CT Chapter of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to Hold 3rd Annual Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes
3rd Annual Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes To Be Held Saturday, April 14, 2012
WILTON, CT – March 19, 2012 – On Saturday, April 14th, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Connecticut Chapter will host Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes for the third year at Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, CT.
Local restaurants, vineyards, and distributors will showcase a selection of appetizers, wines, and beers to over 250 people throughout the Fairfield County area. Tasting sponsors to date include: American Harvest Vodka, Back East Brewing Company, Barcelona Restaurant, Bartaco, Butterfield8, Cabot Cheese, Café D’Azur, Cake Suite, Chocolations, Cupcakes & Milkshakes, Dichello Distributors, Dina! A Restaurant & Bar, Ducky Life Teas, Karen Harvey Catering, Little Pub, New England Bread Co. & Wave Hill Breads, Nolet’s Gin, O’Neills Irish Pub & Restaurant, Opici Wine Company of CT, Pink Cupcake Shack, Pizzeria Rosso, Regatta Ginger Beer, S. Pellegrino & Aqua Panna, Savor, Star Distributors, Starbucks, Sweets By Stella.
LLS hopes to raise over $50,000 during this fun-filled evening. A silent auction and raffle will also take place with raffle prizes donated by Hyatt Regency Greenwich, Capital Grille, Brewer’s Hardware, and The Rugg Family.
The event will run from 7:30 to 10:30pm. Tickets are $75 each, two for $125. VIP tickets are also available at $100 each or $175 for two and include a souvenir wine glass, LLS Relentless wristband, raffle ticket, and deluxe gift bag. Call 203-665-1400 for information or reservations, or visit www.lls.org/ct/toastsandtastes for additional information
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society®, headquartered in White Plains, NY, with 58 chapters in the United States and Canada, is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. LLS’ mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Since its founding in 1949, LLS has invested more than $750 million in research specifically targeting leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.
For more information about blood cancer, visit www.LLS.org or call LLS’ Information Resource Center (IRC), a call center staffed by master’s level social workers, nurses and health educators who provide information, support and resources to patients and their families and caregivers. IRC information specialists are available at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.