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Triad: Fundraiser slated
Updated: August 15, 2013 at 7:08 pm
LEXINGTON, N.C. — An end-of-summer fundraising party, “Wines of the World,” will be held on Aug. 24, 7 p.m., at the Municipal Club, 200 Country Club Blvd.
Proceeds will benefit Positive Wellness Alliance, A 2013 Adam Foundation recipient that supports people infected and affected with HIV/AIDS. Monies raised will go toward shoring up the organization’s annual budget funds. Its board will serve as hosts.
The evening will feature wine and food representing five regions of the world. A daily progression of items begin with breakfast and end with dessert. There will be plenty of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Wine parings include: New Age Torrontes from Argentina (served as a Mimosa Cocktail); Blouberg Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa; La Maialina from Italy; Frisk Reisling from Australia; and Castell De Raimat from Spain.
There will be a chance to win $1,000 in a reverse raffle drawing. Consolation prizes and silent auction bidding will flow through the night.
The event also includes music provided by Jessica Mashburn.
Sponsors are Tastings Wine & Beer Shop and The Buttercup Cafe.
Corporate sponsorships are still available. Call Julie Meyer at 336-248-4646 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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