WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area:
Who: Musical acts including headlining sets from Staind and Live, as well as Seether, Finger 11, Chevelle, Deaf Pedestrians and the winner of DC 101's Last Band Standing Contest, The Blackjacks; top chili chefs from around the area and local celebrity chili judges including America's Next Top Model finalist Sara Albert.
What: 29th Annual DC101 Chili Cook-Off Benefiting the National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area
When: Saturday, May 10
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Site of the former Washington Convention Center
11th Street and New York Avenue NW
Why: The Washington, DC area leads the nation in the prevalence of kidney disease with more than 500,000 people affected, 4,800 on dialysis, and 1,700 waiting for a life-saving kidney transplant. The DC101 Chili Cook-Off raises funds to support medical research, patient and community services, professional education, and organ donation awareness.
Additional Information: The mission of the National Kidney Foundation is to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.
For additional media and event information contact Michele Anthony or Nicole Hawkins at 202-244-7900. For band information, contact Cruze at DC101, 301-587-7128.
|SOURCE National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area|
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