Friends of Strong Hosts 11th Annual Wine Tasting Gala
January 30, 2002
More than 300 domestic and imported wines and champagnes will be on hand for tasting and sampling at the Friends of Strong 11th Annual Wine Tasting Gala. Scheduled for Friday, February 15 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the downtown Hyatt, the informal event also will feature a variety of cheeses and fresh-baked goods. Nearly 500 people attended last year's gala, raising more than $14,000 for the organization. Tickets are $35, and can be ordered by calling 275-2420.
Friends of Strong is the volunteer arm for Strong Memorial Hospital, and has about 1,000 men and women who volunteer throughout the year at the hospital. In 2001, the organization raised more than $550,000, which was used to purchase equipment for various departments throughout Strong Health.