Hibiscus Children’s Center Hosts Wine and Dine “Taste of Italy” in Vero Beach

Hibiscus Childrens Center - Wine & Dine Event

Hibiscus Childrens Center – Wine & Dine Event

The Hibiscus Children’s Center Wine and Dine “Taste of Italy” will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2015 starting at 6:00PM at Bent Pine Golf Club.    We are excited to take you on a culinary journey through Italy. Delight your palate with the flavors of classic Italian cuisine as you sample savory dishes along with expertly paired wines.  This progressive tasting takes you from appetizer to dessert while enjoying music and dancing as well as a chance to win exciting silent auction items.  Receive a complimentary photo and thank you gift for being our guest.

Don’t miss the chance to win the grand raffle prize – Royal Caribbean Cruise for two on any cruise ship that offers a 4 to 5-night cruise to the Caribbean or Bermuda in a balcony stateroom. Tickets are $20 each, 3 for $50 or 7 for $100.   Drawing will take place during the event and you do not need to be present to win.   Sponsorship packages are also available with great recognition opportunities for your business.


Hibiscus Children’s Center would like to thank our generous sponsors:  Corporate Donors

George E. Warren Corporation, Medical Center Affiliates, Route 60 Hyundai, Toyota of Vero Beach, Wilmington Trust, Disney’s Vero Beach Resort, Jaguar Land Rover Treasure Coast, Linus Cadillac-Buick-GMC, and Robin Lloyd & Associates, P.A.;  Event Partners – Bent Pine Golf Club,

The Event Firm International, Felicity Images, and Varietals and More;  Collaboratore Sponsor –

Marie & Armund Ek;   Raffle Sponsor – Linda & Mel Teetz;  Regioni Italiane Sponsor – Susan Pfau;

Vino Sponsors- Elke & George Fetterolf and Rod Mickley Interiors;  Viaggiatore Italiano Sponsors – Thrivent Financial and Bonnie & Dave Wilson;  Buon Appetito Sponsors – Jan & Mike Harrell and

Janet F. Riley;   Media Sponsors –  93.7 The Breeze and 97.1 Ocean FM.

Co-chairs Barbara Petrillo and Rosemary Smith, along with their committee of dedicated volunteers, are planning an exciting evening that the guests will remember while raising critical funds to assist children and families in our community.  All proceeds from the Wine and Dine event directly support the mission of Hibiscus Children’s Center and its efforts to improve the lives of abused, abandoned and neglected youth living at the Hibiscus Village in Vero Beach.  The Village provides long-term home environments for youth ages 13 to 17 years where they receive nurturing, love and encouragement in a family-like atmosphere, along with educational services and career preparation training.

Tickets for Wine and Dine must be purchased in advanced. Please contact us at (772) 299-6011, ext. 313 or hibiscuschildrenscenter.org. Or, please visit Varietals and More, 54 Royal Palm Pointe, Vero Beach or Patchington, 3335 Ocean Dr., Vero Beach. We look forward to seeing you on October 24th. Mangia!

Wine and Dine event co-chairs (left) Rosemary Smith and Barbara Petrillo are pictured with Executive Chef, Tyler Colby, at the beautiful Bent Pine Golf Club in Vero Beach.
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