JEFFERSON– Ticket sales are up and interest is high for the upcoming Jefferson Rotary Club beer and wine tasting event.
“I think individuals are eager to get out and enjoy themselves once again,” stated Janet Werner, event coordinator.At the 2022 beer and red wine tasting, set to happen from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 at the Jefferson Woolen Mills, locals and guests will be able to commemorate their love of great craft beers and red wines later on night while benefiting the local and global tasks of the Jefferson Rotary Club.Around 13 years earlier, the Jefferson Rotary Club began its beer and red wine tasting, constantly held around Valentine’s Day. The occasion is among only a couple of significant fundraising events for the club.All proceeds will go to support numerous scholarships the club presents yearly to regional high school trainees, together with the club’s other projects on the regional and international level.One of the new efforts this year is a drive, being performed in conjunction with the City of Jefferson, to supply ornamental lighting along the city’s distinctive Milwaukee Street Pedestrian Bridge.For more than 20 years now, the Jefferson Rotary Club has actually hosted a yearly Breakfast with Santa and gift-giving event to benefit regional Running start trainees and their families.The Jefferson club has likewise offered regular assistance for maintenance and improvements at Rotary Waterfront Park and has helped personnel the Concerts in the Park series kept in the park each summer.Additionally, the
club has been associated with numerous worldwide projects over the years, from funding tidy water efforts in Africa to offering free cataract surgery in India to reinforcing the schools, neighborhood health and facilities in the Philippines.Janet Werner, who helps to oversee the beer and wine tasting fundraiser each year, stated that this year’s event will once again feature various kinds of wine and beer provided by various suppliers. The offerings will include domestics and imports in addition to numerous locally made beers and wines.Featured will be selections from White wine and Roses of Jefferson, the Cambridge Winery, Pet Dog and Shrubs of Lake Mills, Lumber Hill Winery of Milton, Dancing Goat Distillery of Cambridge, the Hubbleton Brewing Co., Steady Rock Winery of Jefferson, and the Jefferson Piggly Wiggly.Meanwhile, a big spread of refreshments will be readily available, from bacon-wrapped chestnuts to barbecue smoky wieners to cheese, sausage and fruit trays, sandwiches and a range of desserts. Among the highlights will be a selection of cheeses from Emmi Roth Specialized Cheese based in Fitchburg.”Typically we have more than 200 individuals go to,”Werner said.”And this year, ticket sales have been great.”All proceeds from the occasion will approach the club’s charitable endeavors and scholarships.The event will likewise have a quiet auction, a 50/50 raffle, and two”Deck of Cards “raffles.Providing home entertainment at the event will be”Dan the D.J.”Individuals can acquire specific tickets at$40 apiece from any
Rotarian or online through TicketLeap(under Jefferson Rotary Club)or Facebook(search Rotary Beer and Wine )at a somewhat greater expense which includes a service charge.Sponsorship tables are likewise offered and featured 10 tickets.