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United Way of NW Oklahoma Announces 2023 Bacon Bash Event


The United Way of Northwest Oklahoma put out the following press release.

ENID, OK – The United Way of NW OK has partnered with Hanor Family of Companies, MainStreet of Enid, Yellow House Machinery, P & K Equipment and the Enid Brewing Company to
host a Bacon Bash cook off competition and family fun event on Friday, July 7, 2023. Cash prizeswill be awarded to the top 5 contestants in the bacon competition.

“We are excited and look forward to seeing many of our volunteers, chefs, friends and supporters at this event. Not only will everyone be able to sample the wonderful bacon recipes, but also have a chance to take pictures with BIG Machines, sample some tasty micro brews and listen to great music performed by Dually Noted,” said committee chair Tiffany Dent.

Bacon chefs will receive 25 lbs of Hanor Farms Daily’s bacon the week of the competition. Each chef will prepare 300 samples and present to the judges at 5:00 PM on Friday. The public will
then be able to sample bacon recipes from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM or until the bacon samples run out.

Tickets are $10 for 10 samples. Tickets can be purchased in advance at United Way offices located in Suite 400 in the Triangle Business Center. Otherwise, they will be sold at the event.
“We are excited to hold this “Bash” outside in the open air and hope everyone will attend. The event will be held on the north lawn of the courthouse and on Independence and Randolph
streets, the brew garden will be located on the corner of Randolph and Independence and the band will be playing at the Enid Brewing Company from 7 PM – 11 PM,” said Jessica Caruthers,
Board president of United Way of NW Oklahoma.

Caruthers added, “We still have slots available for teams to cook in this competition and there will be cash prizes for the top 5 competitors, so call today!” Proceeds to benefit the United Way of Northwest Oklahoma and their 14 partner agencies who are: Booker T. Washington Center, Cimarron Council Boy Scouts of America, Community Development Support Association, Catholic Charities, Denny Price Family YMCA, Garfield County Child Advocacy Council, Hedges Speech and Hearing, Human Services Alliance of Greater Enid, Loaves and Fishes of NW Oklahoma, Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma, RSVP, The Salvation Army, YWCA of Enid, and Youth and Family Services.

Special thanks to our sponsors: Hanor Family of Companies, Outhier & Caruthers PLLC, Oxbow Calcining, P & K Equipment, Enid Brewing Company, NextEra Energy Resources, Yellowhouse Machinery, KNID FM and Pope Distributing.