DELAVAN — The Delavan-Darien School District Foundation is inviting community members to a tasteful fundraising event at the Delavan Lake Yacht Club that will benefit its scholarship programs.
The event, “Taste at the Lake,” features signature appetizers and beverages from local establishments, including Greenie’s Clubhouse at Delbrook Golf Course, Brick Street Market, Brown Box Cheesecakes, Culver’s of Delavan, Hernandez Restaurant, Jo Jo’s Pizza, Sorg’s Quality Meats and Sausages, Staller Estate Vineyard and Winery, Stinebrink’s Piggly Wiggly and the Waterfront Pub and Eatery. There will also be various wines and micro-brew beers available for tasting from nearby and regional crafters.
This event is 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Delavan Lake Yacht Club (1501 Cedar Point Drive, Delavan). Tickets are $25. The event is open to those 21 and older.
Taste at the Lake will also include a silent auction, which runs from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Advance tickets are available at Community Bank CBD (820 E. Geneva St., Delavan) and Bradley’s Department Store (222 E. Walworth Ave., Delavan), Stinebrink’s Piggly Wiggly (1414 E. Geneva St., Delavan), Foundation members, or at the Delavan-Darien School District Administration Building (324 Beloit St., Delavan). Additionally, you may call event coordinator Lori Grover (728-3779).
Each year, the Delavan-Darien School District Foundation awards more than 50 scholarships to graduating DDHS seniors, totaling more than $50,000 value. All proceeds raised at this function will go to fund scholarships for this school year’s graduating seniors at DDHS.
At the 2013 DDHS graduation, all applicants eligible for a Foundation scholarship received at least one scholarship valued at $250 or more.
If you are unable to attend, please consider a donation, which can be mailed to: Delavan-Darien Foundation, PO Box 582, Delavan, WI, 53115, or done online at: www.ddschools.org/district/delavan_darien_foundation.
Individual or corporate sponsorships for the event are also available.
Sponsorship levels are $250 for Silver, $500 for Gold and $1,000 for Platinum. Such sponsorships are tax-deductible and donors receive excellent exposure at the event while helping local students achieve their dreams of higher education. Sponsors also receive two complimentary tickets to the event.
To become a sponsor, or to donate an item for the silent auction, contact Foundation President Matt Becker at 414-940-8488.