From left, Josh Peterson, and Jill and Mike Sevoss have some laughs at the Black and White with a Splash of Red wine-tasting fund-raiser.
Don and Patty McGraw at the Black and White with a Splash of Red wine-tasting fund-raiser.
The Black & White with a Splash of Red wine-tasting fund-raiser for the American Red Cross of Northwest Ohio presented by The Andersons Charitable Foundation was Nov. 3 at Black Diamond Nursery and Greenhouse in Perrysburg.
More than $15,000 was raised. Jim Hodulik of Stella’s restaurant discussed the food and wine pairings. Wine Trends led the wine education with a presentation by Enrico Pozzesi, owner of Fattoria Di Rodano vineyard in Italy, who donated a tour and accommodations at his vineyard. Jill and Mike Servoss bought the trip.
Special guests were Northwest Ohio Region Board chairman Rachel Zawodny and husband, Jim, and chairman of the Wood County Advisory Board Ginny Stewart and husband, Scott.
Among the 135 guests were Dick and Fran Anderson, honorary chairmen, Phil and Mary Lou Rudolph, Jr., Valentine Ononye, Steve and Susan Zirkel, and Dave and Dottie Pienta.
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