NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY HOSTS

FIFTH ANNUAL HARVEST FOR A CURE EVENT ON OCT. 10

Gourmet Food and Wine Gala Unites Refined Palates with Philanthropic Hearts

to Benefit MS Research

 

Indulge your senses and raise a glass to end multiple sclerosis (MS) at the fifth annual Harvest for a Cure event taking place on Oct. 10 at The Stave Room at American Spirit Works. The event benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, an organization that supports research to help treat and end MS globally.

WHAT: 

Indulge your senses and raise a glass to end multiple sclerosis (MS) at the fifth annual Harvest for a Cure event taking place on Oct. 10 at The Stave Room at American Spirit Works. The event benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, an organization that supports research to help treat and end MS globally.

This one-of-a-kind evening features some of the best chefs, sommeliers and mixologists in Atlanta working together to pair culinary creations with wines from the personal cellars of top local wine collectors. Attendees will experience a unique extravaganza of gourmet food, vintage wines and a luxury silent auction and raffle in an effort to reach a goal of $500,000 raised to fund critical research initiatives and advocate for change.

The event’s new location, The Stave Room, mirrors the fundraiser’s elegant and refined ambiance and adds a warm urban charm. The Harvest for a Cure team is excited about the innovative venue, located in the artistic Sweetwater Design District.

WHEN:          

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018

6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

WHERE:

The Stave Room at American Spirit Works

199 Armour Drive N.E.

Atlanta, GA 30324

WHO:

Elaine Carlos and her daughter, Kari, Denise Dauphin and Julie Short are all co-chairs of this year’s Harvest for a Cure. Elaine is on the board of trustees for the National MS Society and has been involved in Harvest for a Cure since its inception in 2014. Her husband John was diagnosed with MS at the age of 28 and is currently president and chief operating officer of National Distributing Company and a longtime supporter of the National MS Society. Kari is also on the board of trustees for the National MS Society and is vice president of National Distributing Company. Denise serves on the board of trustees for the National MS Society and is a principal with AEA Group, LLC, a specialized professional services firm that provides consulting involving accounting, economics and appraisal issues. Julie works in sales and marketing at
Affinitiv, a marketing technology company built on advanced analytics and a leading-edge technology platform.

Gerry Klaskala of Aria serves as chef chair and like the Carlos family has a personal connection to the cause: his lifelong friend Mike has struggled with MS since the age of 27. His hope is that this event will help raise funds for researchers to find a cure for MS in Mike’s lifetime.

All funds raised during Harvest for a Cure help improve the lives of people living with MS by sponsoring local programs and services and accelerating worldwide research projects to help put an end to the debilitating disease. For additional information, visit www.mswineevent.org.

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