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Wine and Artists Combine to Benefit Hospitality Student Scholarships
~ Wine Tasting Art Show at Arts Garage February 3, 2016 ~
(Atlantic City, NJ, January 25, 2016) – The 7th annual “At the Shore-Press of Atlantic City Wine Tasting Art Show” will provide a welcome winter respite when the event returns to the Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, Mississippi and Fairmount Avenues on Wednesday, February 3, from 5-8 p.m.
The event will be held for the second year at the Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, a perfect venue to showcase the 16 local area artists who will be on hand to discuss their work with attendees. Art items will also be available for sale in a wide variety of price ranges.
Wines this year will include selections from R&R Distributors, Allied Beverage and Gallo. A selection of reds and whites will be available for tastings, included in the ticket price, and will be sold by the bottle for take-home. A cash bar will also be available.
A selection of complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be provided by AC Bottle Company’s Iron Room and Hard Rock Cafe, complimentary desserts will be provided by Ovations, the resident catering service under contract to Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center.
The event will also include a silent auction of items donated by local businesses, ranging from special event tickets, dolphin watching cruises and golf rounds, to hotel stays, restaurant gift certificates and passes to the Beer & Music Festival, among other items.
The entire event will be accompanied by music from the Stockton Faculty Band.
A limit of 300 tickets will be sold for the event. Advance tickets are $25 each and are still available; any tickets not sold in advance will be available at the door for $30. All ticketholders will receive free parking that night in the Wave Garage, where the Arts Garage is located. For tickets, contact Joyce Cook at 609-449-7145 or email@example.com. You can also purchase tickets through www.acconcierge.org.
All proceeds will benefit the scholarship program administered by the Greater Atlantic City Concierge Association and the CRDA Foundation, the event’s producers. Scholarships are available to students in the hospitality curriculums at Stockton University, Atlantic Cape Community College and Fairleigh Dickenson College. To date, the program has awarded 50 scholarships and merit awards. A special award named for the late Howard Bacharach, long-term president of the Atlantic City Hotel and Lodging Association, will be awarded again. Scholarships will be awarded during the annual Host Awards banquet May 4, 2016.
Wine Tasting Art Show sponsors include At the Shore-Press of Atlantic City, 95.1 WAYV/100.7 WZXL radio, AC Bottle Company and the Iron Room, Allied Beverage/Boardwalk Belle, CRDA, Hard Rock Cafe, Friendly Deli, Gallo, Hurley in the Morning, JMJ Enterprises Ventures, Ovations, R&R Marketing and The Noyes Arts Garage Stockton University.
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The CRDA/ACCVA Foundation Inc. is classified as a public charity, which is exempt from Federal income tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions made to it are deductible under section 170 of the code. The amount of the contribution that is deductible for Federal income tax purposes is limited to the excess of the amount of any money and the value of any property other than money contributed by the donor over the value of the goods or services provided by the organization.