The 4th Annual Family Picnic-Rib & Chicken Cook-Off will be again be hosted by Palatine-based non-profit, C.A.T.I.F. [Celebrating All That Is Feminine] in front of Lamplighters Inn on Station Street in downtown Palatine.
The event will take place on Sunday, September 14 from noon until 5 p.m., and individuals with 'skills on the grill' still have an opportunity to register to compete in the Rib & Chicken Cook-Off!
The event will not only bring on some healthy competition for a $250 cash prize, it also will provide a variety of activities and events for the entire family.
The band Unconstitutional will be performing live, with an appearance by Bag O Jammers, along with a dunk tank, bouncy house and kids games and entertainment.
The event is free and open to the public, and tickets for food and games can be purchased for $1 each or 25 for $20.
The charity beneficiary will be the Palatine Opportunity Center, a non-profit that assists in-need Palatine residents by connecting them with resources to create a pathway for integration and success.
For more information, visit the organization's website at www.catifcharity.com.
More about C.A.T.I.F. [Celebrating All That Is Feminine]: C.A.T.I.F. is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit public charity that officially formed in 2010. Since its inception, the organization has sponsored two fundraisers per year in February and September and has now raised nearly $100,000 for a variety of local social service organizations. C.A.T.I.F. is made up of a group of professional women who pool their energy and resources to touch, encourage and empower women in-need and at-risk children. For more information, visit http://catifcharity.com
More about Palatine Opportunity Center: Since 1999, the Palatine Opportunity Center (POC) welcomes and introduces families and individuals in need to the Palatine community. The POC connects people with local resources and provides a pathway for their integration and success. We are dedicated to helping people help themselves through a variety of programs and services. From at-risk youth programs to Zumba classes, the POC continues to empower ALL people. For more information, visit http://www.palatineopportunitycenter.org/