VAIL - The Vail Valley's Bright Future Foundation (BFF) is teaming up with Beaver Creek Resort Company for a special dinner and auction benefitting the foundation. The four-course meal includes wine pairings, as well as the auction. High end silent auction items include a private dinner at 8100 Mountainside Bar and Grill, a Park Place/Vail Village parking pass, Stay and Play at TPC Sawgrass, a Rancho Las Palmas getaway, a Lake Tahoe summer vacation and golf package, a 2012 Audi Birds of Prey World Cup Ski Race weekend, the ultimate Nuggets Sports Fan Package, a cooking class and chef dinner with Patti Kleh and a sunflower oil painting by artist Hazel Murray."We are excited to bring back such a great fundraising event to this fun filled weekend," said Sheri Mintz, executive director of the Bright Future Foundation. "With the amazing food and wine paired with Splendido's intimate atmosphere, this is sure to be a successful event for the Bright Future Foundation." The Bright Future Foundation endeavors to break the generational cycle of violence by delivering services that provide immediate relief to families in need. Bright Future Foundation considers any man, woman or child who is at risk or has been a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault and seeking aid, to be their client. The vast majority of domestic violence/sexual assault survivors participating in residential and non-residential services reside within Eagle County. Programs include a 24/7 crisis hotline, a safehouse, transitional housing, individual and group counseling, legal advocacy, buddy mentors program and youth prevention programs.The dinner will take place Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. at Splendido inside the Chateau at Beaver Creek. The pairing is $125 per person and guests can sign up by visiting wineandspiritsfestival.eventbrite.com.For more information on the foundation, Sheri Mintz at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.brightfuturefoundation-ec.org.
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