Wine Women & Shoes Charity Event for Ronald McDonald House to be Held on May 11 and 12

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The Dewitt Tilton Group and Woofgang Bakery & Grooming Announced as Title Sponsors

(SAVANNAH, Ga.) Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire announces the 8th Annual Wine Women & Shoes events will be held Wednesday, May 11, and Thursday, May 12, at the Kehoe Iron Works in downtown Savannah.

The Signature Luncheon & Fashion Show will be held on Wednesday, May 11, beginning at 10:30 a.m. with champagne and shopping at the exclusive Marketplace, followed by a luncheon, fashion show and appearances by the Shoe Guys until 2 p.m.

The main event, an evening of sip-sational wines, more fabulous shopping, culinary delights, raffles, an auction and charming Shoe Guys, will be held on Thursday, May 12, beginning at 6 p.m. for VIP ticket holders and 7 p.m. for General Admissions.

“There are few combinations that evoke glamour and fun as much as the perfect fit of Wine, Women & Shoes,” said Bill Sorochak,executive director of Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire. “Savannah’s wine-savvy, shoe-loving women will kick up their heels and sip fine wines, enjoy signature dishes and gourmet bites, and shop the latest shoes and accessories from fabulous fashion vendors, all while supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire.”

This year’s title event sponsor for Wine, Women & Shoes is The Dewitt Tilton Group, an award-winning commercial and industrial construction company in Georgia and the South Carolina Lowcountry. The title sponsor of the Signature Luncheon & Fashion Show is Woofgang Bakery & Grooming.

Ronald McDonald House helps so many families who are in need of crucial support while their children are receiving medical treatment. The Dewitt Tilton Group is honored to support this mission,” said Chris Tilton, president of The Dewitt Tilton Group. “The work of the Ronald McDonald House Charities directly complements our mission to make life better in the communities we serve.”

Proceeds from both events will help fund the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire, whose mission is to create, find and support programs that directly enhance the health and well-being of children and families. Its flagship Ronald McDonald House provides a warm, home-like atmosphere where families whose children are receiving medical treatment in area hospitals can sleep, eat, watch TV or just relax and most importantly spend time with each other and with other families in similar situations. Their other core programs include the Ronald McDonald House Family Rooms and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile.

“Our services are needed now more than ever as we’re still feeling the repercussions of the pandemic,” said Sorochak. “We rely on this event to raise much-needed funds to continue our mission. We’re looking forward to coming together with the fabulous women of Savannah to support our critical work.”

More information about the event can be found at https://www.winewomenandshoes.com/event/savannah/.

ABOUT THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP
The Dewitt Tilton Group, an award-winning construction company in Georgia and the South Carolina Lowcountry, specializes in commercial and industrial construction. The principals, Andrew DeWitt and Chris Tilton have over 50 years of combined experience in the local construction industry. The firm manages every aspect of a project from pre-construction to the final walkthrough. Known for using only highly reputable contractors, the Dewitt Tilton Group brings to the table design, engineering and construction capabilities, which guarantees a smooth construction process for each client. The firm is headquartered at 119 Canal St. Suite 106 Pooler, GA 31322. For more information or to contact the Dewitt Tilton Group, please call 912.777.3404 or visit www.dewitttiltongroup.com.

ABOUT THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES© OF THE COASTAL EMPIRE
One of 365 Ronald McDonald Houses worldwide, each House is an independent non-profit, 501©3 community organization. The Savannah House is governed by a 19-member board of directors and managed by a full-time staff of five. The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities© of the Coastal Empire is to create, find and support programs that directly enhance the health and well-being of children and families. The House has thirteen bedrooms and operates on a waiting list most of the year. The local Ronald McDonald House provides a “home away from home” for critically ill and injured children and their families who are receiving treatment at Children’s Hospital at Memorial, Candler Hospital, or where needed in the Coastal Empire. Since the House first opened its doors 34 years ago in 1987, over 12,200 families have been served. The house currently serves approximately 320 families each year. Although the average length of stay runs 16 days, some families stay much longer with their longest stay being 203 days!

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Tiny House, Big Heart Event to Benefit the CSAH Tiny House Project for Homeless Veterans

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Tiny House, Big Heart Event to Benefit the CSAH Tiny House Project for Homeless Veterans

(SAVANNAH, GA) Service Brewing, Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum and Judge Realty announce the “Tiny House, Big Heart” charity fundraiser to benefit the Chatham Savannah Authority for the Homeless will take place on Thursday, May 4 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Ships of the Sea Museum, located at 41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401. This event is the first community fundraiser specifically for the CSAH, Tiny House Project for Homeless Veterans.

During the event, 21 Savannah artists will be showcasing tiny house artworks that will be auctioned off. Artists participating include: Marcus Kenney, Betsy Cain, Maggie Hayes, June Stratton, Michael Porten, Cedric Smith, Shea Slemmer, Jose Ray, Todd Schroeder, Debora Oden, Christine Hall, Maggie Evans, Juliana Peloso, Tobia Makeover, Pamela Wiley, Harriet Delong, Elizabeth Winnel, Gerome Temple, Troy Wandzel, Will Penny and Daniel E. Smith.

Tiny House, Big Heart

Tiny House, Big Heart

Savannah Clay Community, James Dean (known for Pete the Cat) and the SCAD Metals and Jewelry Club are also big contributors to the Tiny House, Big Heart event along with over 3 dozen community sponsors.

Proceeds from this event will be used for the first land payment of $30,000 for the Tiny House Project. This land will not only provide the future grounds for the neighborhood of Tiny Houses, it will plant the foundation of community and healing for our veterans with resources available such as an organic garden, three clubhouses for community meals, workshops and health and wellness programs.

Chef Lauren Teague of Atlantic, as well as, Big Bon Pizza will be cooking for the event. Army Veteran and celebrity bartender, Sid Lance is creating a special cocktail with the spirits from Ghost Coast Distillery. Guests will also enjoy Savannah’s favorite DJ, Jose Ray, who will be spinning vinyl from the 70’s, 80s, 90’s and today’s hits.

“This event is both educational for our community and a creative fundraiser to help Chatham Savannah Authority for the Homeless raise the donations needed for the land payment that is the future grounds for the Tiny Home neighborhood.” Meredith Sutton, owner of Service Brewing, said, “We have been really lucky to get so many creatives together in one space. All of these artists are volunteering their time and talents to help with Savannah’s homeless veterans. It’s really quite beautiful.”

Tickets are $10, which includes a door prize ticket and a Service Brewing beer ticket, can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tiny-house-big-heart-tickets-32532505600.

Donations can be mailed to CSAH, 761 Wheaton St, Savannah GA 31412. Checks are asked to be made payable to CSAH Tiny House Project with a memo of “Tiny House Big Heart”

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/480782542312352/