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Toasting a great cause: Food and wine tasting fundraiser benefits The Colby Foundation

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Raise a toast for a great cause at The Colby Foundation’s inaugural food and wine gala and fundraiser. The First Annual Food and Wine Tasting Event will be held April 26 at Napa-Sonoma in Reno, Nev. All proceeds from the event help the foundation’s mission to promote awareness and education about life-saving organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

The Thursday-evening event runs from 5-8 p.m., and features premier wines from Double Bond Wine. Food will be provided by Napa-Sonoma and the Eldorado Hotel Casino. The cost is just $25 per person. The evening will include an exciting raffle with featured prizes that include a Montreux golf package, Reno Aces front row seats and premier bottles of wine. Raffle prizes are valued at $25-$200.

Tickets are limited, and can be purchased by visiting the Colby Foundation online at www.colbyfoundation.org or by calling 775-857-8445.

What: Colby Foundation First Annual Food and Wine Tasting Event

When: Thursday, April 26, 5-8 p.m.

Where: Napa-Sonoma Grocery Company, at the Plumgate center, 550 Plumb Lane in Reno

Why: To support The Colby Foundation’s mission to promote awareness and education about life-saving organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

Tickets: $25 – purchase online at www.colbyfoundation.org or by calling 775-857-8445

About The Colby Foundation

The Colby Foundation is a private, non-profit organization established in 1995 in Reno, Nevada, and is dedicated to raising awareness about organ and tissue donation and transplantation. The foundation provides an endowment to qualifying medical schools that incorporate the Colby Cassani Endowed Lectureship Series into their curriculum, teaching physicians comprehensive information about organ and tissue donation and transplantation, and how to discuss these important decisions with patients and donors. The foundation also educates the public by providing speakers, printed and online educational materials, and a popular newsletter. For more information, visit the Colby Foundation online at www.colbyfoundation.org or call Executive Director Caryl Larva at 775-857-8445.

 

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