Drink Red! Wear Red! set for Nov. 21 in Avon | VailDaily.com

Drink Red! Wear Red! set for Nov. 21 in Avon

Daily Staff Reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comAvon CO, Colorado
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AVON, Colorado The annual Drink Red! Wear Red! event will be held on Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Avondale in the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa in Avon. The Vail Valley Wine Auction sponsors Drink Red! Wear Red! as part of its ongoing charitable fundraising efforts. Proceeds from the evening will benefit local charities including the Vail Valley Rotary Clubs and the Eagle River Youth Coalition. The evening will feature food prepared by Restaurant Avondale, and thanks to Republic National Distributing Company, offer 15 wine-tasting stations, including the events signature drink red wine. Popular mountain band Flux 5 will entertain partygoers with their hearty blend of funky soul music, blues, gospel and modern jazz. Tickets to Drink Red! Wear Red! are $95 and are available for purchase at Riverwalk Wine & Spirits in Edwards (cash or check only) and through any Vail Valley Wine Auction Board member. Visit http://www.vailvalleywineauction.com for a list of board members.The Vail Valley Wine Auction is a non-profit organization with a goal of raising significant funds to serve the less fortunate and encourage ongoing education in its mountain communities. Restaurant Avondale, serving American cuisine in an atmosphere of casual sophistication, is run by renowned local chef Thomas Salamunovich. Known for his unique and winning Colorado-based concepts, Salamunovich also owns Larkspur in Vail and Larkburger in Edwards. The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa is located at 126 Riverfront Lane in Avon.Through community service and other means, the Vail Valley Rotary Club (www.vailrotary.com) helps promote peace and understanding throughout the world. The Eagle River Youth Coalition (www.eagleyouth.org/) brings together more than 50 youth-serving organizations to ensure young people can become healthy and successful adults. Their portion of funds from Drink Red! Wear Red! will go to their Youth Leaders Council to benefit students from all local public and private high schools that are learning about leadership and applying it through community service projects.

What: Drink Red! Wear Red!Where: Avondale in the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa in AvonWhen: Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m.Cost: $95.More information: Call 970-376-1768.

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