Arlington, VA – July 23, 2018 — The Arlington County Democratic Committee (Arlington Democrats) is pleased to announce that Congressman Adam Schiff, ranking Democrat on the Trump-Russia investigation will sample Arlington’s best Democratic chilis to kick off the Arlington Democrats’ annual Gold Card events.
The annual Chili Cook-Off is a fun kickoff to the election season and combines fierce chili competition, great conversation, and wonderful family time. Join us with the family for live music and delicious chili!
The first of four Gold Card events, the Chili Cook-Off will take place at Lyon Park Community Center, 414 Fillmore St., on Monday, September 3, 2018 between 2 pm and 5 pm. Please join us to hone your voting skills by voting for your favorite chili, which in past years has included submissions from Congressman Don Beyer, Delegates Alfonso Lopez and Rip Sullivan, Senator Adam Ebbin, and Sheriff Beth Arthur.
Tickets for the Chili Cook-Off and all four Gold Card events are available at www.arlingtondemocrats.org/goldcard. Other Gold Card events include: Honoring a Senior Democrat Celebration on September 30, 2018; A Fireside Chat presented by Arlington Young Democrats on Wednesday, October 17, 2018; and the Golden Gala on Saturday, October 20, 2018. We are lining up exciting speakers for each of these additional events.
Jill Caiazzo, Chair of the Arlington County Democratic Committee, commented, “Both the chili and Congressman Schiff are sure to set off some sparks this year – Arlington voters shouldn’t miss the fun or this great opportunity to fund the blue wave!”