Ladies’ Philanthropic organization to host the 14th Annual Savannah International food and Wine Tasting to benefit local charities

“Wide Range of International Wine and Delectable Food Served Up for A Good Cause”

“Not to Be Missed Silent Auction Featuring Unique Merchandise from Local Businesses and Artists”

Saturday September 10, 2016 3:00pm – 6:00pm
St. Paul’s Hellenic Center (14 W. Anderson St.)

 

Savannah, GA, August 1, 2016– The St. Barbara’s Philoptochos Society will be hosting the 14th Annual Savannah International Food & Wine Tasting on Saturday, September 10 from 3 to 6 pm at the St. Paul’s Hellenic Center located at 14 West Anderson Street, Savannah, Georgia, 31401. This year’s event features more than 50 wines and signature dishes from nearly 20 of Savannah’s best restaurants. For $30.00, participants can taste select wines from around the world and sample tasty food from Savannah’s best restaurant all while supporting worthy causes.

The event also features a silent auction with unique merchandise donated by local businesses, artists, and individuals. This year, the proceeds from the auction will go to support Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision, the Ronald McDonald House, and our student scholarship fund. The Cost is $30 per person; ages 21 and older only. Tickets are available from any Philoptochos member for $30.00 per person, at E-tix, or at the door for $35.00 per person. For more information, call 843-343-2378.

“As a group, we believe it is important to help, contribute and participate in philanthropic activities that will help our local community,” said President of Savannah’s Philoptochos, Bonnie Danos. “We look forward to continuing this important work by inviting everyone to join us in making this year’s event an unprecedented success that will raise thousands of dollars to our benefit local charities.” 

“I am so proud of the commitment and generosity of our women’s group who give of their time in many ways, both by hosting activities as well as working in the community to help those who are in need,” said Father Vasile Mihai, Priest at St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church of Savannah.

Philoptochos is the largest organization of Greek Orthodox women supporting many charities while spiritually enriching its members through their participation in its philanthropic work. Established in 1931, Philoptochos is the second largest women’s philanthropic organization in the United States in terms of money donated to charitable causes. It is second only to the Sisterhood of Hadassah, the Jewish women’s charitable group. Philoptochos functions at the local, diocesan, national, and international levels and is open to all women over 18 years old who are of the Greek (Eastern) Orthodox faith.

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If you would like more information about this event, please contact Alexia Pittas at 843-343-2378 or email at alexiapittas@gmail.com.

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