Montgomery County, TX (April 3, 2015) –Time is Wine-ing down to purchase your passport tickets for the seventh annual “Around the World in 180 Minutes” Wine Tasting Event to benefit the clients of Bridgewood Farms.
MainStreet America in Spring will once again generously host the event on Saturday, April 11 beginning at 6:30 pm. Passports for entry to the event can be purchased online for $75/person at www.BridgewoodFarms.org or $85/person at the door.
“Each year we look forward to this event, and the opportunity to spend time with our sponsors, community partners, families and friends. We also really enjoy meeting new people who share a passion for supporting our program,” Executive Director Flo Nelson said.
As guests arrive and receive their wine glass and passport, they will also be given a handcrafted wine charm, made especially for them by a client at Bridgewood Farms. As they stroll the regions, there will be opportunities to participate in both live and silent auctions, a raffle, a wine pull, and special projects bidding. Auction items include a week-long condominium stay in Cabo San Lucas including airfare, Disneyland passes for a family of 4, and fine jewelry from Thomas Markle and Donaho Jewelers.
This year’s Regional Sponsors include Spain – D&N Economy Plumbing; Germany – Blue Ocean Technologies; Argentina – Troy Construction; South Africa – Mary and Tom Krolczyk; New Zealand – Mr. Rooter Plumbing; Australia – Cannon Custom Homes; Portugal – Fly’s Right Aviation Services; Austria – Crowl and Associates; Italy – Strike; France – The Dental Centre of Conroe; Israel – Kwikset Locks; Chile – Joseph Kennedy – Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz, PC; California – Community Services Associates; New Mexico – Southwestern Energy; North Carolina – Woodforest National Bank; Oregon – Evans and Dew Real Estate / Texas Development Consulting; Texas – Consolidated Communications; and Washington – John Wiesner Auto Group.
Additional Sponsors are Flair Development; Décor Builders Hardware; HFG Wealth Management; CB&I; The Ward Family; KW Realtors – Marsha and Preston Crawford; Planet Lincoln; Bowlero; Charter Title; HEB; MainStreet America; ReviewIt Magazine; Woodlands Online; and Conroe Today. Returning this year as the Audio Visual sponsor is Audio Visual Professional Group, along with Scott Ellison Arts.
Situated on 53 beautiful acres, Bridgewood Farms serves those with intellectual and developmental disabilities offering day programs, pre-vocational programs, respite care, and various educational, social and wellness initiatives, all designed to promote self-esteem and personal independence. Clients build friendships, enjoy physical exercise, attend field trips, and participate in horticulture projects and ceramic workshops. The environment fosters a love of learning and personal achievement. An extra treat for clients is their participation in the Special Olympics program where they are able to form lasting bonds with their team mates and other competitors. Each $100 donation enables one client to attend programs twice a week including transportation or 8 clients to attend an outing at Incredible Pizza.
“It’s a feed my soul kind of place. I love getting involved in my community through Bridgewood Farms,” Randy Lovelace Bridgewood Farms Board Member said.