BCTC Raises Money for Veterans with Chili Cook-off
BCTC faculty and staff hosted an inaugural chili cook-off at the Leestown Campus to raise funds for veterans Thursday, November 5, 2015. The event was held in cooperation with the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Fire Station #13, Army Reserve Center staff, and the Veterans Affairs Hospital on Leestown Road in Lexington.
The event raised $623 for the VA Hospital, located next door to BCTC's Leestown Campus, and will go towards assisting veterans in the local community through their Volunteer Services.
Eleven people participated by entering chili and around 100 people came to enjoy and vote for their for their favorite dish by making donations.
The organizers plan to have the chili cook-off become an annual event.