Cystic Fibrosis Foundation raises $100,000 at Dallas Wine Opener fundraiser


The Northeast Texas Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation reached its $100,000 fundraising goal at its Dallas Wine Opener last month.

Highland Capital Management sponsored the 10th annual event, which was chaired bySeth and Allison Hare and Brett and Sarah Smith on May 8 at Trinity Groves.

More than 350 people attended, and the event was hosted by Timm Matthews, host ofThe Game on CBS Radio with music by Downtown Doug. Lloyd Cooper of Benefit Bidding LLC was the auctioneer.

Major donors included:

$15,000: Highland Capital Management.

$7,500: Seth and Allison Hare.

$5,000: American Airlines, Chubb, Raising Cane’s and Title Source Inc.

There were live and silent auctions, a traditional wine tasting, and a “stock your bar” raffle.

Wines and beverages were donated by Glazer’s, Texas Ale Project, Naked Truth, Somethin Shady, Deep Eddy, Pour House, Republic National Distributing, Nectar Girl and Starbucks.

Restaurants and bakeries donating to the event were 3015 at Trinity Groves, 303 Grill, Blue Mesa, Luck Dallas, Max’s Wine Dive, Pier 247, Tillmans Roadhouse, Cake Carousel and Food for Thought.

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