Meet our lovely Wine & Dine Committee:  (L-R) Barbara Petrillo, Linda Teetz, Henriette Churney, Jan Harrell, Karen Loeffler, Diane Wilhelm, Co-chairs Mackie Duch and Carole Casey, Andi Beck (back), Julie Otto, Pat Stelz, Sue Sharpe, Petra King, Tanya Belkin, Rosemary Smith and Roni Fuster.  
Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Ketcham Photography

Vero Beach, FL – Hibiscus Children’s Center is excited to announce that we will once again take you on a culinary journey at the “Taste of France”!  Don’t miss this fabulous Wine & Dine event to be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 6:30pm at the beautiful Grand Harbor Club in Vero Beach.  Join us to savor the flavors of French cuisine that are specially paired with wonderful wines while enjoying a night of music, dancing and great silent auction items.  Your taste buds will be delightfully tempted while we join together for a great cause, to support the abused youth living at the Hibiscus Village and help to provide a better future for the teens.

Another highlight of the evening will be the exciting opportunity to win one of our fabulous drawing prizes!  Tickets are $20, 3 for $50 or 7 for $100 and you do not need to be present to win.  1st Prize is a Dinner for Four at the upscale Café’ Chardonnay in the heart of Palm Beach Gardens and a one-night stay at a lovely nearby hotel; 2nd Prize is a beautiful trunk filled with sumptuous fine French Wines; and 3rd Prize is a beautiful necklace, cobalt blue Lalique entwined hearts on a black silk cord.  Don’t miss the opportunity to win one of these fabulous prizes!

Thank you to our generous Sponsors: Bon Appétit – Food Sponsor –  Anonymous and Jan & Mike Harrell; Marché du Vin – Wine Sponsor – Carole B. Brown, Carole Casey, Elke & George Fetterolf, Susan & Dan Pfau, and Linda & Mel Teetz;  Régions Françaises – French Regions Sponsor – Helen Taylor Robertson and Bonnie & Dave Wilson;  Voyageur Français – French Traveler Sponsor – Suzanne & Lee Bertman, Clay Price & Associates, P.A., Maya Peterson and Sue & George Sharpe;  À Votre Santé – Toast Sponsor – Florence Bryan Fowlkes, JM Stringer Gallery of Fine Art, Mary Beth & Dr. John McDonald, Liz Melnick, and The UPS Store #3214; Media Sponsor – Treasure & Space Coast Radio; and Corporate Donors – George E. Warren Corporation, Medical Center Affiliates, Wilmington Trust, Disney’s Vero Beach Resort, Manning & Napier and Robin Lloyd & Associates, P.A.  Your support means everything to a child whose world has been pulled apart.

Co-chairs Carole Casey and Mackie Duch, along with their committee of dedicated volunteers, are planning an exciting evening that the guests will remember while raising critical funds to assist youth in need.  All proceeds from the Wine & Dine event directly support the mission of Hibiscus Children’s Center and its efforts to improve the lives of abused, abandoned and neglected teens living at the Hibiscus Village in Vero Beach.  The Village provides long-term home environments for teens where they receive nurturing, love and encouragement along with educational services and career preparation training.

For more information or to purchase your tickets today, please contact us at (772) 299-6011, ext. 313 or  Please RSVP for your Wine and Dine tickets by January 26th.   Tickets are $90.00 per person and dress is cocktail attire.  We look forward to seeing you at the Wine and Dine on February 3rd.