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Calvanese Foundation Annual Showcase Hosts Hundreds

By August 31, 2023Connecticut, Top News

The 14th annual Calvanese Foundation Beer & Wine Festival at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville on July 27 benefited the Joe & Kay Calvanese Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of individuals in the Southington community through donations to charitable causes, organizations and schools. Co-sponsored by Southington’s Worldwide Wine & Spirits, the event featured samples of beer, wine and spirits from more than 50 vendors, and returning for its second year, a separate Premier Tasting section offering tastes of high-end wine and spirits. Guests paired beverage tastes with food by the Aqua Turf Club, Blackie’s, Smokin’ With Chris, The Lab @Kraftwich, Craftbird, Fork in the Road and more. The Joe & Kay Calvanese Foundation, a 501(c)(3) since 1996, honors the legacy of the late Joe and Kay Calvanese, who founded the Aqua Turf Club, and their long-standing commitment to community.



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