The Boardman Optimist Club this evening hosted its 13th Annual “Political Chili Cook-Off” at Avion on the Water in Beaver Township. 17 Celebrity Chefs — including WKBN’s GERRY RICCUITTI went head to head — serving up their signature chilli dishes. First News This Morning Meteorologist ALEX GEORGE was emcee. Mahoning County Commissioner ANTHONY TRAFICANTI once again took home the award for most popular chili. All of the money rasied will go to various youth projects.