Akron General Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) will hold its sixth annual “Joyful Tastes of Life” benefit Thursday, October 15 from 6-9 p.m. at St. George’s Family Center, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Akron. This fun, casual evening features wines from around the world, craft beer from local breweries, and seasonal food from some of the area’s best restaurants. Sue Wilson, WQMX Program Director/Morning Show Co-Host, and Tim Daugherty, WONE Program Director, will be emcees for the evening.
The evening includes a silent auction, exciting raffle and live music. Only 1,500 raffle tickets are available for a $1,500 vacation package to New York City, donated by Chima Travel, which includes roundtrip airfare for two, three nights at a 4-star Manhattan hotel and more. The second place raffle prize is $500 cash and third place is a 40” Smart TV, donated by Underwood Motors in Wooster.
The event is sponsored by John J. Petrus, MD. Event tickets are $50 each and raffle tickets are $10 per ticket or 6 for $50, with all proceeds going toward end-of-life patient care and supportive services at Hospice of VNS. All tickets are available online at www.akrongeneral.org/joy or by calling the Akron General Foundation, 330-344-6888.