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Sunday: 'Taste of Woodside'

Food and wine event raises money for Rotary Club charities

The eighth annual "Taste of Woodside" event, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Woodside/Portola Valley, will be held Sunday, Aug. 21, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Grace Memorial Courtyard of the Woodside Village Church.

During a wine sampling, featuring wines from Bartholomew Park, Thomas Fogarty, Martella, Ridge, and Woodside Vineyards, guests will place bids on silent auction items such as purses, jewelry, gift certificates for personal services, pet items and services, variety baskets, olive oil, wine, and scarves from Bali, according to Barbara Schmidt, the president of the Rotary Club.

Appetizers will be available from the Little Store in Woodside, Buck's of Woodside, and the Amigos Grill in Ladera.

Following the auction and wine-tasting, guests will partake of a salad from the Mountain House restaurant in Woodside, an entree of Cornish game hen prepared by Encore Performance Catering, and a slice of double chocolate mousse cake from the Woodside Bakery and Cafe, says Ms. Schmidt.

During this time, a live auction will be held for items such as one week vacations to Costa Rica or Bali, and a special collections of wine.

Ms. Schmidt says the proceeds from the event will fund projects in Bali and Guatemala, book scholarships for eight graduates from Summit Preparatory School and Eastside Preparatory School, Rebuilding Together Peninsula, City Trees, the Third Grade Dictionary Project, the St. Francis Center, Thanksgiving turkeys, and various veterans projects.

Woodside Village Church is at 3154 Woodside Road in Woodside.

Go to tasteofwoodside.com for more information.

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