An Evening of Fine Wines

For more information, contact: R. Dianne McHutchison
Marketing & Public Relations
Manchester Community College
Phone: (860) 512-291
An Evening of Fine Wines, Manchester Community College’s Premier Fundraising Event, Celebrates 20th Anniversary
The 20th Annual An Evening of Fine Wines to be held Friday, April 27
Manchester, Connecticut – (March 28, 2012) . . . Manchester Community College (MCC) will be hosting its signature fundraising event on Friday, April 27, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The event, which raises funds for student scholarships and programs at MCC, features an evening of wine tastings, live and silent auctions (featuring wine and non-wine items), as well as elegant hors d’oeuvres and Viennese-style desserts which are prepared by Culinary Arts students at MCC.
Sponsored by the Rockville Bank Foundation, the 20th anniversary event is projected to raise more than $200,000 for student scholarships and programs at MCC. “As a community bank, we are proud to lend our name and support to such an honorable event. An Evening of Fine Wines has been the signature fundraising event of MCC and has come to be recognized as a premier event in the region,” said William H.W. Crawford, IV, An Evening of Fine Wines 2012 Honorary Chair, and President and CEO of Rockville Bank.
This year’s auction will be emceed by Fox CT Morning News anchors Logan Byrnes and Erika Arias. Among the items to bid on include a South African photo safari, numerous lots of wine from around the globe, works of art and trips to various locations.
Tickets are $75 per person and advance purchase is recommended. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 860-512-2907 or visit
The Manchester Community College Foundation, Inc. is a private, nonprofit 501 (c) 3 Connecticut corporation with a mission of advancing the academic, economic and personal growth of diverse populations by finding sources of funding that will be used to assist the College in achieving its mission and goals of supporting student programs, scholarships and equipment.
Students of any age who possess the desire to pursue higher education are welcome at Manchester Community College. MCC is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes, low tuition, and faculty with both academic and “real world” credentials. The College offers more than 60 programs, transfer options, financial aid and scholarships as well as access to baccalaureate degrees through guaranteed admissions programs with several universities. MCC is situated on a park-like campus and is easily accessible from I-84.
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News Item Posted On: April 09, 2012
For Additional Information Contact: R D McHutchison at 860-512-2914