Businesses will present Wine for Hope

Staff report


The 4th annual Bella Nitesh Wine for Hope will be at 7 p.m. April 26 at Antone’s Banquet Centre, 8567 Market St. It will be presented by the Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley and Window Designs & Interiors.

The evening will include wine samples, entertainment by Simply Ed Productions, a silent auction and raffles.

Henry Nemenz has been chosen honorary chairman of the event and will be the first recipient of the H.O.P.E. Award for his lifetime achievement and contributions to the Valley. This award is given to those who donate their time to children and the community. Erika Thomas, WKBN news anchor, will serve as mistress of ceremonies.

Sponsors are WKBN 27 First News and FOX Youngstown, WYTV and MyYTV, radio stations MIX 98.9 and News Radio 570 WKBN, the Lamar Advertising Company, Antone’s Banquet Centre and Minuteman Press —Youngstown.

Tickets are $50 per person and include gourmet hors d’oeuvres, wine tasting, entertainment, fine wines, cash bar and a collectible wine glass. Tickets can be purchased on the foundation website,, or by calling Antone’s Banquet Centre at 330-726-2454.

For a list of information and sponsorship opportunities, visit the foundation website.

The Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley is a nonprofit organization with a mission to champion charitable and financial support and volunteer services to benefit chronically and/or terminally ill children.

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