GIVEAWAY: Cleveland Magazine’s Silver Spoon Awards Party (to benefit the Arthritis Foundation)

NORTHEAST OHIO FOOD & WINE EVENT ALERT — NUMBER THREE:  After a weekend full of two fun food and wine events plus two tasty brunches, I’m feeling pretty full this morning. But I better make some room because my favorite annual strolling culinary celebration is this week:  Cleveland Magazine’s Silver Spoon Awards Party to benefit the Northeastern Ohio office of the Arthritis Foundation.

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The 22nd annual Cleveland Magazine‘s Silver Spoon Awards Party will take place this Wednesday, May 4th at the Crawford Auto Aviation Museum at the Cleveland History Center, located at 10825 East Blvd. in Cleveland’s University Circle neighborhood.

Here’s a glimpse into what you have to look forward to…

  • More than 40 restaurants (full list available here — and based on the food listing in the event program that I got a sneak peek of, we’re in for some incredible eats!)
  • Wineries presenting an array of options for all wine lovers from Vintage Wine Distributors
  • A VIP Lounge presented by Sysco featuring CLE cuisine classics Pier W, Cork & Cleaver Social Kitchen, Ginko and Graffiti: A Social Kitchen with beverages from Porco Lounge, Brown-Forman and Vintage Wine Distributors — plus extended hours until 10pm
  • The Dine Around Cleveland Raffle, a collection of gift certificates to several of Northeastern Ohio’s finest restaurants — valued at more than $1,000
  • Stock The Bar Raffle, with a variety of spirits comliments of Brown-Forman — sure to be a crowd pleaser at your next party
  • A silent auction featuring some incredible vacation packages, salon & spa packages, packages with exciting outings and family activities, plus unique items like an autographed signed LeBron James basketball (there goes our retirement fund), an autographed Taylor Swift photo and much more

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Tickets are still available online at clevelandmagazine.com/silverspoon. Use the promo code ALICIA to save 10% off on either ticket level: $10 off general admission (regularly $100), or $15 off VIP (regularly $150). FYI, prices will go up day-of if you purchase at the event!

…or you can enter to win two tickets to the May 4th event here on the blog TODAY via the Rafflecopter:

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You have until TONIGHT (Monday 5/2) at 11:59PM to enter. A winner will be announced the next morning on the PIP Facebook page. As this is a local event taking place in Cleveland, I highly encourage entries by those that can attend the fundraiser on Wednesday, May 4th.

Get your social on at one or more of these event related feeds, all worth the click thru:

Disclosure: All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own… and are slightly biased as I planned this event for four years in a former life as a previous employee of the local office of the Arthritis Foundation. I also currently serve on the Cleveland Magazine’s Silver Spoon Awards Party planning committee. Images ℅ Cleveland Magazine / Arthritis Foundation. 

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GIVEAWAY: Market at the Food Bank (to benefit Harvest for Hunger)

NORTHEAST OHIO FOOD & WINE EVENT ALERT — NUMBER TWO: Spring benefit season is on a roll, and the next to share on my list of annual favorites is the 2016 Market at the Food Bank to benefit the Greater Cleveland Food Bank‘s Harvest for Hunger campaign.

Market at the Food Bank 2016

This annual Harvest for Hunger fundraiser features cuisine and beverages from more than 50 of Northeast Ohio’s restaurants & beverage purveyors (the incredible list is here on the event website), live entertainment, auction items to bid on, local celebrities to mingle with and the opportunity to help the Food Bank’s most important task: alleviate hunger in the community.

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In case you’re not familiar, Harvest for Hunger “is an annual awareness campaign aimed at fighting hunger in 21 of Ohio’s counties… a joint effort of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, Greater Cleveland Food Bank, Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley and Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio.” (from the Harvest for Hunger website)  You can see it’s wide spread effect in our community, and supporting its efforts is becoming more important than ever.

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This year’s Market at the Food Bank event runs 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, located at 15500 South Waterloo Road in Cleveland. General admission tickets are $125 per person and includes all of the mentioned above plus valet parking. Tickets can be purchased online at this webpage.

…or you can enter to win two tickets to the May 1st event here on the blog this week via the Rafflecopter:

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You have until THIS THURSDAY, April 29th at 11:59PM to enter. A winner will be announced the next morning on the PIP Facebook page. As this is a local event taking place in Cleveland, I highly encourage entries by those that can attend the fundraiser on Sunday, May 1st.

Support the Greater Cleveland Food Bank not only by attending this event, but by also following their FacebookTwitter and Instagram feeds.

Disclosure: Images ℅ Greater Cleveland Food Bank. In exchange for providing this giveaway, I was invited to attend Market at the Food Bank 2016 with a guest. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.

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GIVEAWAY: Veggie U Food and Wine Celebration 2016

NORTHEAST OHIO FOOD & WINE EVENT ALERT: If you’ve been craving the chance to stroll, snack and sip around our area, you are in luck as I’ll be bringing you info about three solid non-profit fundraisers coming up all within in a five day span at the end of this month/beginning of next. First up, the Veggie U Food and Wine Celebration 2016 to benefit Veggie U:

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Support Veggie U’s Classroom Garden education programs and join the non-profit on Saturday, April 30th for an evening of delicious cuisine, unique wine selections and fun entertainment including music from Tony Quarles and The Discovery Band, a wine pull and silent auction. Serious though: with this culinary line up, how can a Cleveland foodie go wrong?

VUFWC Participating Restaurants

Most importantly (even above our love of incredible food and beverage), proceeds will help Veggie U reach its goals of providing “great food and great fun for our guests, but to also make sure the Veggie U story is told” as shared by Nadia Clifford, Veggie U’s Executive Director. For example, did you know that Veggie U Classroom Gardens grow in every Cleveland Metropolitan and Akron Public elementary school, as well as schools across the country? It’s incredible just how far one organization can reach.

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The event runs 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM at The 925 Building (AKA the old Huntington Bank building) at 925 Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland. Tickets are $100 per person and includes all of the mentioned above plus valet parking. Tickets can be purchased online at this Eventbrite site or by calling (440) 774-8344.

…or you can enter to win two tickets to the April 30th event here on the blog this week via the Rafflecopter:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

You have until THIS FRIDAY, April 22nd at 11:59PM to enter. A winner will be announced the next morning on the PIP Facebook page. As this is a local event taking place in Cleveland, I highly encourage entries by those that can attend the fundraiser on Saturday, April 30th.

Get to know the Veggie U better: Visit VeggieU.org, as well as give the non-profit a like on Facebook and a follow on Twitter. Get a sneak peek of this year’s fundraiser by checking out the 2012 and the 2014 events Facebook photo albums capturing all the food and fun.

Disclosure: Event images ℅ Veggie U. In exchange for providing this giveaway, I was invited to attend Veggie U Food and Wine Celebration 2016 with a guestAll thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.

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