Congratulations to all the Winners!

We had a very successful Chili Open for 2016, with over 500 attendees, raising $214,000. A heart felt Thank You to everyone for their support in making the 26th Annual Chili Open a success! Carol Hauskneght – 1st place prize 2016 Chevrolet Sonic Kyle Radel – 2nd place prize 55-inch LG Smart HDTV

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2016 Akron Rotary Ambassador of Service

2016 Akron Rotary Ambassador of Service Posthumously Awarded to Richard Farkas The Richard Farkas family is honored to have the Rotary Club of Akron remember Richard’s commitment to community service by selecting him as the 2016 Akron Rotary Ambassador of Service. Upon retiring as Commander of the nation’s largest Intercontinental

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Thrive & Drive Winner: 2015 Akron Rotary Chili Open

VanDevere would like to congratulate Evan Nelson who was at VanDevere Chevrolet the other night to pick up his brand new 2015 Chevrolet Sonic. Nelson held the winning ticket at the 2015 Akron Rotary / Wayne Home Chili Cook Off and Golf Outing help on Feb. 7th 2015.

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2015 Chili Open Results

Woohoo, we had a very successful Chili Open for 2015, with over 500 attendees, raising $200,000. A heart felt Thank You to everyone for their support in making the 25th anniversary of the Chili Open a success. Evan Nelson – 1st place prize 2015 Chevrolet Sonic Richard Boscarello – 2nd

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2015 Online Registration is Closed

We are turning off the online shopping cart for registration for golfers, foursomes and clubhouse passes.  Although online registration is closed, we would love to have you attend the event and you can purchase any of these three items at the door. We will leave the online shopping cart on

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2015 Akron Rotary Ambassador of Service

2015 Akron Rotary Ambassador of Service BARRY C. DUNAWAY Barry Dunaway is Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of The J. M. Smucker Company, with primary responsibilities for Corporate Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Human Resources, Legal, and Information Services. Barry joined The J. M. Smucker Company in 1987, and

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Warming-up is Half the Fun

While this may not sound like an event for the faint-of-heart, it is perfect for anyone that enjoys a good time and likes to help a great cause. Included with the registration fee for each golfer is a pass to the Wayne Homes Chili Open warm-up party. Inside the banquet

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What to Bring

Dress appropriately for the day’s weather conditions. Bring as many clubs as you like, but most Chili Open Golfers prefer irons ranging from seven to wedge and a putter. Extra golf balls are a good idea—we recommend orange! Golf bags are optional.

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