Katie Unruh, assistant director of administration at UC Merced,
reacts as she is declared
winner of the United Way Chili Cookoff competition at UC Merced
It's the kick-off event for the United Way campaign. United
Way and their Funding
Committee help fund local programs promoting health, education
an financial stability.
Looking on in back row are judges Jorge Wario, principal cook
at UC Merced,
Paul DiCicco, owner of DiCicco's, and John Jepson, of Merced,
the International Chili Society's (ICS) traditional red chili
world title in 2011.