An exceptional evening of curated bourbons and whiskeys is coming this spring while supporting the local cancer community. The inaugural Bourbon for Booty will take place on Thursday, September 14 at 7PM at Hart Witzen Gallery, 136 E. 36th Street, in Charlotte.
Created and hosted by 24 Foundation Founder, Spencer Lueders, Bourbon for Booty supports and celebrates the contemporary, new branding and refocused purpose of the 24 Foundation – a Charlotte nonprofit with a mission to inspire and engage communities to make an immediate impact on the lives of people affected by cancer. 24 Foundation is hosting its signature fundraiser – the 16th Annual 24 Hours of Booty charity non-competitive cycling and walking event – on July 28-29, 2017 in Charlotte.
“Whether you are new to bourbons and whiskeys or an experienced collector, Bourbon for Booty is an exclusive, must-do event benefiting our local cancer community,” said Lueders. “We look forward to bringing folks together for a fun evening with fine spirits and great food, while supporting an important cause.”
As part of the tasting, guests will also enjoy light food pairings and palate cleansers prepared by renowned local chef, Craig Barbour of Roots Catering. Beer, wine, soft drinks and bottled water will also be available. Each guest will receive a custom tasting glass, notebook and education about each spirit before individual pours and sampling guidance. Bourbon for Booty will also feature a silent auction and studio tours from artists in residence at Hart Witzen gallery.
For those seeking the ultimate VIP experience, Bourbon for Booty has secured a bottle of one of the most sought-after labels in Kentucky bourbon whiskey: Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 20 Year Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Only 20 tickets are available for this special tasting with Lueders, award-winning Charlotte distiller Ollie Mulligan, and other guests and celebrities. Tickets for the Pappy VIP Experience are an additional $100 and can be purchased at www.bourbonforbooty.com.
“We’re very excited for Bourbon for Booty and appreciate Spencer [Lueders] for organizing this fantastic event, which is sure to become a great annual tradition,” said Mallory Walsh, executive director of 24 Foundation. “Fundraisers such as this are vital to our mission and help change the course of cancer navigation and survivorship.”
About 24 Foundation
24 Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit charity located in Charlotte, N.C. with a mission to inspire and engage communities to make an immediate impact on the lives of people affected by cancer. Funds raised support organizations dedicated to cancer navigation and survivorship including: Carolinas HealthCare System’s Levine Cancer Institute, Levine Children’s Hospital, the Keep Pounding Fund, Queens University of Charlotte, and the LIVESTRONG Foundation. 24 Foundation provides charity non-competitive cycling and walking events – in Charlotte, N.C., Baltimore, MD., and Indianapolis, IN – that are safe, fun and open to all levels of cycling and walking abilities. For more information, call 704-365-4417 or visit www.24foundation.org.
About 24 Hours of Booty
24 Hours of Booty is a non-competitive charity cycling and walking event on Charlotte’s famed “Booty Loop” in Myers Park. Since 2001, more than 17,000 participants have raised $17 million to support local and national cancer navigation and survivorship programs and services. The 16th Annual 24 Hours of Booty will take place Friday, July 28-Saturday, July 29, 2017. For more information, call 704-365-4417 or visit www.24foundation.org.
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Heather Sackett – 24 Foundation – 704-365-4417
Jenni Walker – Walker PR Group – 704-649-6571