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Warm up with chili and support local students at the Cairo Chili Feed

From left, the families who donated pots for the chili feed include: (front row) Bruce Corn, Renae Corn, Judy Kemble, Vicki Winegar, Ray Winegar, Lou Wettstein; (back row) Jim Sutton, Roy Hasebe, Steve Kemble, Jack Hasebe, Jim Trenkel and Sam Mori. (The Enterprise/Kristine de Leon)

ONTARIO – For six decades, Cairo Elementary School has been more than a place of learning. 

That was evident last week when 15 people gathered at the school gym with large, silver cooking pots.

They were kicking off preparations for the 60th annual Chili Feed at Cairo Elementary, coming up on Feb. 28. 

The yearly tradition started in 1959 after two elementary schools – Lincoln and Valley View – merged and became Cairo Elementary. That same year, Cairo’s Parent Teacher Organization was formed.

Since then, the Cairo PTO has continued the . . .