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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 brought to you by Decanter Fines Wines. Learn as wine enthusiast, Julie Pedroncelli from Pedroncelli Winery, shares her family’s passion behind their wines, 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.  

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  • 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

    Purchase event or Black Bag Drawing tickets

    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

    Purchase Magnum 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

      Purchase Pilsner 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

    Purchase Spirits tickets

    $500 Stein

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

    Purchase Stein tickets

  • Sponsors

    2019 Vino Scholastico Sponsors

    Presenting Sponsor

    Pilsner Sponsors

    Spirits Sponsors

    Stein Sponsors

    • Advanta Medical Solutions
    • Cushman & Wakefield

    Tasting Sponsors

     

    2018 Vino Scholastico Sponsors

    Presenting Sponsor

    • M&T Bank

    Pilsner Sponsors

    • Access Demolition
    • BB&T
    • Chesapeake Corporate Advisors
    • Chesapeake Plumbing and Heating
    • Coca-Cola
    • Colonial Electric Co., Inc.
    • Daycon
    • Global HVAC, LLC
    • Hamel Builders
    • Harkins Builders
    • Howard Hughes Corporation
    • LG-TEK
    • Prostatis Group, LLC
    • RFC, Inc.
    • Roman Company
    • Sandy Spring Bank

    Spirits Sponsors

    • Abbott & Paine Family
    • Advanta Medical Solutions
    • Cabling Systems, Inc.
    • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
    • Canon Solutions America
    • Dembo Jones, P.C.
    • EMJAY Engineering & Construction Co.
    • Howard Bank
    • Keller Family Foundation
    • Leach Wallace Associates, Inc.
    • Old Line Bank
    • Plano-Coudon, LLC
    • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Retton
    • Rule 4 Building Group
    • Synergy ECP
    • Tensley Consulting, Inc.

    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

    • Absolutely Perfect Catering
    • Allspice Hospitality
    • The Breakfast Shoppe
    • Clyde's & The Soundry
    • Glory Days Grill
    • Grotto Pizza
    • Houlihan's
    • Jailbreak Brewing Company
    • Lib's Grill
    • Putting on the Ritz Catering
    • Ranazul
    • Seasons 52
    • Tino's Italian Bistro
    • Wegman's
    • Whole Foods Market
    • HCC Culinary

    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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