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

January 12, 2015

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

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

WHERE: GreenspringHunters Crossing Conference Center7430 Spring Village DriveSpringfield, VA 22150

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

ABOUT GREENSPRING: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