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Joyful Tastes of Life benefiting Akron General Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service

Thursday, October 19, 2017
6-9 p.m.
at St. George's Family Center
3204 Ridgewood Road, Akron

Enjoy a relaxed evening sampling the best seasonal foods from local restaurants, craft beer from local breweries and wines from local wineries and distributors. The evening also includes a silent auction and live music by Patrick Munford. The event will be emceed by WQMX’s Sue Wilson and WONE’s Tim Daugherty. The winner will also be selected for an exciting raffle, see details below.

Raffle tickets are available for $10 each or 6 for $50 for a one in 1,500 chance to win:
1st prize: $1,700 vacation package for 2 to New York City*
2nd prize: $500 cash
3rd prize: Apple® iPad Air 16GB Wi-Fi

New York City trip includes:

  • Roundtrip airfare for 2 from Cleveland Hopkins Airport to New York City (on select dates - subject to baggage fees) with roundtrip shared airport transfers from airport to Manhattan hotel;
  • 3 nights at a 4-star Manhattan hotel (guaranteed 4-star hotel to be announced when booked, all taxes included); and
  • 48-hour Hop-On Hop-Off Gray Line bus pass (All Loops Tour) for 2.

All proceeds will benefit Cleveland Clinic Akron General Visiting Nurse Service in providing end-of-life hospice care and supportive services.

Please contact the Akron General Foundation with questions or details on available sponsorships at 330.344.6888 or

Thank you to our sponsors:
Title Sponsor:
John J. Petrus, MD

Direction Home Akron Canton
Akron General Service League
Hasenstab Architects, Inc.
Krumroy-Cozad Construction Corp.
Messina Floor Covering
Akron Dispersions, Inc.
The Billow Funeral Home & Crematory
Concordia at Sumner
Mr. & Mrs. Donald Mullen
Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority
American Printing
OMNOVA Solutions Foundation
St. Luke Lutheran Community
Wealth Impact Advisors – Eric Coffman, CFP & Jim Redmond, CFP

Aladdin’s Eatery
Barrel Run Crossing Winery & Vineyards
Bombay Grill
Bradley’s Catering
Brio Coastal Bar & Kitchen
Canton Brewing Co.
Casa del Ranchero
Cilantro Thai & Sushi Restaurant
D’Agnese’s Trattoria and Café
Dewey’s Pizza
Esber Beverage Co.
Great Lakes Brewing Co. Hoppin’ Frog Brewery
Mucky Duck Brewing Co.
Nauti Vine Winery
Old Carolina Barbeque Company
R. Shea Brewing
Tiffany’s Bakery
TLC Catering
Troutman Vineyards and Winery
The Winery at Wolf Creek

An exciting silent auction will include some fabulous items, including:

  • This beautiful hand-crafted guitar modeled after the slope shouldered Gibson J-45 of the 1950s.
  • Set of four Goodyear, Dunlop or Kelly-Springfield passenger tires
  • Signed Andre "Thunder" Thornton bat
  • One-night stay at The Lodge at Geneva-On-the-Lake
  • OSU Adirondack chair
  • Two-hour pontoon ride on Portages Lakes
  • Tickets to local attractions
  • Golf at local courses
  • See complete list
*Vacation must be booked through Chima Travel at least 30 days prior to travel and trip must be completed by October 31, 2018. Winner need not be present. Prize is transferable. No cash option provided. Per the IRS, no portion of a payment of a raffle ticket resulting in an opportunity to win a prize can be considered a tax-deductible gift. Rules and regulations

We have closed online ticketing for this event, but tickets are still available at the door.

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