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The Chili Open Raises Funds for Project Self-Sufficiency

Help Sussex County NJ Residents with Emergency Shelter, Housing

Cathleen Metzgar, Jennifer Lippencott and Amy Orben, Chili Open, 2021.jpeg
The Chili Open Supports Project Self-Sufficiency
Housing Initiative

February 3, 2024

Funds raised by the Chili Open will be directed to Project Give Shelter, a Project Self-Sufficiency initiative to help Sussex County residents address emergency housing needs.

The Chili Open Golf Classic is played on a makeshift course at Sussex County Fairgrounds.


  • Golfers play two out of four nine-hole, par three courses

  • Lunch featuring a selection of beverages, chili, and other fare

  • Live music from R.E.N.O. the Band

  • Putting contest

  • Raffles and a 50/50

Rotary Clubs from Branchville, Newton, and Wallkill are instrumental in organizing and serving breakfast and lunch, staffing a cash bar, and providing souvenir photos of the golfers, among other event assistance.

Chili Open Golf Classic raises funds for Project Self-Sufficiency

Thank you to the following Chili Open Sponsors!

Snowpack Level ($25,000)

Project Self-Sufficiency Board of Directors

Snowbank Level ($5,000)

Selective Insurance Company of America


Snowfall Level ($2,500)

Lakeland Bank

Provident Bank

Snowball Plus ($2,000)

J.P. Perry, Henry O. Baker Insurance

Snowball Level ($1,000)

Ames Rubber

Skylands Stadium/Sussex County Miners

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