Posted Thursday, August 7, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jennifer Myers, Can Do MS, Director of Marketing & Communications
Web site: www.mscando.org
2014 Annual Alpen Wine Festival takes place at The Village at Squaw Valley on Sunday, August 31st
Wine tasting, live music, silent auction and raffle to benefit Can Do Multiple Sclerosis
Squaw Valley, CA. • August 7, 2014 – The 2014 Annual Alpen Wine Festival will be held Sunday, August 31, 2014, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Village at Squaw Valley. All event proceeds benefit Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, a national nonprofit organization and innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners.
Tickets are available for $40 online at www.mscando.org/alpen and will be available on-site starting at 1 p.m. on the day of the event. The $40 ticket purchase includes a commemorative crystal wine glass, a variety of wine tastings featuring over 40 vineyards, live music and access to the silent auction room full of wine, lodging packages and more.
“Last year, Alpen Wine Fest raised more than $31,000 for our lifestyle empowerment programs. Fundraising events such as this one allow us to bring programs free of charge to Northern California and Nevada for people and families living with MS,” said Heidi A. Heltzel, President and CEO at Can Do MS.
Can Do MS impacts over 10,000 people living with MS and their support partners per year through in-person programs and online services. Can Do MS has hosted a number of in-person programs in California and Nevada over the years and have reached over thousands of people living with MS in these regions.
For more information about the Alpen Wine Fest, please visit http://www.mscando.org/alpen
A national nonprofit organization based in Avon, Colo., Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is an innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs that empower people with MS and their support partners to transform and improve their quality of life. For more information, visit the organization’s website at www.mscando.org or call 970-926-1290.