Middletown Rotary hosts Wine/Beer Tasting last night

The Middletown Rotary Club held their annual Wine Tasting event at the Crown Plaza in Cromwell last night. This event was chaired by Middletown Rotarian Howard Schachter and was attended by hundred’s of people who enjoyed sampling fine wines, beers and a variety of good food.

The event featured both a silent and live auction with over $20,000 in prizes.

Mayor Daniel Drew announced the 2014 One Book One Middletown title last evening at the Middletown Rotary Holiday Wine/Beer Tasting. The goal of the project, spearheaded by the Rotary, the City of Middletown and Russell Library, is to encourage reading . Every year, the Rotary, city and Russell Library choose a title that appeals to readers of all ages and offers discussions, talks and other events surrounding the book’s theme.

Proceeds from this event will benefit Middletown Rotary programs helping the club serve our community by providing financial support for yearly scholarships to local students, Middletown One Book Literacy Program, our annual Thanksgiving Turkey Baskets feeding 100 families, Amber Alert, local food pantries, and international humanitarian projects.Rotary International is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

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