H.E. Butt Grocery is accepting applications for the 2014 Community Slim Down Showdown through Nov. 1. The contest pits 15 people, chosen from the applicant pool, against one another and includes a 5½-day wellness program with H-E-B, Gold's Gym and Cooper Aerobics Center officials. The winner receives $10,000. H-E-B also will select 15 employees for an internal version of the contest.