PEI Kids expects 500 guests at this year’s Wine & Food Tasting – a signature event that features fine food and wine, games of chance, private aircraft and exotic cars.
Lawrenceville, N.J., August 29, 2016 – Nearly 500 guests are expected to be in attendance as PEI Kids’ 11th Annual Wine & Food Tasting takes off on Friday, October 14th at the Signature Flight Support aviation hangar located at Trenton-Mercer Airport. This signature fundraising event features food from over 20 local restauranteurs, wine tasting provided by distributors affiliated with Trenton Fine Wine & Liquors, and displays of exotic automobiles and aircraft.
“This fundraising event generates critical program funding which enables us to deliver valuable programs and services throughout the year at no cost to children or their families,” said Roz Dashiell, PEI Kids’ Executive Director. “It is such a lovely testament to community collaboration, bringing together local vendors, service providers, restauranteurs and fine eateries who donate their services to make our Wine and Food Tasting Event a success every year.”
The event is produced thanks to the support of sponsors and in-kind services donated by restaurants, wine retailers coordinated through West Trenton Fine Wines and Liquors, Interstate
Motorsport – which provides foreign and exotic cars for display and Front Row Seat Productions, which provide audio visual support.
This year’s event sponsors include AAA Mid-Atlantic, The Bartlett Family Foundation, Bloomberg, Capital Health, Fennelly Associates, Inc., Global Planners, Inc., Investors Bank, Hill Wallack LLP, NJM Insurance Group, Nottingham Insurance, Szaferman, Lakind, Blumstein & Blader P.C., Trenton Printing and Whitehead Motors. Tickets and sponsorship information are available by calling Janina Akins at 609-695-3739.
About PEI Kids
Since 1985, PEI Kids’ mission has been dedicated to promoting and maintaining a safe environment for all children by providing Prevention/Education and Intervention programs relating to personal safety; sexual abuse; bullying, delinquency prevention, and the overall well-being of the child. Currently serving approximately 12,000 children and their families annually, PEI Kids is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit which provides school-based prevention programs reaching over 10,000 students, teachers and parents. PEI Kids’ intervention services include crisis counseling for child victims of sexual abuse, anger management for youth at risk of juvenile justice involvement and juvenile offender diversion programming for adjudicated youth. Since 2011, PEI Kids has been the lead agency for Greater Mercer Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse which spearheads the Enough Abuse Campaign in Mercer County — an effort which has trained over 1,500 Mercer County adults in how to prevent, recognize and respond appropriately to child sexual abuse. Through its Support Services programs, PEI Kids provides transportation and supervised visitation for children in foster care and their families. To learn more about PEI Kids and how you can support their work, please call 609-695-3739 or visit www.peikids.org.