DETROIT, Sept. 11 Attention wine lovers,tickets are still available for the fourth annual Detroit Uncorked, one of theregion's largest wine events. Detroit Uncorked, benefiting the Children'sCenter, is held at Ford Field, Sept. 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and ispresented by Ford Motor Company and Ford Field and created and organized byDetroit Wine Organization (DWO). The event brings together thousands of winelovers to enjoy hundreds of wines from around the world. The evening willalso consist of hors d'oeuvres, entertainment, a silent auction and more.
Event organizers are again pleased by the response the event has receivedfrom the business community. Not only are they grateful for the valuablefinancial support during these difficult economic times, but event organizersalso credit local businesses with helping to promote both the event and theimportance of The Children's Center.
In addition to Ford Motor Company and Ford Field, other sponsors include:Dickinson Wright PLLC, Domino's Pizza, Henry Ford Health System, InternationalWine Accessories, Lee Hecht Harrison, Maritz Inc., PVS Chemicals Inc.,PCGCampbell, PricewatershouseCoopers LLP, Richard and Jane ManoogianFoundation, Team Detroit and Visteon.
Detroit Uncorked media sponsors include: CBS Outdoor, Dbusiness, DetroitFashion Pages, Hour Detroit, LocalWineEvents.com, Metro Times, News/Talk 760WJR, Observer & Eccentric Newspapers, Pure Michigan, Renaissance Media, StrutMagazine, The Social Connection, and WWJ Newsradio 950 AM All News, All theTime.
Each year, proceeds from Detroit Uncorked benefit The Children's Center,one of the largest, most diverse child-serving agencies in Michigan. Throughthe efforts of all of those involved with this event, we have raised $267,000since the event's inception four years ago.
To purchase tickets for Detroit Uncorked please visitwww.detroituncorked.com. Tickets are $75 for members of the Detroit WineOrganization, and $80 for non-members. For information, please contactMichele Marine at 313-203-7197 or [email protected]
The DWO is a non-profit organization with nearly 4,400 members. Theorganization hosts wine tasting and instructional activities throughout theyear aimed at promoting the educated, responsible consumption of wine. Allproceeds from events benefit local charities. For information, please visitwww.detroitwine.org.
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn,Mich., manufactures and distributes automobiles in 200 markets across sixcontinents. With about 300,000 employees and more than 100 plants worldwide,the company's core and affiliated automotive brands include Ford, Land Rover,Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury and Volvo. Its automotive-related services includeFord Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford's products,please visit www.fordvehicles.com.
As one of the largest, most diverse and comprehensive front-line agenciesin Michigan, The Children's Center addresses the needs and problems of some ofthe most troubled children in the United States. Founded in 1929, TheChildren's Center serves thousands of children and families through 20 inter-related programs annually. For more information, please visitwww.thechildrenscenter.com.
SOURCE The Children's Center