Riding the (buffalo) wings of victory

Which is better: the Chicago Police Department or the Chicago Fire Department? There could be many different opinions from many Chicagoans, but here’s one thing we all agree on: we rely on both forces to protect each and every one of us. There are thousands of police officers and firefighters who sacrifice their lives for us each and every day in the Chicago area.

Earlier this month, both forces put their allegiances aside for one thing: Wing Madness to benefit Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago. The no-holds-barred wing eating competition between the Chicago Police and Fire Department determined who is Chicago’s top dog (or, who is Chicago’s wing eating champion). The festivities took place at Dick’s Last Resort, right off of the Chicago River. It was a comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere for many patrons, as we got a chance to witness those brave souls stuff their faces for a chance at glory.

It was neck-and-neck (or maybe wing-and-wing?!) between the two forces in each round, but one was victorious: the Chicago Police Department.

Special thanks to both the Chicago Police and Fire Department for taking time from their duties to participate in this event. Without those people, this event would not have happened. We hope to have a much bigger event next year, and if you live in Chicago or are here visiting our wonderful windy city we hope you can join us next year also!


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