You are invited to our largest fundraiser of the year, the 11th annual Showcase of Wine & Cheese! This two-night event will take place February 20th and 21st, 2014, and is full of wine, cheese, live entertainment, auctions, and more - all for the benefit of thousands of youth served by our Clubs.
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Winemaker's Private Reserve Dinner
Join us on Thursday, February 20th, 2014, at the Portland Art Museum for "A Night of Stars"! This evening will feature a hosted cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, elite auction items, and live entertainment. Cocktail reception begins at 5:30 pm. Contact Melissa Froman for more information and/or to purchase a table: firstname.lastname@example.org or (503) 232-0077.
The Portland Showcase of Wine & Cheese
Don't Forget to bring Your Smart Phone!
Auction bidding on Friday will be handled through cellphone bidding this year! Options will be available for those without smart phones.
On Friday, February 21st, 2014, the Showcase will be held at the Oregon Convention Center. Hundreds of wines, dozens of gourmet cheeses, scrumptious hors d'oeuvres and specialty foods make the Showcase a can't-miss event! Guests receive a complimentary wine glass and a tasting book to guide them through the spectacular evening, which also features a slient auction, raffle prizes, a wine wall, and live music from the Millennium Dance Band and "the Voice" John English - Sounds of Sinatra. Auction items include gift baskets with one-of-a-kind items from sports memorabilia, wines, gift certificates, beautiful pieces of art, and much more! Luxury Tasting begins at 5:00pm ($100 ticket per person); doors open for general admission at 6:30pm (General admission tickets $45 in advance or $50 at the door).
- Event sponsorship: Sponsorships provide an excellent opportunity for corporations and individuals to display their commitment to improving the lives of Portland youth. Sponsor names and logos are incorporated into an extensive marketing campaign which includes TV and radio spots, print ads, outdoor boards, street banners, and direct mailings. Sponsors also receive Showcase tickets, invitations to the exclusive Winemaker’s Private Reserve Dinner, and are recognized through signage posted in prominent locations at both events.
- Ad purchase: Businesses and individuals have the opportunity to purchase ad space in the Showcase tasting book. Ads are available in four sizes: business card, quarter page, half page, and full page. 3,000 copies of the tasting book are printed and distributed to Showcase guests.
- Auction item donation: Our auctions feature unique merchandise, travel packages, and gift certificates made possible by generous donations from the business community.
Find out more about how you can get involved with the 2014 Portland Showcase of Wine & Cheese by calling 503-232-0077. We hope to see you at this year's event!