Cheers! A Toast to Children’s Health Set for April 25
N.C. – April 11, 2014 – The 10th annual Cheers! A toast to
children’s health event will be held from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April
25 at Old Salem Visitor Center. Each year, this event attracts a sell-out crowd
eager to taste fine wines from around the world as well as wine and beer
selections from local vineyards and microbreweries.
addition to the grand tasting, this year’s chairs, Susan and Mark Conger and
Julie Groves have said that a selection of gourmet foods will be provided by
the area’s finest restaurants and caterers.
Since its debut in 2005, Cheers!
has raised more than $750,000 for Brenner Children’s Hospital, a part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Funds
raised through this event help the faculty and staff of Brenner Children’s to provide the highest quality medical
care in a setting that reflects a deep understanding of children’s special
Children’s Hospital is the leading full-service children’s hospital in western
North Carolina and one of the best in the country,” said Cheers!
promotions chair Stacy Petronzio. “For all who care about children’s health in
our community and our region, Brenner Children’s is
a great place to get involved and to help make a difference.”
vineyards and breweries: American Premium Beverage; Biltmore Estate Wine
Company; Cellar 4201; Childress Vineyards; Constellation Wines U.S.; Covington
Spirits; Elkin Creek Vineyard; Empire Distributors; Foothills Brewing; Grassy
Creek Winery; Johnson Brothers Distributing; Mutual Distributing; Round Peak
Vineyard; Shelton Vineyard; Wisdom Beverage; The Country Vintner and others.
and caterers: 1703; Dinners on the Porch; Foothills Brewing; Fratelli's; Gigi's
Cupcakes; Haute Chocolate; Holly Tate Fine Catering; Mundo; Riverhouse Country
Inn and Restaurant; Spring House Restaurant, Kitchen and Bar; River Birch
Lodge; The Phoenix Grille; The Tavern in Old Salem; Thai Basil Leaf; Village
Tavern and others.
sponsors: BB&T and Bell Davis & Pitt.
Additional event sponsors: Bayada Nurses; Blanco Tackabery & Matamoros,
P.A.; Brasfield & Gorrie; Constangy, Brooks & Smith LLP; DevCon
Resources; First Tennessee; PricewaterhouseCoopers; Tacoma Inc./dba Taco Bell
and West End Construction.
for Cheers! are sold only in advance and are $65 per person. Attendees
must be at least 21 years of age. To purchase tickets or for more information,
please visit BrennerChildrens.org or
contact the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs at (336) 716-7985.4/11/2014http://www.wakehealth.edu/News-Releases/2014/Cheers_A_Toast_to_Childrens_Health_Set_for_April_25.htm
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