• Bids, Bites and Beer Fundraising Auction

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    Name: Bids, Bites and Beer Fundraising Auction
    Date: September 7, 2017
    Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
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    Event Description:

    Join us as we celebrate National Beer Lovers Day!

    Bids, Bites & Beer is a new Chamber event and will feature a silent and live auction, locally sourced food pairings with craft beer & wine tastings.

    Locally-sourced food pairings have been supported by Glastonbury farmstead Killam & Bassette.


    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available

    §  Mac & cheese bites
    §  Beer battered chicken
    §  Chicken satay with alcoholic beverage inspired dips
    §  Caprese skewer
    §  Vegetable bruschetta on toasted flatbread
    §  Housemade kettle chips
    §  Mashed potato bar with all the fixings
    §  Grilled street corn
    §  Bow tie pasta with creamy ale squash sauce
    §  Roasted beef steamship carving station

    A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Jordan Porco Foundation, founded in 2011 by Ernie and Marisa Porco after they lost their son, Jordan, to suicide when he was a freshman in college. The Auction takes place during national Suicide Awareness week and the mission of the Jordan Porco Foundation is to prevent suicide, promote mental health, and create a message of hope for young adults. JPF is a 501(c)3 non-profit, located in Hartford, CT, with national programs.

    Auction Items Include:

    Halo Gift Basket
    Mountain Bike from Bloomfield Bike Shop
    $500 Certificate to Wilberton Inn
    Augie & Ray's Sandwich Naming
    iPad Air 2
    Microdermabrasion facial with a digital skin analysis and consultation from Medspa 1064
    42” Flatscreen TV
    $50 Plan B Gift Certificate
    4 Berkshire East Mountain Resort Lift Tickets (exp. 3/31/18)
    Stay at the Blue Jewels of Newport B&B
    Brighton Canvas Tote
    4 Catamount  Aerial Adventure Park Passes (exp. 10/29/17)
    Ultimate Apple Harvest Fest Gift Basket

    2 Naskart Indoor Kart Racing Certificates (Oakdale, CT)
    Outside/Deck propane heater
    4 tickets to Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
    Professional Dance Lessons & Wine Party from Arthur Murray or Fred Astaire Dance Studios 
    4 Block Island Express Passenger One Way Tickets (exp. 12/17)
    An overnight stay with a $100 Dining Card to either
    Bobby Flay's Bar Americain or Todd English's Tuscany at Mohegan Sun


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    Event Sponsors:
    • InterCommunity, Inc.
    • Pratt & Whitney Aircraft
    • Goodwin College
    • Stone Academy
    • Acorn Studio, Inc.
    • D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, Inc.
    • Bodeau Realty Group at William Raveis
    • People's United Bank - East Hartford Branch
    • Jaconetta, Burnham & Wimer, LLC Attorneys at Law
    • Finex Credit Union
    • Dean & Joan Marchessault
    • Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union
    Holiday Inn Hartford Downtown Area
    100 East River Drive
    East Hartford, CT 06108
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, September 7, 2017   5-9 pm
    Contact Information:
    Jill Beckett: 86-659-3587
    $50 per person includes tastings and locally-sourced food pairing and a fabulous auction. Cash bar will be available.
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