Chris Canty Foundation Wine Tasting Monday At Coppola’s In N.Y. To Benefit Children Hit By Sandy

More than 100 wine enthusiasts, philanthropists, and Big Blue fans will join Chris Canty, starting defensive tackle of the New York Giants for a Wine Tasting Benefit for the Chris Canty Foundation, Monday from 6:30pm – 9:00pm at Coppola’s Restaurant (378 Third Avenue).

Registration remains available for anyone, over the age of 21, interested in sampling an assortment of wines from various regions throughout the world.  Sponsors include Encore Wines, The Hotaling Group, Prime Diagnostics, Steiner Sports Marketing & Memorabilia, Wines by Ten Folks.

The Chris Canty Foundation is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to enhancing the total development of youth in our communities.  Working with families and neighborhood programs, the foundation synergistically provides avenues for children to develop their talents and gifts.  By creating an environment in which personal attention and support are given, each child fosters a sense of value and self-confidence.  Given the recent tragic events of Hurricane Sandy, proceeds from the Tasting will benefit children directly affected by Sandy.

“My brother Joe and I are thrilled to host this amazing event, which grants the foundation the opportunity to offer children in need some assistance as a result of Hurricane Sandy.” – Chris Canty of the New York Giants

Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served, prepared by Chef Salvatore Coppola owner of Coppola’s.  Chef Salvatore began training at an early age. As the son of Naples born parents, Salvatore spent many hours in the kitchen learning to cook and refining the same Northern Italian recipes in both of his restaurants.

In addition to the tasting there will be a live and silent auction. Throughout the evening, attendees will also have the opportunity to bid on a variety of silent auction items including sports memorabilia, and two (2) raffle tickets per guest for door prizes. There will also be special appearances made by Canty’s fellow New York Giants teammates.

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The Chris Canty Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the total development of youth in our communities. Our goal is to utilize the platform of sports to affect positive change in the lives of children through mentoring, educational programs, health and fitness activities thus promoting health and well being. We seek to inspire our youth to be in service to our communities and our communities to be in service to our youth by providing support to these initiatives.

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