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Wine tasting will raise funds for local Red Cross chapter

By ThisIsReno


RENO, Nev. – L’uva Bella Wine Gallery will host a wine tasting benefiting the Northern Nevada Chapter, American Red Cross on Friday, June 25, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The cost for the tasting, which includes light appetizers, is $35 per person. Tickets are available at L’uva Bella, online at www.nevada.redcross.org, or by calling the Red Cross office at 856-1000. L’uva Bella will also donate 10% of retail sales during the event to the chapter.

All proceeds will be used locally to provide emergency assistance to families who are displaced from their homes due to fires or other disasters. Since July 1, 2009, the Northern Nevada Chapter has responded to 83 incidents and provided 328 individuals with shelter, immediate necessities and hope following home fires.

L’uva Bella Wine Gallery is located at The Summit, 13925 S. Virginia Street, Suite 248, in Reno.

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, call 775-856-1000 or visit our website at www.nevada.redcross.org.

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