Evening of Fine Wines at Manchester Community College

Manchester, Connecticut - (January 14, 2013)… Tickets are on sale for the 21st Annual Evening of Fine Wines to be held on Friday, April 26 from 7:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. This year’s honorary chair is William H. W. Crawford IV, President and CEO of Rockville Bank.

This annual gala event is sponsored by the Manchester Community College Foundation, Inc. and combines a wine tasting and live wine auction with a silent auction of non-wine items to raise funds for scholarships and programs at the College. According to William Crawford “This is one of MCC’s premier fundraisers and the proceeds provide financial assistance for hundreds of deserving students across the region.”

The event will feature wines and spirits from Connecticut and around the globe with more than 20 tasting tables. Each guest will receive a complimentary souvenir wine glass for sampling the wine. Elegant hors d’oeuvres and Viennese-style desserts, prepared by MCC Culinary Arts students, will be served throughout the evening.

Tickets are $75 per person and advance purchase is recommended. A group rate is available when purchasing six tickets or more for a savings of $10 per ticket. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.MCCgiving.org. For more information call 860-512-2922 or visit the wine auction website at www.MCCgiving.org.

The Manchester Community College Foundation, Inc. is a private, nonprofit 501 (c) 3 Connecticut corporation. It is governed by a volunteer board of directors, composed of business and community leaders. Its board meets bi-monthly and lends it expertise to the operations of the Foundation and the college’s Office of Institutional Advancement Division.

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 over 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.
News Item Posted On: January 14, 2013
For Additional Information Contact: Bonnie Willgoos at 860-512-2928