Pinetree Community Sevices Benefit March 21
Pinetree Community Services Inc. has announced that it will hold a Fine Wine Gala at The Fresh Market in Southern Pines on Wednesday, March 21, from 7 to 9 p.m.
"We are so grateful to The Fresh Market for the opportunity for this fundraiser to benefit individuals with developmental disabilities in our community," said Ron Hodiak, executive director of Pinetree Community Services. "We are proud of the service we have provided to our area for over 30 years, and salute The Fresh Market for their strong commitment to giving back to the communities they serve."
Representatives from area distributors and from the vineyards will be on hand at the gala to talk about the wines that will be served. Hors d'oeuvres and cheeses will also be offered.
In addition, The Fresh Market will feature prime rib, shrimp cocktail and other delectable offerings at the event. Tickets are available for purchase for $25 each.
Pinetree Community Services offers diverse programs, opportunities and services to residents with developmental disabilities, enabling them to exert control in their lives and enjoy richer life experiences. Through educational, vocational and recreational opportunities, individuals become more fulfilled and more productive contributors to the community.
The nonprofit agency's Employment Services Division offers businesses an abundant source of capable individuals eager to work in a number of positions in the community, and enjoys partnerships with FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Gulistan Carpets and Rempac, among others.
Working in partnership with area agencies and organizations, consumers benefit from a collaborative and person-centered approach to serving individuals and families with developmental disabilities or mental health issues.
Numerous services are available to address the specific needs of individuals who benefit from one-on-one or small group activities.
Staff is trained and dedicated to providing the highest quality services to enable those who are served to reach their highest potential and contribute to the community in a positive and productive way.
"We are indeed appreciative of this opportunity to raise much-needed funds, and to enjoy a wonderful evening with our community partners and supporters of those we serve," Jan Powell said. "The Wine Galas at The Fresh Market are at the top of anyone's list of the many enjoyable events in our community.
"We sincerely thank Eric Everhart here in Southern Pines and the corporate office for The Fresh Market in Greensboro. It's certainly a personal pleasure to support the success of The Fresh Market in Southern Pines."
Anyone needing more information or to purchase tickets can contact Powell at 692-6008, extension 28.
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