Hudson County CASA hosts 11th Annual Wine Tasting
Hudson County Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, is holding their 11th Annual Wine Tasting on Friday, March 31st from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at Battello in Jersey City, and will be featuring wines selected by Cork Wine & Spirits.
CASA’s wine tasting is their largest annual fundraiser, and is Hudson County’s largest wine tasting event. Guests will enjoy wines from around the world, as well as premium spirits in the VIP room. A cork pull and delicious foods and desserts will also be available. There will be a silent auction offering exciting getaways, one of a kind experiences, and Broadway shows like Hamilton. There will also be a Bubbles Room, and free valet parking. Honorees include Jim Kocis of The Burgiss Group, Tom Dowling and Joe Paris of UBS, and Maria Karlsson, Volunteer of the Year.
This year, CASA will be going paperless at the wine tasting, and with the help of 501 Auctions, guests will be able to participate in the silent auction using their phones. Guests can register online when purchasing their tickets. Tickets are $100 in advance and $125 at the door, and can be purchased on Hudson County CASA’s website, under events, or, at www.501auctions.com/casawinetasting.
Hudson County CASA was incorporated in 2002 and received its 501(c)3 designation as a non-profit organization. Hudson County CASA is located in Jersey City and recruits and trains volunteers to find permanent homes for abused, neglected and foster children. There is a network of more than 950 CASAs with guardian programs that operate in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Their vision is to find a safe and loving home for every child, and in 2015, 202 children were served; 31 of them finding safe and permanent homes through Hudson County CASA.