The Junior League of Northern Westchester will host its 6th Annual Around the World in 80 Wines Gala on Friday, March 23, 2012 from 7:00pm – 11:00pm at Brynwood Golf & Country Club in Armonk, NY. The evening will feature a VIP sparkling wine tasting followed by a second tasting spotlighting dozens of wine varieties provided by Mt. Kisco Wines & Spirit. Cocktail hour, sit down dinner and live auction in addition to music, dancing and a raffle drawing. The highlight of the evening with be the presentation of the 2012 JLNW’s Civic and Community Leadership Award honoring John Crabtree.
Mr. Crabtree, owner of Crabtree’s Kittle House, serves on the Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley, the United Way of Westchester and Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Westchester. John and his late wife have been involved with Make-A-Wish since it’s inception 22 years ago. Additionally, John hosts and sponsors the Boys & girls Clubs Youth of the Year dinner as well as and various other charitable organizations events throughout the year.
“We are thrilled to honor John Crabtree at this year’s gala. He is a monument of charitable support for our community, and mirrors our efforts to empower children and women,” says Blakely Brodbeck, President of the Junior League of Northern Westchester.
All proceeds from the gala will benefit JLNW’s continuing effort to provide effective volunteer service and initiate issue-based community impact projects. Long known for its ability to assess needs and collaborate with others to develop and conduct programs that improve conditions in our community, the Junior League of Northern Westchester is actively working with its community partners to reduce hunger and to provide healthy living strategies for school-aged children and their families in Northern Westchester.
Tickets are available individually, for $175, as well as special bronze, silver, gold and platinum level packages. Please RSVP by March 10. Tickets may be purchased on our website at www.jlnw.org. The event is black tie optional.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Junior League Office at 914-234-4714 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Junior League of Northern Westchester: The Junior League of Northern Westchester is a non-profit volunteer organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action of leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. For those interested in joining or learning more about the Junior League of Northern Westchester, please visit our website at www.jlnw.org and call or email us at 914.234.4714 or info@ jlnw.org.