PLAINVILLE â€“ The Plainville Rotary Club is offering a â€śSeptember Festâ€ť, featuring beer, wine and spirit tasting, Sept. 23 at the VFW.
The September Fest, supported by Worldwide Wine & Spirits, will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23 at the VFW at 7 Northwest Drive. It will feature 20 vendors for visitors to sample and there will also be door prizes and music from a DJ. Proceeds will support the local Plainville Rotary Club.
â€śCome out, bring your own snacks and enjoy a fun night,â€ť said Sue Abram, co-president of the Plainville Rotary Club with Sally Miller. â€śAll of the money we raise will go back into the community.â€ť
According to the Plainville Rotary Club website, Plainville Rotary Club supports those in need locally and internationally. The clubâ€™s motto is "We Do Good in the World.â€ť
â€śOver the last few years we have supported The Food Pantry, PARC, The Cub Scouts, The Senior Center, and many High School Seniors with scholarships,â€ť the site reads. â€śOn the International front Your Plainville Rotary has supported the ShelterBox, Water Projects and more.
Abram said that the Plainville Rotary Club supports the town by awarding $30,000 each year in scholarships for Plainville High School seniors.
This year, the Plainville Rotary Club also held its first veteransâ€™ breakfast. They plan to hold another around November, which will be announced later this year.
â€śWe had about 80 veterans who attended; it went very well,â€ť she said.
In October and November, the Plainville Rotary Club will also be conducting a raffle, awarding cash prizes of $2,500 for first place, $1,000 for second place and $500 for third place.
â€śWeâ€™ll be selling 400 tickets for $20 a ticket,â€ť said Abram.
Other major fundraisers for the Plainville Rotary Club include their annual Penny Sale and golf tournament.
Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.
They can be purchased wt Worldwide Wine & Spirits at 480 Queen St., Southington, via Venmo to Plainville Rotary @Robert-Yudkin or by calling Shirley Osley at 860-256-7813.
For more information on the Plainville Rotary Club, visit plainvillectrotary.org. or facebook.com/PlainvilleRotaryClub.
Brian M. Johnson can be reached at 860-973-1806 or firstname.lastname@example.org.