Police vs. Fire rib eating competition benefiting MDA, Special Olympics

FORSYTH - A friendly competition between Macon County Sheriff's Deputies and Hickory Point Firefighters designed to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois and the Muscular Dystrophy Association is underway.

Firefighters and deputies have met at the Texas Roadhouse location in Forsyth for the second annual "Police vs. Fire Rib Eating Challenge."  Visitors are being encouraged to cheer on participants and help them raise money for their selected charities.

In addition to the rib eating competition, a raffle will also be held, with proceeds benefiting MDA and Special Olympics programs.

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