Erin Welch, J.M. Neil & Associates, organizers of the Lenexa Chili Challenge, were here to talk more about the event. It's Saturday in old town Lenexa, located at the corner of Santa Fe Trail Dr. and Pflumm Road. On Friday, there will be music and entertainment. The contest starts tomorrow at 9 a.m. It's free to attend.
One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to support the at-risk children at the Gillis House. The Gillis House is a well known foundation in Kansas City, helping families since 1870 offering school-based day treatment, intensive family counseling, social services and campus-based treatment.
Former MasterChef Semi-Finalist Becky Reams will be a guest judge. Live entertainment will be provided by Kansas City's favorites, The Dueling Piano's.
Another event will be held Saturday, October 20 from 11am-4pm. The event
is located outdoors at our office....9734 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, Mo.,
64114. Judging for the chili will take place at 1pm. First place
winner will receive $200 cash. The Dueling Piano's will be here to
perform for the event. Yes, people can still sign up. It is a $20
entry fee and all chili needs to be dropped off at 9734 Wornall Road no
later than 9:30am.