ORLAND PARK, ILLINOIS (Patch.com) - Firefighter Bob Hopper from the Lombard Fire Department was chosen as the winner of the 2012 Fire Chief Chili Cookoff in Orland Park on Sunday.
Supporters and firefighters from departments around the area came to Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery Sunday afternoon to test the chili, all in support of the 100 Club.
The 100 Club of Chicago is the civilian organization that provides for the families of police officers, firefighters and paramedics who have lost their lives in the line-of-duty.
The Club helps families ease the financial burden associated with the tragic event, including immediate financial assistance and the ongoing cost of higher education.
All federal, state, county and local police officers, firefighters and paramedics stationed in Cook County are included.
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