A limited number of tickets remain for Pull the Cork on March 12, an intimate evening of wine and giving to benefit Lee BIA Builders Care.
An exclusive event limited to only 140 guests, Pull the Cork brings the “best of the best” boutique wines and gourmet food to create the ultimate four-course seated dinner, wine tasting and auction. Heath Porter, a 5-star sommelier and proprietor and president of Heathen Wine Tours, will provide an in-depth exploration and heavy pours from renowned boutique vineyards including Beaux Frères Vineyards, Corison Winery, Heathen Wines, LaRue Wines, Maritana Vineyards and Tongue Dancer Wines. The tasting will be artfully paired with a four-course menu created by the culinary team at Crave Culinaire and followed by a live auction with a limited selection of rare magnum wines up for bid.
Pull the Cork will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 12 at Sugden Hall at Florida Gulf Coast University, located at 10501 FGCU Blvd. S. in Fort Myers. Tickets are $350 per person.
Proceeds from the event will support Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA), in its mission of providing emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who cannot obtain repairs through traditional means. To date, Lee BIA Builders Care has helped more than 475 Lee County households and provided over $4.8 million in emergency construction services and materials at no cost to families and local homeowners in need.
Pull the Cork is presented by LSI Companies. Additional sponsors include Busey Bank, Rist Family Foundation, Pavese Law Firm, Southwest Waste Services, Huether Family, Seagate Development Group, Priority Marketing and Ken Sneeden & Associates.
To learn more or purchase tickets for the event, visit PullTheCork.org.
About Lee BIA Builders Care
The mission of Lee BIA Builders Care is to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who cannot obtain repairs through traditional means. Lee BIA Builders Care offers a full range of no-cost emergency construction services to improve the safety and health for needy seniors and disabled individuals of all ages by enlisting the expertise and donated services and materials of contractors, sub-contractors and businesses. To date, Lee BIA Builders Care has put more than $4.8 million in construction services back into the community at no cost to homeowners in need. Builders Care is funded through financial donations, grants and donated services and materials to provide emergency construction services to qualified homeowners throughout the community. Lee BIA Builders Care is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization under the charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association. Lee BIA Builders Care is headquartered at 6835 International Center Blvd. #4 in Fort Myers. Donations can be made online at www.LeeBuildersCare.org. More information is available by calling 239-938-0056, and by following Builders Care at www.Facebook.com/LeeBuildersCare.