Town Square

Post a New Topic

A Taste of Summer brings together Hacienda companies for competition, charity

Original post made on Jun 1, 2009

First ever "A Taste of Summer" benefits Hacienda Helping Hands charitable giving campaign through fun BBQ competition. Six teams from Hacienda businesses fired up their grills for the contest.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, May 31, 2009, 3:47 PM

Comments (4)

Posted by Mark Curtis, a resident of Hacienda Gardens
on Jun 1, 2009 at 8:58 am

This was a GREAT community event I was proud to be a part of! Thanks to everyone who came out!

Mark


Posted by Claudette McDermott, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:50 am

What a fabulous idea! When I lived in Palo Alto they used to have Chili Cook Offs and huge crowds would gather for that competition. The families of the community and all around would attend. Organizations and people to taste would fill the parks. I am sure it was a big money making event. It would be nice to see that here in Pleasanton. Fees to enter/Chili cooks and entry fees/Tasting could go towards local Non Profit Organizations that need the help right now. It would be an amazing event to have at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds.


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jun 1, 2009 at 1:18 pm

It was a nice idea until you put on your imprint. If I enter, I want to keep ALL THE MONEY!

ALL THE MONEY...get it?


Posted by Jon, a resident of Foothill Farms
on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:41 am

It was a lot of fun and will be at the Fair Grounds next year (I think). A big "Thank You" to all involved.


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: *

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 1,062 views

More changes coming to ValleyCare
By Tim Hunt | 14 comments | 572 views

Getting rid of an old toilet
By Roz Rogoff | 9 comments | 544 views

Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 482 views