The CT River Valley Chamber Teams up with the Jordan Porco Foundation for the ‘Bids, Bites & Beer Fundraising Auction’
EAST HARTFORD, CONN – On September 7th, the CT River Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Jordan Porco Foundation will be hosting the event ‘Bids, Bites & Beer,’ at the Holiday Inn Hartford Downtown in East Hartford, CT. The evening will include live and silent auctions, featuring a vast range of items. In celebration of September 7th being National Beer Lover’s Day, guests will enjoy a variety of tastings from craft breweries, in addition to wines, spirits and a full cash bar. Locally-sourced food pairings have been supported by Glastonbury farm Killam & Bassette.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Jordan Porco Foundation founded in 2011 by Ernie and Marisa Porco after they lost their son, Jordan, to suicide when he was a freshman in college. The Auction takes place during national Suicide Awareness week and the mission of the Jordan Porco Foundation is to prevent suicide, promote mental health, and create a message of hope for young adults. JPF is a 501(c)3 non-profit, located in Hartford, CT, with national programs.
Bids, Bites & Beer will last from 5 to 9 PM on Thursday, September 7th. Tickets are $50 and must be purchased in advance. Please register at crvchamber.org for registration and more information, to donate or sponsor, please contact the Chamber at 860-659-3587.
The CT River Valley Chamber of Commerce is a private, not-for-profit business organization formed to foster a strong economy by providing members and the community with relevant services and information. The mission of the Chamber is to promote the business community, the overall economic climate and an enhanced quality of life in Glastonbury and East Hartford. In so doing, the Chamber serves its members and the community at large. The Chamber is located at 2400 Main Street, Glastonbury, CT 06033. The web address is www.crvchamber.org.
For more information:
Travis Dahlke, Marketing & Communications Manager | 860.659.3587 | firstname.lastname@example.org