The CDS Foundation invites all to attend An Evening of Wine and Roses, a wine tasting benefit Thursday evening, Nov. 7.
More than 20 wines will be available to taste beginning at 5 p.m., along with hors d'oeuvres and sweets, while guests browse the auction items and test their luck in a raffle.
“Our event supports a good cause, in a special venue, with opportunities for wonderful camaraderie,” said CDS Foundation Event Committee Chair Dave Lang, of Lang Dental Manufacturing. “There will be wonderful wine and food and sweets, and some real opportunities for reuniting with friends as well as making new business contacts.”
The action can be found in Baker and McKenzie’s 50th floor conference center, at 300 E. Randolph St. Mr. Lang said the entire south wall of the event space is glass, allowing guests a spectacular view of Millennium Park, the east Loop and the southern shore of Lake Michigan.
“Plus, at that time of night all the lights will be on in the city and it will be just terrific,” he continued. “It’s a similar experience to going up to the 95th floor of the Hancock Center for a nightcap.”
Tickets are $100 per person, benefiting the programs of the Chicago Dental Society Foundation, including the CDS Foundation Clinic. Tickets must be purchased in advance (no gate sales), and can be found in the CDS Store.
“Proceeds go to supporting our CDS Foundation Clinic and there good work, as well as the good works of all the other CDS Foundation grantees,” Mr. Lang said. “They will be represented at the event, as they are the reason that we do this.”
Building security requires the names of all guests in advance of the event. Please email the names of all your gusts to Carolyn@cdsfound.org within 48 hours of purchasing tickets, and be prepared to show ID when you enter the building.
Parking is available in the Millennium Park garage, accessible from South Columbus Drive between Monroe and Randolph streets.
“Take advantage of being in the city that night and stay downtown for the weekend,” recommended Mr. Lang. “Do some holiday shopping and enjoy the city.”