Wine Lovers Can "Toast" Strong Memorial Hospital at Auction

Nov. 17th Gala Includes Tasting, Bids for Rare Vintages

October 04, 2001

Wine lovers may find their next favorite vintage during the "Toast to Your Health" wine tasting and auction fund-raiser on Saturday, Nov. 17th, at the Arthur Kornberg Medical Research Building at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Funds will support community health, patient care and the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment at Strong Memorial Hospital.

"This will be a great opportunity to share a love of wines and show support for Strong Memorial Hospital," said Jay H. Stein, M.D., senior vice president and vice provost for the Medical Center and Strong Health CEO.

The black-tie optional event begins at 5:30 p.m., with a tasting with vintners, followed by a five-course dinner prepared by The Grill at Water Street. Libby Smith from Butterfield & Butterfield of California will lead the auction throughout the dinner

hour.

Many wonderful lots of wines from throughout the world will be featured in the auction and donations for the auction are still being accepted.

Anyone interested in purchasing tickets or donating to this gala event can call Anna Robertson at (716) 275-3826.

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