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3/21/2018 St. Pete News

St. Pete’s Second Time Arounders Marching Band Mac & Cheese Cook Off and FUNdraider!

St. Pete’s Second Time Arounders Marching Band Mac & Cheese Cook Off and FUNdraider!

The 400-piece Awesome Original Second Time Arounders Marching Band, the all adult community marching band from St. Petersburg, is hosting their 10th annual “Cook Off” fundraiser Saturday, March 24, 1PM at Ferg’s Sports Bar in St. Petersburg. This years “Cook Off” a “Mac & Cheese Extravaganza!”

“All You Can Taste” Mac and Cheese tickets available the day of for $15.00 including 2 beers (additional beer just $2.00) or unlimited soft drinks. Silent auction, 50/50 raffle, prize raffle, bake sale, trophies and prizes. Non-stop music by DJ Rick. A couple of Mac and Cheese “cooker” entries still available ($25.), but the fun is in the tasting (at least 16 entries!).

Judges include:

-Chef Lou Schorr - Maekha Thai Restaurant, Boston, and New England Television Celebrity
-Stephen P Brown - Dunedin Concert Band, Richey Community Orchestra, the Dunedin Music Society, and former restaurant owner
-Jimmy Able – Owner, Caribbean Cafe, St. Petersburg
-Joshua Dixon – Channel Manager at Nestle Professional, and Executive Chef

Information and entries to Stephanie Lafleur at

The Second Time Arounders Marching Band is a 300-plus member 501c3 community organization open to former playing or twirling members of high school, college, or military marching bands who want to do it a “second time.” In addition to local events each Spring, the band travels and has performed in Dublin Ireland, Washington DC, Key West, Ft Myers, Seattle WA, Tallahassee, Orlando, Savannah GA, San Antonio TX, Portland OR, Calgary Alberta Canada, and in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

Funds raised go toward new music, instruments and repair, local transportation to parades, and community outreach.


Contact Lee Lafleur 727.534.6966