Giovanni’s celebrates food, wine Nov. 19

Join Rockford MELD and Joe and Sue Castrogiovanni—owners of Giovanni’s Restaurant—at “A Celebration of Food and Wine” Winetasting Saturday, Nov. 19 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Giovanni’s Restaurant, 610 N. Bell School Rd., Rockford.

Sample more than 100 quality wines from some of the greatest wineries, enjoy an elaborate display of Giovanni’s famous hors d’oeuvers, and listen to the sounds of Dan Voll.

The evening also includes a silent auction with a variety of gourmet packages and a 50/50 raffle.

Cost is $25 a person at the door, or to reserve a table for eight or more, call Giovanni’s Restaurant at 815-398-6411.

A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Rockford MELD programs and services to help strengthen families and youth in the community.

More info: call MELD at 815-965-8336. For table reservations of eight or more, call Giovanni’s at 815-398-6411.

From the Nov. 16-22, 2005, issue

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