Boys & Girls Club of Greater Ventura to Host 20th Annual Garden Party
This signature event is Ventura’s original wine and food tasting event and includes: Agave Maria’s Restaurant; Austen’s Restaurant at the Pierpont Inn; Café Fiore; Cantara Cellars; Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf; C-Street Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach; Divine Events & Entertainment; Dream Dinners; Four Brix Winery; Giessinger Winery; Herzog Wine Cellars; Himalaya Cuisine; Joe’s Crab Shack; Lori’s Original Lemonade; Mimi’s Café; Ojai Ice Cream; Panaro Brothers Winery; Panera Bread; Peets Coffee & Tea; Old Creek Ranch Winery; Plan B Wine Cellars; Rancho Ventavo Cellars; Surf Brewery; Sunland Vintage Winery; The Jolly Oyster; The Ojai Vineyard; The Ojai Vineyard; The Patio Restaurant at the Players Casino; Tupperware; Ventura Limoncello Company; Vino V Wines; We Olive-Ventura; Yolanda’s Mexican Café, etc.
The Garden Party’s Title Sponsor is Fashion Forms. Additional sponsors include: Harrison Industries, Inc.; Sheeler Moving & Storage; C. D. Lyon Construction, Inc.; Montecito Bank & Trust; Players Casino; The Pierpont Inn; City Ventures; Fast Signs of Ventura; RIS (Retirement Income Specialists); Leon Rousso & Associates, Inc.; Pyramid Flowers; County Commerce Bank; Gold Coast Broadcasting, LLC.; Affordable Linen Supply & Party Rental and Ventura County STAR.
The 20th Annual Garden Party experience includes:
- Tasty samples from some of the area’s finest restaurants, caterers, confectioners and bakeries. Sips of fine wines and brews. A silent auction.
- Count Lorenzo’s Band performing live in the garden.
- Caricature artist, Mike Brenenstall.
100% of the event’s proceeds will benefit the youth (6-18 years of age) at the Club’s five centers in Ventura, Oak View and the new E. J. Harrison Family Youth Center scheduled to open in the Fall. The award-winning 75 year old Club features after-school and summertime programs designed to develop the whole child. 2013 is the 75th anniversary year with many special events and celebrations scheduled.