DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (BRPROUD) – Saturday, July 3 was a special day at Le Chien Brewing Company.
The first Independence Day celebration took place at the microbrewery restaurant.
One of the highlights during the July 4 celebration was a Hot Dog Eating Contest.
The contest pit the Denham Springs Police Department against the Denham Springs Fire Department.
The Denham Springs Fire Department came out on top with a major contribution coming from Le Chien employee, Brenner Marks.
Marks put down 11 hot dogs in 10 minutes, according to Le Chien Brewing Company.
The successful event led to a donation of $800 to the Denham Springs Animal Shelter.