medical center in Shreveport and the local Va clinic in Texarkana.

Doors open to the public at 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. Tickets are just 5 dollars. For more information call 870-773-8279, or 903-824-2727