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Grapevine Wine Tasting Event

Nearly 300 guests came to imbibe international wines and sample delicious appetizers at our annual wine tasting event on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Howl at the Moon in Downtown Pittsburgh. Besides wine and food stations, the event also included The Melting Pot - Pittsburgh chocolate fountain, a Chinese auction, silent auction and mystery wine sale. Thank you to all our sponsors and everyone who attended to help make wishes come true.

  • Development Coordinator Melissa Slogan with Andrew McKenna greeted guests at the registration table.

  • Make-A-Wish President and CEO Judith Stone with Make-A-Wish Board Chair David Berk.

  • Gregg Coury, center, of the Coury Financial Group with two guests.

  • Guests sampling delicious appetizers at the wine stations.

  • Make-A-Wish Board of Directors, from left to right: Matthew Lizanich (CPA), Victoria McKenney, Anna Siberman, Judith Stone (President and CEO), David Berk, Ray Carson, Jr., and James Lutheran, Jr.

  • Make-A-Wish volunteer Rochelle Heywood with intern and former wish kid, Kristen Cafaro.

  • Communications Assistant Liz Simison with Development Coordinator Shannon O'Halloran.

  • Make-A-Wish volunteers Carol Colgan and Jeanine Brevak at the chocolate fountain station.

  • Representatives and Grapevine guests from UPMC Health Plan.

  • From left to right: Lisa Constantine, Wish Assistant Sarah Strodtbeck, Regional Manager Leandra Hickman and Program Services Assistant Toni Yelenic.

  • Wish volunteers at the Trusted Choice wine station.

  • Guests checking out all the cool auction items up for bidding.

  • Sponsor Chairs Mallory and Brendan Madden with Host Committee Chair Kim Carradine.

  • Judith Stone with Make-A-Wish Board Members Dr. Richard Kasdan, David Berk and James Lutheran, Jr.

  • Nearly 300 guests attended this year's event at Howl at the Moon.

  • Several fantastic auction items on display.

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