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Il Vino é Vita - An Authentic Italian Wine Tasting Experience To Benefit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh


WHAT: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh's Fifth Annual Wine Tasting event, Il Vino é Vita (Wine Is Life)

More than 600 hundred people are expected to attend the authentic Italian and stylish wine tasting that has become one of Pittsburgh's premier fund-raising events. Guests will experience authentic Italian wines, savory foods, fine art and lively company at a wine tasting event benefiting Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

EVENT CHAIRS: Christine Astorino Del Sole, Helen Hoey and Kevin Douglass

RAFFLE: A $10,000 Henne Jewelers gift certificate will be raffled that evening. Tickets are $25 each or three for $50.

WHY: Proceeds will benefit Children's most pressing needs and the Healing Garden being built at the new hospital in Lawrenceville. The healing garden is a restorative outdoor space for patients and families that will help children heal faster and better cope with the stress and isolation of a hospital stay.

Renowned for its outstanding clinical services, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh has helped establish the standards of excellence in pediatric care. From Ambulatory Care to Transplantation and Cardiac Care, talented and committed pediatric experts care for infants, children and adolescents who make more than 400,000 visits to Children's and its many neighborhood locations each year.

WHEN: Saturday, April 9, 2005
Begins at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Western Pennsylvania Sport Museum at the Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh's Strip District

TICKETS: Cost is $150. Limited space is available. For tickets, call 412-586-6332.

Cathy Samuels, 412-586-6332,, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation
Melanie Finnigan, 412-692-5016,, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

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June 17, 2008