Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation held its annual Chili Cook-off to benefit United Way with a Halloween costumed theme. The event was the part of the staff’s campaign for United Way of Greater Knoxville that raised more than $8,000 for the organization.
Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) finance, human resources and purchasing departments pose in costume by their Candy Land-themed booth, which was unanimously voted first place in the costume and decorating contest. Pictured from left to right are (front row) Kelia West, Elaine Natividad (second row) Denise Jaqua-Houston, Karen Newsome, Shauba Lawson, Candy Miles, Wendy McGlasson, Carolyn Collins (back row) Alena Reeves, Terry McKee, Bob Justice, Matt Alvantas, Randall Brown and Denise Campbell.
Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation regulatory and compliance department serve chili from their booth, “Out of this World Chili.”. Pictured from left to right are Aan Sheley, Beth Bacon, Regina Kimber, Kim Mills, Stacey Ayres and Ashley Ogle.
Staff members at Autumn’s Landing and Nature’s Cove properties show off their booth, “Art’s World,” which was an M&M candy theme to recognize KCDC Executive Director Art Cate’s favorite candy. Pictured from left to right are Kenny Manis, Johnny Booker, Tiffany Kitts, Eugene Littlejohn, Art Cate, Tammy Kitts and James Pruitt.
The staff of Love Towers in North Knoxville poses in costumes by their M&M themed booth. Pictured from left to right are Gary Cole, Beverly Made, Steve Ellis, Lisa Brodie and Brandon Kitzmiller.
The Section 8 office poses at their green M&M-themed booth. From left to right are Jennifer Bell, Diana Willet, Maggie Felton, Venus Styles, Kim Trame, Michael Hodges, Debbie Taylor-Allen and Kim Mathews.