Lets Make a Difference

Fellow Wine Lovers,


On Saturday, March 9th at 6:30pm we will be having a very special event, our second annual fundraiser! Not only will we be meeting to drink wine and enjoy friends, but we will also be raising money for a great cause, Chicago’s Ride for Aids put on by Test Positive Awareness Network (TPAN). All money raised will benefit TEAM TPAN!


This month we will enjoy South American Wines! Please join me for an evening of wine, catered food, a DJ, a raffle, a silent auction and more! Although the event is catered, please feel free to bring a snack and don’t forget to bring a bottle of Wine!


Although the event we have planned is coming together nicely, we need your help. Currently we are looking for:

  • Silent auction items. Some suggestions include: gift cards, hotel rooms, airline tickets, artwork, restaurant gift certificates, anything wine, etc.
  • Volunteers to work the event.
  • A DJ who would be willing to donate their time.
  • A Caterer who would be willing to cater the event at a discounted price.

If you have any items you would like to donate, would like to volunteer, or know a DJ/Caterer please contact me at [masked] or [masked]-7935.


This event will be held in a beautiful space at the Second Unitarian Church of Chicago (656 W. Barry Ave, Chicago). This church can accommodate more than half our group (300 people). The Church is accessible by train or car. Limited street parking is available. Coming by train? Get off at the Red/Brown/Purple Belmont stop and walk east to Clark. Take a right onto Clark and a left onto Barry. The entrance to the church is on the side of the building.


Over the last two years this group has grown into a great group of almost 550 wine lovers. I Like Red Wine is now at a size where we can truly make a difference in our community; therefore, we are trying something new by having two charitable fundraisers per year.


Unable to attend but still want to donate? Donate online at: www.rideforaids.org.


-Daniel

PS.  All donations are tax deductible!

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  • Marcus

    had a great time meeting new ppl and supporting a good cause!

    March 15, 2013

  • Chad

    Thank you Daniel for all your hard work to make this event successful and memorable.

    March 10, 2013

  • Daniel E

    Our members keep amazing me. What a great group of people, this event would not be the same with any other group!

    March 10, 2013

  • Allen L.

    Lots of fun. Good food. Great people. Fine venue.

    March 10, 2013

  • Rosa

    I would like to bring some one with me and he lost his Id I was wondering does he have to bring an id or something? Since this event has to do a lot with wine

    March 6, 2013

    • dean

      He can easily get a non driver state photo ID at Tompson Center at Lake and LaSalle. There's a couple of easy things you have to being to proove you're you and you live where you so and it coats like maybe $20 or something. It takes about an hour. I Like Red Wine might not card, but since there is alcohol, the venue always might.

      March 8, 2013

    • Daniel E

      Rosa, the Church doesn't not have the staff to ID. Your friend should be fine. Is someone is obviously under 21 it would be a big deal but your friend is not.

      March 9, 2013

  • Steve

    Woo hooooo!

    March 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I just joined this group, this sounds like a great first event!

    March 7, 2013

    • Daniel E

      Welcome to the group Tom! This is by far our largest event of the year and is so much fun to attend! Glad to have you with us, please feel free to bring some friends!

      March 8, 2013

  • Swiggy

    Looking forward to it !

    March 7, 2013

  • harvey k.

    Looking forward to meeting you, and to joining this group.

    March 5, 2013

  • Michael

    Hey there, getting closer to the day. Cannot wait to see so many of you all., for this event . This is one of the big events each year, and for a good cause. We all have many friends who need Tpan to help them out or even to get information. This will be as big or bigger than last year. So take the time to see your friends. The next events will be smaller so say hello get numbers ,hint hint before the big party is over. hope to see all of you there. Huggs and Kisses.

    March 3, 2013

    • Daniel E

      Can't wait! Your right, the next few months will be smaller parties. This is one of the few parties big enough for everyone! Make sure to sign up today!

      March 3, 2013

  • pablo

    Hi Danny never been to your event. I look forward. Where do we buy the tickets?

    March 2, 2013

    • Daniel E

      Pablo, there are no tickets. We just ask everyone to bring a bottle of wine.

      1 · March 2, 2013

    • pablo

      Thanks done deal.

      March 2, 2013

  • Jarrin

    Just noticed that we're going to be out of the country that week. We'll attend the next one!

    1 · February 2, 2013

    • Toni G.

      we'll miss you ;-)

      1 · March 1, 2013

    • Jarrin

      I'll miss you as I always do when I don't see you Toni!!!!!

      March 1, 2013

  • Toni G.

    This event was fun last year and can't wait.

    1 · February 18, 2013

    • Daniel E

      Wasn't it a ton of fun last year! Toni make sure to invite all your friends and make it even more fun this year!

      1 · February 26, 2013

    • Toni G.

      i will !

      February 28, 2013

  • Dan

    Looking forward to my first event!

    February 19, 2013

    • Daniel E

      We are glad to have you as part of the group! This will be a fun first party for you!

      1 · February 26, 2013

  • Rob

    I'll be there!!!!

    February 26, 2013

  • Catt aka P.

    Putting the event up on my groups as well, should be as much fun as last year!

    February 21, 2013

  • David Z old *.

    Good wine and great cause are good match
    :-)

    1 · February 17, 2013

  • Giovanni S.

    Please contact me for possible catering. And perhaps a DJ ... oh yea some items to be donated as well..
    Thanks
    Giovanni

    February 1, 2013

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