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Vino Scholastico

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Raise a Glass, Raise a Scholarship. 100% of the net profit from Vino Scholastico goes to support college programs and students in need. Without aid, many students would be unable to afford to pursue their education. In 2017, 49% of HCC students received some form of financial support. The Howard Community College Educational Foundation provides funds for scholarships, grants, and programs that benefit college students in a variety of ways. Learn more about how sponsorship dollars are allocated.

 

 

 

The Event

This must-attend event brings the community together to support and celebrate education.

The evening starts with a limited-seating wine presentation. Learn from these wine enthusiasts as they share their secrets and the passion behind their wine, enjoy selected tastings, and ask questions.

To follow, an evening full of fine wines, craft beers, and spirits. The evening also includes entertainment and gourmet food selections provided by local and regional restaurants.

Vino Black Bag DrawingFor $50 receive a bottle of wine and the opportunity to win the "Connoisseur Collection," a variety of distinctive wines, craft beers, spirits, and gift certificates to area restaurants. (collection value approximately $500). Winning ticket drawn at the event, Friday, April 26, 2019. Winner need not be present to win.  

  • Event Details
    Where When

    Science, Engineering and Technology Building (SET) and
    Health Sciences Building (HSB)
    10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
    Columbia, Maryland

    Friday, April 26, 2019
    6:30 – 10 PM Vino Scholastico
    6:30 - 7:30 PM Featured Presentation Tasting
    7:30-10 PM General Tasting

    An evening of fine wines, craft beers and spirits featuring a taste of area restaurants and delicious desserts by Howard Community College Culinary Program.

  • Tickets

    Thank you for your interest in purchasing Vino Scholastico wine tasting and/or Black Bag Drawing tickets.  Tickets will become available for purchase early in 2019.

    Can’t attend, but would like to support HCCEF? Make a donation.

  • Sponsorship

    As a sponsor of Vino Scholastico, you assist the HCC Educational Foundation in providing life changing scholarships for students to pursue their educational goals. The need for financial aid continues to increase.Today more than 49 percent of students request financial assistance.

    $5,000 Magnum

    • Digital ad displayed at event
    • Named scholarship opportunity ($3,500)
    • Corporate link on event webpage and on social media
    • Framed wine table sponsor sign
    • Reserved table for eight at main event
    • 4 Vino Scholastico tickets
    • 6 General Tasting tickets

    $2,500 Pilsner 

    • ​​​Digital ad displayed at event
    • Named scholarship opportunity ($1,500)
    • Corporate link on event webpage and on social media
    • Framed wine table sponsor sign
    • 2 Vino Scholastico tickets
    • 6 General Tasting tickets

    $1,000 Spirits 

    • Corporate name displayed at event
    • Listed on event webpage and on social media
    • Framed wine table sponsor sign
    • 2 Vino Scholastico tickets
    • 4 General Tasting tickets

    $500 Stein

    • Corporate name displayed at event
    • Listed on event webpage and on social media
    • 2 Vino Scholastico tickets
    • 2 General Tasting tickets
  • Sponsors

    2018 Vino Scholastico Sponsors

    Presenting Sponsor

    Pilsner Sponsors

    Spirits Sponsors

    Stein Sponsors

    • Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, LLP
    • Columbia Benefits Consultants
    • Design Collective
    • EMH Environmental, Inc.
    • JMT
    • Lighting Environments
    • Matt Horowitz, CPA
    • Murphy & Dittenhafer Architects
    • NAI Michael
    • Nancy Adams Personnel
    • PNC Bank
    • SRC Technologies
    • The Wendy Slaughter Team at Next Step Realty
    • Williamsburg Homes

    Tasting Sponsors

    2017 Vino Scholastico Sponsors

    Presenting Sponsor

    • M&T Bank

    Magnum Sponsor

    • Mindgrub

    Pilsner Sponsors

    • Access Demolition
    • Charles A. Klein & Sons, Inc.
    • Chesapeake Corporate Advisors
    • Chesapeake Plumbing and Heating, Inc.
    • Coca-Cola
    • Daycon
    • Harkins Builders
    • Howard Bank
    • Howard Hughes Corporation
    • J & F Construction
    • LG-TEK
    • Madison Mechanical
    • RFC, Inc.
    • Roman Company
    • Sandy Spring Bank

    Spirits Sponsors

    • Gerald R. Abbott & Ruth M. Paine
    • BB&T
    • Bay Bank
    • Bright Technologies
    • Cabling Systems, Inc.
    • Canon
    • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
    • EMJAY Engineering
    • Hamel Builders
    • Leach Wallace Associates
    • Matthew Horowitz, CPA
    • Modu-Tech
    • Plano-Coudon
    • Ristorante Firenze
    • SW Complete
    • Thomas & Libowitz
    • University System of Maryland Foundation

    Stein Sponsors

    • Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, LLP
    • Colonial Electric
    • Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny
    • GRANIX
    • Williamsburg Group, LLC
    • Barb Van Winkle
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