HandCraft Artisan Collection Wines’ Proprietor Cheryl Indelicato Hosts Tasting Event at 201central to Benefit Susan G. Komen, Charlotte
WHAT: 201central, Harris Teeter’s wine; beer and specialty food store banner, is partnering with HandCraft Artisan Collection Wines to raise money for Susan G. Komen Charlotte. HandCraft Proprietor Cheryl Indelicato will be at the event, sharing with customers her passion for her family’s wine business as well her commitment to “HandCraft Cares,” a program to support important causes including breast cancer research. During the free event, guests will have the opportunity to taste through six varietals paired with two recipes. For every bottle of HandCraft Artisan Collection Wine purchased at 201central on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 5pm – 8pm, HandCraft will donate $2.00 to Susan G. Komen, Charlotte, up to $1,500.
“As a young Registered Nurse, I saw first-hand the devastation caused by breast cancer to my patients and their families. I was also touched personally by this disease as my grandmother was a survivor of breast cancer,” said Cheryl Indelicato, proprietor, HandCraft Artisan Collection Wines. “When I learned that early intervention makes this disease treatable and beatable, I wanted to contribute my time and attention to getting the word out and helping to eradicate it in my lifetime. I have personally walked 192 miles in the fight against breast cancer and Team HandCraft has raised over $150,000 to support this cause… And we are just getting started.”
201central; Handcraft Artisan Collection Wines and Susan G. Komen Charlotte
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013
5pm – 8pm
5939 Weddington-Monroe Road
Wesley Chapel, N.C. 28104
***Space is limited; please call 201central at (704) 821-2686 to RSVP***
About HandCraft Artisan Collection Wines
HandCraft Artisan Collection wines was crafted by women for DFV Wines, a family-owned California winery founded in 1924. Three generations of the Indelicato family have guided grapes from vineyard to bottle and into homes and dining establishments around the world. DFV Wines is steadfastly committed to producing and representing wines of the highest quality produced in accordance with sustainable winegrowing practices.
About Susan G. Komen®
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Suzy, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer. Today, Susan G. Komen® works to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world by investing more than $790 million in breast cancer research and $1.5 billion in community outreach programs over the past 30 years.
Komen Charlotte raises funds through events such as the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®; Laugh for the Cure®; and a variety of community events hosted by community corporate partners, small business, faith communities, schools and volunteer organizations. More than 300 volunteers dedicate time and talent to educate, advocate and share the mission of Susan G. Komen.
Seventy-five percent of the net proceeds generated by the affiliate stay in the service area. In 2013, $1.2 million is being distributed to 21 service agencies to provide free mammograms and a continuum of breast health services to underinsured and uninsured people in our service area. In 2012, more than 6,000 free mammograms were provided. The remaining 25 percent of money raised is used to fund cutting-edge breast cancer research studies, many of which are conducted in North Carolina research facilities and universities.