The Zonta Club of Joliet Area will hold its annual fundraiser on Friday, March 8th, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Jacob Henry Mansion Estate Victorian Ballroom, 15 South Eastern Ave. in Joliet.  This year’s event, “Sip & Swirl with Zonta,” has a unique twist, featuring wine, spirit, and craft beer tastings from nine local breweries, distilleries and wineries.  Heavy appetizers will be served and each attendee will receive a signature glass.

Tickets and event sponsorships can be purchased for $50 from Zonta members or by contacting Terri Taylor at (815) 741-1498, Reni Tracy at (815)-726-7303  or Catherine Adamowski at[email protected].

The fun-filled event includes a split the pot raffle, silent auction items, and raffle baskets.

Participating breweries, distilleries, and wineries include Arrowhead Ales, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant, Elder Brewing Company, Hickory Creek Brewing Company, Metal Monkey Brewing, Tailwinds Distilling Company, The Wine Cellar Outlet, Werk Force Brewing Company, and Will County Brewing Company.

“Proceeds from our annual fundraiser support local and international Zonta charities,” said Zonta Club of Joliet President Beth Colvin.  “The Zonta mission is to advance the status of women and we encourage our community to join us in this endeavor by attending this event.”

Zonta International was formed in 1919 and is headquartered in Oakbrook, Illinois. There are more than 33,000 members in over 1,200 clubs in 65 countries around the world.

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