QCAWC 'Whine' Tasting Party


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Posted Online: Oct. 08, 2012, 1:15 pm
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Press release submitted by QCAWC

Milan, IL – The Quad City Animal Welfare Center (QCAWC) will be holding a Whine Tasting Party on Friday, October 19th, 2012 from 5:00 pm. to 8:00 pm. at Lavender Crest. Join QCAWC for appetizers, a silent auction, cash bar, and tasting a new Lavender Crest wine, Faithful Friends. This semi sweet white wine was developed by Lavender Crest with a portion of every bottle sold to benefit the Quad City Animal Welfare Center. Advance reservations are $25.00 per person. Reservations may be made by visiting the QCAWC website www.qcawc.org, emailing Patti McRae patti@qcawc.org, or calling Patti at 309-787-6830 ext.13. All proceeds from the event will benefit QCAWC. Lavender Crest is located at 5401 Highway 6 Colona, Illinois.

QCAWC is the only full service no-kill animal shelter located in the Quad Cities. The mission of QCAWC is to operate a shelter for homeless animals, to offer a spay and neuter program, and provide humane education. QCAWC Adoption Center is open Monday-Saturday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm with extended hours on Wednesday until 6:00 pm and closed on Sunday. QCAWC Low Cost, High Quality Vaccination Clinic is open every Wednesday from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. and the first Saturday of every month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm with no appointment necessary. Low cost, high quality spaying and neutering is offered by calling 309-787-6830 for an appointment. Visit our website at www.qcawc.org. and "like" us on FACEBOOK.




















 



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