The United Way of St. Tammany held its 5th annual West St. Tammany Red Beans ‘N Rice Cook-Off event on Monday, July 28, in downtown Covington. The event was presented by St. Tammany Fire Districts No. 4 and no. 12.
For only $8, approximately 500 attendees were offered the best red beans and rice from 15 competing teams, as well as desserts, music and raffle prizes.
Fire District No. 12’s Clayton Stein and Dave Bordes, along with Chief Kris Hines, who also served as the event’s emcee, were proud to bring home the 2nd place overall trophy and the 1st place helmet, given in the fire department category.
All proceeds benefit the St. Tammany Suicide Prevention Support Program (STOPS).
This is the 5th year Fire District No. 12 has participated in the event.