Waupun Memorial Hospital ‘An Evening of Chocolate & Wine’ raises $10,000
This year’s “An Evening of Chocolate & Wine” - sponsored by the Agnesian HealthCare Foundation and Waupun Memorial Hospital (WMH) Special Events Committee - has raised more than $10,000 to help benefit WMH women’s health and breast care services.
“We appreciate the support our community continues to show in helping us to offer area women comprehensive care personalized to meet their specific needs,” according to DeAnn Thurmer, WMH chief operating officer. “Our approach is to care for all aspects of a woman’s health addressing their physical, emotional and education needs.”
The event featured premier chocolates from Guth’s End of the Trail Candy Shoppe and various hand-selected wines from around the world. Guests were also served numerous specialty beers, local cheeses (donated by Grande Cheese Company) and bountiful hors d'oeuvre buffet for sampling. In addition, live entertainment was provided by harpist Deborah Guy along with an exciting silent auction, jewelry and 50/50 raffle.
Event sponsors were: American Family Insurance, Agnesian Pharmacy Waupun, C.D. Smith Construction, Inc. Central Cable Contractors, Homan Auto Sales, Inc., Homan Family Dentistry, Jan’s Optical, J.F. Ahern Co., Lifestar Emergency Medical Services, Snow & Snow Law, S.C., Markesan State Bank – Waupun, Nolan Insurance Agency, Pfefferle Companies, Inc., Piggly Wiggly Foods, Radiology Associates of the Fox Valley, S.C., Shea Electric & Communications, LLC, Waupun Memorial Hospital Medical Staff, Westra, Tilema & O’Connor, COAs, LLC, W. J. Leasa Electric, Inc. and W & W Electric Motors, Inc.
Next year’s “An Evening of Chocolate & Wine” has been tentatively scheduled for Saturday, February 22.