8th Annual Twice as Fine Wine Festival Slated for May 6th

8th Annual Twice as Fine Wine Festival Slated for May 6th

The 8th Once-a-year Twice as Fine Wine Pageant benefitting the Texarkana Alzheimer’s Alliance will be held Saturday, Might 6th. The Wine Festival has continued to garner regional assist via the decades in between neighborhood small corporations, bands, and wineries and breweries from all of the state of Texas coming jointly to support the Alliance and their continued fundraising targets.”Last yr we elevated all over $250,000 from our area local community to support the Alliance, and this 12 months we are hoping to raise about $300,000!” stated Executive Director Terrie Arnold.

The Texarkana Alzheimers Alliance is a local nonprofit firm that delivers assist, training, and aid to people who are working with Alzheimers in a beloved one particular. One of the biggest supports the Alliance delivers is their respite treatment that they provide for family members in the space. “Respite care is a support we offer to households who supply sole treatment to cherished ones with Alzheimers. A few times a 7 days we have properly trained volunteers who come in to help assistance our shoppers with Alzheimers. Our clients get to arrive in and acquire social stimulation with other individuals, even though enabling their caregivers to have downtime. Caring for those people with Alzheimers is a entire time occupation, and through our respite care method we are capable to give those caregivers time to them selves, by permitting their beloved kinds to be in a secure nicely educated setting,” mentioned Terrie.

Jeff Loving serves up some thing savory at the Twice as Fantastic Wine Festival.
(Photo by Erin Rogers | TXK Right now)

The monies lifted from the fundraising event goes 100{dd3cf16dc48cbccde1cb5083e00e749fe70e501950bc2e0dea1feff25a82382f} in the direction of the demands and ambitions that the Alzheimer’s Alliance presents to their group. “Fundraising also permits us to give scholarships for households who are in desperate want of respite treatment for their cherished kinds. We are not a health care facility, what we give is simply socialization for our good friends to occur in and be with perfectly qualified volunteers, when offering relief for their caretakers. It usually expenses around $50 a day for our buddies to come take a look at us, by providing scholarships we are equipped to choose care of that burden from people in our region in require,” reported Terrie.

Lucy Haak Bourgeois from Haak Vineyards & Winery

The 8th Annual Wine Competition this 12 months is currently coming jointly. “So significantly we have a full of 27 wineries and one particular beer booth prepared and enthusiastic to occur. We also have a prolonged waitlist for other wineries and breweries from the Texas area on file in scenario we need extra. We also have several bands who have already signed up to donate their time to continue to keep our company entertained on the outside the house of the festival exactly where other regional firms and food stuff vans will be. Our function is a great deal additional than just a wine pageant, it is also a way for family members to arrive out and have pleasurable, whilst supporting community firms,” reported Terrie.

This year’s wine pageant will start at 11AM on Saturday, May 6th and will go till 7PM. We will still be situated at Spring Lake Park in Texarkana and the Normal place is totally free to the community. The wine backyard garden will expense $20 for entry. People going into the wine backyard will obtain a wine souvenir bag and wine tasting glass on ticket buy. If you want to skip the line ahead of time you can order your wine backyard tickets on the internet at https://www.texarkanawinefestival.com.