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KINfolk raises money with wine tasting and auction

KINfolk volunteer Cheryl Blackman sells a 2014 raffle ticket to Bob Kaplan during the wine tasting at the Cordrey Center. Blackman has raised over $100,000 to help KINfolk purchase laptop computers for children to keep in touch with teachers or family as they are recovering from their illness. BY DAN COOK
July 25, 2014

The ninth annual KINfolk Wine Tasting and Art Auction was held at the Cordrey Center at East Coast Garden Center in Millsboro July 16 to raise funds to provide laptop computers and internet access to children with serious challenges. KINfolk was founded by  then-Attorney General Jane Brady in 1999, and has served over 85,000 children in 31 states since its founding.

A silent auction was held along with the wine tasting and with a special live auction of fine art donated by artist around the area and auctioned off by celebrity auctioneer Dave Wilson.

Restaurants that contributed to the event were 1776 Steakhouse, Annabella's Italian Restaurant, Big Fish Market, Edible Arrangements, Bethany Blues, Creative Crumbs, The Cultured Pearl, Delaware Distilling Company, Frank & Louies Italian Specialities, Summer House, Lazy Susan's, Bob Evans, Touch of Italy, The Point Coffee House, J D Shuckers, Mariachi's, Go Fish, Rehoboth Ale House, The Starboard, Fractured Prune, Dos Locos and The Greene Turtle.

The wine selection was from Teller Wines.

For more information go to www.KinfolkKids.org.