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Buffalo Chili Fest at the Statler Benefits People Inc.

Event Includes Awards for Chili, Entertainment and Buffalo Bills Game on Huge Screen

Presented by WebArt Designs, the Buffalo Chili Fest will be held on Sunday, October 16, from 1 p.m.-5 p.m., at Statler City, 107 Delaware Avenue in Buffalo. Chili samples will be featured from some of Western New York's finest restaurants. Proceeds from the event benefit People Inc., Western New York's largest human service agency.

A variety of chili recipes can be tasted by attendees. Participating restaurants include: Bada Bing Sports Bar and Grill of Buffalo, Brodo of Amherst, Buffalo Chophouse of Buffalo, Darcy McGee's of Buffalo Laughlin's of Buffalo, Soho Burger and Bar of Buffalo, The Riverstone Grill of Grand Island, Bings Restaurant and Catering of Amherst, Irishman Pub and Eatery of Williamsville, The Roaming Buffalo of Buffalo, Potters Field Restaurant and Pub of Buffalo, R&R BBQ Food Truck of Buffalo, Sal's Famous Pizzeria of Tonawanda, Shadow Lounge and Restaurant of Buffalo and Statler City of Buffalo. Sponsors of the event include Solar Liberty and Wegmans.

The event will include live music by the band November 11th and Buffalo Bills fans will have the chance to watch the away game on a huge screen. There will be a 50/50 split and raffle and a caricature artist by CReilly Art. The event is family friendly with special guest stars from two new TCT children's television shows Captain Chuckberry and the Super Silly Science Show. There will be an appearance by People Inc.'s Kids on the Block, an internationally acclaimed educational program promoting the awareness and acceptance of individual differences through the use of live puppet theater.

Local celebrity judges will determine the first, second and third prize winners; and there will be a special Peoples' Choice award voted on by all the attendees/patrons. All attendees will be given a score card upon entering to select their favorite recipe.

Admission is $5.00 per person. Kids age five and under are free. Tickets for chili samples will be sold for $1 each, along with special ticket packages. Event tickets may be purchased at Airport Plaza Jewelers, 4210 Union Road, Cheektowaga, or tickets may be purchased at the door. Walk-ins welcome. For more information, visit or call the People Inc. Foundation at 716.817.7269 or Jim Breidenstein, creative director and owner of WebArt Design, at 716.674.0870.

People Inc. is a not-for-profit health and human services agency providing programs and services to more than 10,000 people with special needs, their families, and seniors throughout Western New York. Since 1971, People Inc. has assisted individuals to achieve greater degrees of independence and productivity.

Western New York 1219 North Forest Road | P.O. Box 9033 | Williamsville, New York 14231 | Phone: 716.817.7400 | Toll Free NY 1.888.7PEOPLE | Fax: 716.634.3889

Rochester 1860 Buffalo Road | Rochester, NY 14624 | Phone 585.441.9300 | Fax 585.441.9398

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