Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County is holding its annual Autumn Culinairefood, wine and beer tasting event October 15, 6:00-9:30pm, at the Greenacres Country Club in Lawrenceville. Over twenty of the area’s finest restaurants will be on hand to serve up tempting samplings from their menus and an eclectic collection of over 150 fine wine and international beers will be offered for tasting by Glendale Liquors. A Silent Auction and music by the Meg Hanson Band round out this special evening. All proceeds support the youth mentoring programs of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County.
Those are just the bare facts, but more noteworthy than this being one of the premier events of the local fall season, is the compelling work of Big Brothers Big Sisters in mentoring youth. We all know how important it can be to have a career mentor, but the need for durable role models, for a relationship with a caring adult, starts in childhood. Not all households offer that, and it can be hard for single parents to cover all the bases. Big Brothers Big Sisters was started in response to the growing number of children coming into the court system in the early 1900s. Something had to be done to help stabilize and nurture such children. Helping kids to grow up into productive adulthood benefits all of society, so be part of the solution by supporting BBBS in whatever way you can.
Tickets are $85 in advance/$95 at the door. Make your reservations online (link above), or call 609-656-1000.
Continue reading for a list of the participating restaurants and generous sponsors, and have a tasty evening!
Big Bothers Big Sisters of Mercer County Autumn Culinaire participants:
Anton’s at the Swan
Blue Bottle Café
The Brothers Moon
Bobby Trigg Concepts-Ferry House, BT Bistro
Greenacres County Club
JM Group-Blue Point Grill
JM Group-Witherspoon Grill
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Salt Creek Grille
Triumph Brewing Company
Silver Decoy Winery
On The Bone
And a big thank you to the sponsors!:
Great Oak ($5,000)
Ernst and Young
Majestic Pine ($2,500)
Fox Rothschild LLP
Corkscrew Willow ($1,500)
Mason Griffin & Pierson
Newmark Knight Frank
Sponsor of the Meg Hanson Band feat. Billy Hill ($1,250)
A to Z Radiator & Air Conditioning
Firmenich – Market Research
Palmer Square Management
Stark and Stark
Donna Murray, Prudential Fox & Roach
Klatzkin and Company
Weichert Financial and Weichert Realtors