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CROCKER PARK WINE FESTIVAL AIMS TO CRUSH CANCER

Westlake, Ohio (August 23, 2012) – Plans are underway for the second annual Crocker Park Wine Festival, a benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).  Held Friday, September 14 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., in the beautiful park-like setting of Crocker Park, the festival is expected to draw over 3,000 people to aid in the LLS mission.

The Crocker Park Wine Festival will showcase over 120 wines from local, national and international producers as well as select craft beers.  Guests will enjoy musical entertainment from Brooklyn 232, Laura Clapp, The Graphics, Maria Jacobs and The Paul Stranahan Trio as well as delicious food from Zoup! and Great Lakes Cheese.  Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door and include 10 tastings and a souvenir wine glass.  Additional tastings are $1 each at the event.

Sponsors for the Crocker Park Wine Festival include:  Giant Eagle, Great Lakes Cheese / Adams Reserve New York Extra Sharp Cheddar, Crocker Park, The WineBuzz Magazine, Luxury Homes West, Howard Hanna/Bob Szarek and Tori Tedesco Design & Photography.

The Crocker Park Wine Festival is devoted to raising funds for LLS, the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research.  The LLS mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma, and improve the quality of life for patients and their families.  Taking place during the traditional “crush” season in the wine world, the Crocker Park Wine Festival has adopted a “Crush Cancer” theme for the event.

Tickets and more information are available via www.crockerparkwinefestival.com, the Crocker Park Guest Services desk or by calling 330-256-8704.

Produced by Connecting For A Cause, the second annual Crocker Park Wine Festival is a benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  Visit www.thecrockerparkwinefestival.com for more details.