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Dine for charity at the Vail Plaza Hotel

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If you go …What: Taste of the Nation charity dinner.Where: Vail Hotel Plaza and Club, Vail.When: Thursday. The event begins at 6 p.m. with a reception and silent auction; dinner begins at 7 p.m.Cost: $125.More information: Call 877-26-TASTE or visit http://www.tasteofthenation.org.

Savor foods from some of the areas top chefs, and help fight childhood hunger at Share Our Strengths Taste of the Nation event in Vail. The event is set for Thursday at the Vail Hotel Plaza and Club. Funds raised from the evening will support Share Our Strengths efforts to end childhood hunger in America. Attendees will enjoy a five-course wine dinner prepared by Chef Paul Ferzacca from La Tour Restaurant & Bar, Chef Ted Schneider from Vail Plaza Hotel & Club, Chef Kelly Liken from Kelly Liken, Chef Paul Anders from Sweet Basil and Chef Kevin Nelson from Terra Bistro.Its hard to image that more than 120,000 children in Colorado suffer from hunger, Ferzacca said. The funds raised from this years event will support our local efforts to end childhood hunger, and supply low income families with the foods they need to lead healthy, active lives.In addition to the dinner, attendees can bid on auction items during the evenings silent auction.The event begins at 6 p.m. with a reception and silent auction. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $125, and can be purchased by calling 877-26-TASTE or by visiting http://www.tasteofthenation.org.

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