Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Syracuse, N.y. — The Auxiliary of St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center Inc., and Liquor City, Wegmans Plaza, DeWitt, will present the 17th Annual Holiday Wine Tasting. The event takes place Friday, Nov. 1, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn at Electronics Parkway, Liverpool.
Guests may enjoy hundreds of wines, fabulous food and tempting desserts. Proceeds from the wine tasting will benefit a patient/family consultation room in St. Joseph’s new patient surgical tower.
“The chair of this year’s event is Joanna Ferguson,” said Stephanie Macero, Auxiliary president. “She, along with Co-Chair Laura Spring, is coordinating with a host of committees working hard to put the event together and make it a huge success.”
New this year is an exclusive VIP Patron Party, which will kick off the event from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Patrons must purchase tickets pre-sale for this one-of-a-kind experience, with reserve wines, champagne, delicious hors d’oeuvres and an electronic harp for entertainment.
The general tasting opens at 6:30 p.m. with a cityscape designed room, complete with an ice sculpture and 44 vendors. The Julie Falatico Trio will provide entertainment.
“Patrons can sip wine while enjoying carving stations, beautiful cheese and fruit pairings and other delicious treats,” said Ferguson. “Guests can relax in the signature dessert room to wind down the evening.”
Regular tickets are $50, patron tickets are $100, and sponsorships are available at the $175, $350, $550 and $1,000 levels.
Reservations must be made by Oct. 25; no tickets will be sold at the door. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Accommodations at the Holiday Inn are available.
For more information, visit www.sjhsyr.org/auxiliary or call 315-448-6100.
The Auxiliary boasts a membership of approximately 800 men and women dedicated to serving the needs of St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. The Auxiliary dates back to the establishment of the hospital and has proudly continued its mission to promote and advance the welfare of St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center and to serve the needs of the hospital by assisting the administration in any and every way possible for nearly 140 years. The Auxiliary is the oldest hospital Auxiliary in Syracuse and one of the earliest organizations in Central New York.