Raise a glass – and funds for the Friends of Ontario ARC Foundation! Join Honorary Chairs Debbie and Don Culeton for Ontario ARC’s Wine Mixer on Saturday, April 27th. The event kicks off at 6PM at The Cracker Factory, 35 Lehigh Street in Geneva. Proceeds from the Wine Mixer will benefit Ontario ARC’s growing menu of programs and services that support children and adults with disabilities or other challenges in Ontario County and the surrounding region.
The festive evening will feature the sounds of The Swooners, a special guest performance by Ontario ARC’s Creative Expressions musicians, impeccable cuisine by Lake Country Catering, complimentary wine, a sundae bar, an exciting live auction, auction boards, silent auction, raffles, and more. Artwork by Ontario ARC’s Creative Expressions artists will also be showcased and available for purchase throughout the evening.
Packages up for bid in the live auction include: four tickets to a New York Yankees vs the Boston Red Sox baseball game on June 2nd with overnight accommodations in NYC; a gourmet Italian feast for 10 guests right in your home; a scenic getaway to Mont Tremblant; a week-long island getaway to the white beaches of Anna Maria Island, and much more!
Ontario ARC will also host an online auction to benefit the Wine Mixer prior to the evening of the live event. Bidding in the online auction opens on April 10, 2019 at 8AM and runs through April 26, 2019 at 9PM. To pre-register online and see available auction items, visit www.BiddingForGood.com/OntarioARC/Wine-Mixer. Using a mobile device or computer, guests will be able to bid in the online auction from the comfort of their home before Wine Mixer. New auction items will be added weekly throughout the duration of the auction, so check back often for new additions! Pickup of items must be arranged with event organizers. Select items will be available for shipping.
Ontario ARC is also proud to partner with area hotels to provide overnight accommodation discounts in the Geneva area for our event attendees. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Geneva Finger Lakes will offer rooms for $179.00 per night to Wine Mixer guests. To make a reservation, call (315) 789-2900. Holiday Inn Express in Geneva will offer rooms for a special rate of $150.00 per night through April 5, 2019. For reservations, call (315) 787-0530. Geneva on the Lake will offer (3) rooms at a 40% discount; then 25% off after first three rooms are booked. For reservations, call (315) 789-7190 and ask to speak with Joan or Kristen. All discounts are based on availability. Be sure to mention Ontario ARC’s Wine Mixer when making your reservation. We encourage Wine Mixer guests to book their hotel accommodations early to ensure availability.
Tickets to the Wine Mixer are $125 each and can be purchased online at www.ontarioarc.org/wine-mixer or by calling Michele Wistner at (585) 919-2156.