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Posted on: July 25, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Banana Split Eating Contest Between FD and PD

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Dairy Queen on Hwy 80 had a grand opening on Saturday, July 29 and recruited the Fire Department and Police Department in a banana split eating contest.  The Fire Department won the challenge!  If the food had been donuts, then the outcome might have been different.  Firefighters love ice cream!  

Twenty percent of the sales raised during the hour of 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. went towards the winner’s choice of a charity.  The fire department chose The 100 Club of Central Texas and the organization recieved almost $108.00 dollars.  The 100 Club of Central Texas provides financial and emotional support to the families of first responders who have been killed or critically injured in the line of duty.  


Firefighter Ben Hately and Police Chief Chase Stapp competing against each other in the banana splitFirefighters and police officers racing to eat the most banana splits to raise money for their favor
Firefighter Ben Hatley and Police Chief Chase Stapp racing to win the banana split eating contest with FD Captain Justin Calhoun cheering them on in the background.Captain Justin Calhoun from the fire department and Officer Tony Scott from the police department shovel ice cream into their mouths during the food contest while firefighter Stephen Warne recovers from an ice cream headache!

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