The Cherokee Strip BBQ & Chili Cook-Off is this Saturday, Sept. 16 at Lake Ponca. Come out and enjoy some great food and help a great cause. All proceeds from this event, hosted by the women of Professionals Today benefit Hospice of North Central Oklahoma. Tasting begins at 12:30 and lasts until 2:30 or the food runs out. Tasting Kit Tickets are available at local financial institutions Hospice of North Central Oklahoma and the Ponca City Area Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are also available in Tonkawa at First National Bank of Oklahoma, in Newkirk at Eastman National Bank and in Blackwell at RCB Bank. Drive-thru ticket sales will be held at the Pioneer Woman Circle on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m.