Volunteers from the City of Columbia Heights created Team CH-ili and competed in the Lee Carson Center for Mental Health & Wellbeing 2nd Annual Chili Cook-off. Their Five Pepper Chili Verde took first place in the judged competition. Team Spirit Award went to the Fridley Lions Club. Special thanks to the Lee Carlson Center for putting it on, Mayor Donna Schmitt for being Team CH-ili Leader. Shout out to team members Lenny Austin, John Larkin, Dan O'Brien, Erik Johnston, Kate McKay, Karen Olson, Liz Bray, and Zahra Almosawi. Two years in a row!!
Download the Chili Recipe HERE!