[Nfbv-potomac-announce] Invitation to PCNFB 2016 Wine Tasting Event

beverlyconey beverlyconey at cox.net
Fri Dec 11 19:40:59 UTC 2015

Thanks, Sarah. 

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> On Dec 11, 2015, at 1:47 PM, Sarah Blumberg <sarahblumb at gmail.com> wrote:
> That word she meant to type at the end there folks is can not. Credit cards can not be accepted. Thanks!
> Sarah 
>> On Dec 11, 2015, at 1:40 PM, beverlyconey via Nfbv-potomac-announce <nfbv-potomac-announce at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>> Greetings to all,
>> We now have our plans for the 2016 Potomac Chapter National Federation of the Blind wine tasting. Giving tickets to the wine tasting is an outstanding holiday present where you can share with friends and
>> family while benefiting the Potomac Chapter. This year’s wine tasting
>> will be held at Bistro 360, a new and exciting venue which is certain to be fun and delicious.
>> We hope that you can join us for a wine tasting event and seminar to
>> benefit the Potomac Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind.
>> The event will fund outreach programs for blind youth, seniors and
>> working age adults. The deadline to RSVP is Tuesday, February 2, so we can provide a final count to the organizers. Drop ins that day will not be accepted due to limited space.
>> The details:
>> National Federation of the Blind Wine Tasting
>> Saturday, February 6, 2016
>> 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
>> Cost:  $40 per person.  Please make checks payable to PC-NFB.  Sorry, but credit cards can be accepted.
>> An exciting variety of wines will be offered along with pairings of
>> fine cheeses, chocolate, crackers, and breads.  An wine expert from
>> Bistro 360 wine bar, shop and restaurant in the Rosslyn/Courthouse
>> area will be pouring and explaining the wines.  Each wine will be
>> presented in a relaxed lecture format with plenty of time to enjoy
>> each wine, mingle, and socialize with friends.
>> If you have always wanted to learn more about wine or just wanted to
>> expand your horizons, this event will be a great time.
>> About Bistro 360:
>> Born out of a desire to bring the best of the world’s cuisine, wines
>> and beers to the neighborhood, Bistro 360 Wine Bar, Market &
>> Restaurant, located in-between Rosslyn and Courthouse, offers:
>> •            A comfortable neighborhood restaurant with an innovative
>> menu drawn from cuisines around the world.
>> •            A contemporary wine bar where patrons can order from the
>> full restaurant menu and choose from a curated selection of wines and
>> beers from around the world as well as craft cocktails.
>> •            A gourmet retail market with chef-prepared takeaway meals
>> for office or home and a great mix of wines, beers, ciders, cheeses,
>> charcuterie, fresh-baked breads and desserts, and much more.
>> Where: Bistro 360 is located at 1800 Wilson Blvd half way between
>> Rosslyn and Courthouse Metro stations.
>> Bistro 360
>> 1800 Wilson Boulevard
>> Arlington, VA 22201
>> 703-522-3600
>> http://www.bistro360.net/
>> #1.) Bistro 360 will give a 15% donation for ANYTHING purchased from
>> our wine tasting in the store on the evening of February 6.  This also
>> includes the pairings ofcheeses, chocolates and  specialty foods. How
>> convenient to just take it home with you!
>> #2.) Bistro 360will donate a gift basket for raffle.
>> #3.) Bistro 360 additionally has offered to provide 20% of dinner
>> proceeds back to the PCNFB to further expand our fundraising
>> potential. Consider staying for dinner at Bistro 360.
>> #4.)Reservations & Payment: This  special event , which will be hosted
>> in Bistro 360’s restaurant facility, can accommodate 40-45  attendees,
>> with some limited  flexibility. Advance reservations are required. The
>> wine tasting price is: $40.00 per person, cash or check made payable
>> to the PCNFB.  Please bring your check to our January chapter meeting or mail it to our treasurer: 
>> Sean McMahon
>> 850 N. Randolph Street
>> Apt. 904
>> Arlington, VA 22203
>> You may also bring your payment to the wine tasting event.
>> To ensure your reservation is confirmed, please contact Justin Chan at
>> justinbchan at gmail.com, or by phone at 941 -585 -9503.  If you have questions, please contact Tracy Soforenko by cell at  202-285-4595.
>> #5.) DO NOT HESITATE!  Plan now to be among the movers and shakers  and join us at Bistro 360 on Saturday, February 6.  Enjoy some
>> outstanding wines, tasty pairings, and good fellowship!   Then,
>> afterwards, you can enjoy dinner  at Bistro 360 or at any of the
>> numerous excellent nearby restaurants along Wilson Boulevard.
>> Thank you. 
>> Justin Chan, Chair, Ways and Means Committee 
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