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Soroptimists plan ‘Savor the Flavor’

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“Savor the Flavor ’99,” Soroptimist International of Carson Valley’s fourth annual wine/microbrew tasting, will feature Nevada talent on Feb. 27 from 6 to 9 p.m at the newly renovated Sierra Nevada Golf Ranch at 2901 Jacks Valley Road in Genoa (formerly Little Mondeaux).

Guitarist George Hanepen, born in Indonesia, was educated in the Netherlands and toured Europe before emigrating to the United States in 1961. Working with such artists as Dizzy Gillespie, Jerome Richardson and David Hardiman’s San Francisco All Star Band, Hanepen’s reputation in the Bay Area grew to allow his group to perform at the Claremont Hotel, the Hilton Hotel and the Fairmont Hotel. He also participated in the Monterey Jazz Festival in 1987 and 1989.

The Chorus of the Comstock is one of 800 chapters in the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America, Ind. There, men of all ages are drawn together by their love of the four-part, a capella, close harmony style of music.

The silent auction will prove to offer a variety of package deals that will temp the connoisseur of cross county ski/apres ski, gourmet food and lodgings from the Eagles Nest, unusual wine and beer, including memorabilia, “Harley” affeccionados, Angel doll collectors, plus many more. Proceeds from this year’s silent auction will benefit the Family Support Council’s proposed shelter for victims of domestic violence.

A drawing for 100 pulls at the $3 Mega Bucks slot machine at the Carson Valley Inn will be held. Tickets for this drawing will be available at the door or from any Soroptimist member. Winner need not be present to win.

Tickets are now available from any Soroptimist or at any of these locations: Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce, Valley Do-It Center, Sharkey’s Nugget, Western Title, Nevada State Bank at Smith’s and Carson Valley Market.

Soroptimist International of Carson Valley is a service club of business and professional women. Fund-raisers, such as Savor the Flavor ’99, support community services and programs, such as the shelter for victims of domestic violence. Tickets and further information may be obtained from Liz Bricker at 265-3539 or Linda Faff at 265-6244.

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