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News: Auxiliary to Centegra Hospital-McHenry to host annual fall event

The Auxiliary to Centegra Hospital-McHenry will host a fundraising event, “A Night in the Vineyard.” The special evening with wine tasting and five-course dinner will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Boulder Ridge Country Club, 350 Boulder Drive, Lake in the Hills.

“We are very excited to feature wines from California vineyards,” said Auxiliary President Sandi Heffelfinger. “This is the first time we’ve done anything like this and we are sure it will be a huge success.”

The wine tasting will begin at 5 p.m. and the five-course dinner will begin at 7:30 p.m. Attendees also will enjoy appetizers, an open bar and live and silent auctions. Wines will be served by Cardinal Liquors and provided by Southern Wine and Spirits of Illinois. Entertainment will be provided by string ensemble Winds Off the Lake.

An individual reservation is $200 and tables for 10 can be reserved for $2,000. The cost includes dinner and the wine tasting. Reservations must be made by Friday, Oct. 25. To make a reservation, call Colleen Delahunty, Centegra’s auxiliary major fundraising event planner, at 815-363-1354.

All proceeds from the evening will support the purchase of molecular laboratory testing equipment.

The Auxiliary to Centegra Hospital-McHenry, established in 1956, is comprised of volunteers who organize fundraising activities, manage resale and gift shops and provide creative support for Centegra programs. Their efforts and good will have furnished major spaces, bought surgical and emergency department equipment and refurbished several critical care areas.

Anyone interested in joining the Auxiliary to Centegra Hospital-McHenry should refer to centegra.org for more information or call the auxiliary office at 815-334-5000.