Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Eating, drinking
for greater good

A number of upcoming charity events allow you to treat yourself well while serving a good cause:

Duty to be decadent

Spend the rest of the year being a responsible professional -- Oct. 21 is dedicated to decadence. The YWCA's Downtown Decadence 2004 is designed as an evening of pampering.

The event, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Laniakea Courtyard of the downtown YWCA, will include champagne and martini bars, appetizers from the in-house restaurant, Cafe Laniakea and a silent auction of desserts donated by local celebrities.

Furthering the pampering, there will be mini-manicures, massages, facials, and color consultations.

Tickets are $50, to benefit the YWCA's economic self-sufficiency and leadership initiatives. Call 538-7061, ext. 234.

Wines for charity

A Wine-Tasting Benefit: The Rotary Club of Windward Oahu hosts its 51st annual wine tasting and silent auction, 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Mid-Pacific Country Club in Kailua. In keeping with the theme, 51 wines will be served, each with a matching cheese, and tickets are $51, to benefit Rotary International's Polio-Plus Campaign. For another $20, taste select wines from private cellars. Call 265-6803.

Savor the Wine: The Arthritis Foundation hosts a tasting of wines, cognac and specialty European beers, 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at Matters of Taste in the Gentry Pacific Center. Tickets are $75 and include food and entertainment. Call 596-2900.

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