Newsmakers
Third Quarter 2012

2012 Salute! A Festival of Wine and Food

The 14th annual Salute! A Festival of Wine & Food was held July 12-14, 2012. This annual event is a benefit for Cottonwood, Inc., a not-for-profit agency in Lawrence that supports persons with disabilities in Douglas and Jefferson counties. The festival is underwritten by Standard Beverage Corporation. This year’s 3 day events were attended by over 1300 persons and netted almost $115,000 for Cottonwood. This is the most money ever raised from this event according to Peggy Wallert, Cottonwood Director of Community Relations and Development. The dates for the 2013 Salute events are July 11-13.

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