Come enjoy wine, food and smooth jazz Thursday, October 12th at Bonacquisti Winery, 4640 N. Pecos Street in Denver, to support Seeds of South Sudan scholars attending school in Kenya. A Colorado 501 (c) 3 nonprofit, Seeds of South Sudan raises funds to rescue South Sudanese orphans from the bleak Kakuma Refugee Camp and educate them in boarding schools and colleges in Kenya.
Attendees will hear cool jazz, enjoy award-winning wines and hearty hor d’ouvres. They can purchase African jewelry and tote bags and bid on silent auction items. Funds will support Awan Mawut Mapior, a South Sudanese orphan who has earned an associate’s degree and is working on a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health. A presentation at 7 pm will describe Seeds’ success at educating 150 students since 2009.
What you can expect Oct 12th: An evening of great jazz from the Jazz Hands Foundation Band featuring Tom Capek on keyboards, Rick Brough on bass, Deon Kuhl on drums, and Brian Counterman on sax. Their clean jazz and blues is sure to delight.
Your first glass of wine and hors d’oeuvres are covered with the admission price. Additional drinks will be at your own expense.
Cost: $40 Payable at the door or online at the link below.
Purchase tickets using Seeds online portal, or donate through Colorado Gives or PayPal here. Select Other and fill in $40 or $80, etc. for the number of tickets desired. On the drop-down menu, select “General Expenses” and put “BQ event” on the line below. Thanks for your support!