MEDIA ADVISORY: Greenspring to Host 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off Featuring Community Chef and Resident Recipes

Guest judges including ABC7-WJLA-TV’s Autria Godfrey and Jummy Olabanji will help to determine Best in Show

Wednesday, January 21 | 12:30-3:00 pm

WHAT:  The winners from Greenspring’s first annual chili cook-off will return to defend their titles on January 21; resident Clint Lambert and Greenspring Chefs Eric Phipps and Robbina Osei-Owusu took first place the resident and culinary chefs categories.  This year, special guest judges from ABC7/WJLA-TV will join us to sample over a dozen chili’s and select this year’s winners!  Community chefs will be submitting and preparing their own special recipes; Greenspring chefs will also prepare the recipes submitted by resident participants.  King Street Bluegrass and Greenspring's own resident Square-Dancing Club will be providing entertainment throughout the competition.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 21 | 12:30 – 3:00 PM

Hunters Crossing Conference Center
7430 Spring Village Drive
Springfield, VA 22150

If you’d like to cover this event, please contact Jessica McKay at, 703-923-4690 or 703-472-0964 (c). 

Greenspring, one of 18 retirement communities managed by Erickson Living, is situated on a scenic 58-acre campus in Springfield, Virginia.  The community is home to nearly 2000 residents, many of whom reside in the over 1400 independent living apartment homes.  At Greenspring, over 200 resident-run and resident-driven programs promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  Additional information about Greenspring can be found at