From left, Tiffany and Silfredo Sosa (aunt and uncle of Carter Dean) of Lorton, and Dennis Dean (Carter’s grandfather) attend the Hopsfrog Grille chili cook-off April 8.
Burke For the fourth year, the Hopsfrog Grille in Burke hosted a chili cook-off to raise
money for charity. On April 8, they raised $5,299 for the Spina Bifida Wisconsin Foundation.
Spina Bifida is a birth defect that affects the development of a baby’s spinal cord. Carter Dean, 4, was born with the defect, but brought his bubbly personality and playful nature to the event as its special guest.
The cook-off featured 16 contestants as well as live music from “E on the
Prizes for the cook-off were donated by other local businesses.
Hopsfrog Grille is located in the Burke Centre Shopping Center at 5765 Burke Centre Parkway.