Can-Do Spirit Takes Over Benny Chows for Sold-Out Wine Dinner

Can-Do Spirit Takes Over Benny Chows for Sold-Out Wine Dinner

Ryan Arnold, Elizabeth Yost, Marial Biard, Bear Biard

THE THIRD ANNUAL Hope Uncorked event had vino-lovers popping bottles at Benny Chows in the name of CanCare! The sold-out wine dinner and auction took over the entire Washington Avenue restaurant and raised an impressive $90,000 for the organization.


Upon arrival, guests were greeted with a glass of Madame Zero Champagne, then proceeded to take a seat for dinner. Each table was helmed by a wine host, who provided incredible vintages from their own personal cellars to complement Chef Jett Hurapon's four-course meal.

Before the highly anticipated auction began, Megan Vondra took to the mic to speak about her personal journey with cancer, and how important it is to have a fellow survivor by your side after receiving the devastating diagnosis. CanCare's mission is to provide anyone facing cancer with a survivor to usher them through the difficult chapter. We'll raise a glass to that.

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