Aspen Young Professionals Association 10th annual non-profit fair and wine tasting tonight
For those interested in learning how to get involved and give back to the community — and for those who like wine — the Aspen Young Professionals Association hosts its 10th annual nonprofit fair and wine tasting tonight.
From 6 to 8 p.m., the community is invited to sip wine while engaging with nearly 40 local nonprofit organizations that will have informational booths set up in the ballroom of Hotel Jerome.
The nonprofit groups will inform people not only about their organization and what they do, but specifically how people can directly get involved and help, Aspen Young Professionals Association President Ashley Feddersen said.
“People (in Aspen) really do like to support the nonprofits,” she said. “It’s something that’s unique about Aspen that I’ve never seen anywhere else.”
The 10th annual event marks both the most nonprofits and the largest selection of wine at the Aspen Young Professionals Association’s nonprofit fair and wine tasting, Feddersen said.
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
The 37 nonprofits cover a wide range of areas and interests throughout the valley, Feddersen said.
Some of these organizations include Mountain Rescue Aspen, Aspen Strong Foundation, Theatre Aspen, Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, Challenge Aspen, Aspen Youth Center, Aspen Public Radio and the Shining Stars Foundation.
Three types of red and three types of white wine will be available, Feddersen said.
“Who doesn’t love wine while also learning how we can better the valley we live in?” she said.
Event attendees also will have the opportunity to win one of four raffle prizes — two one-year memberships to Aspen Young Professionals Association and two bottles of wine — that will be given away Thursday night.
The event is open to the public and is $15 for non-members.
Tickets may be purchased online or at the door this evening.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
Business Monday briefs: Job-seeker service open throughout valley; renovated Limelight to reopen in November
Planning on getting back into the workforce or just switching up your career? The Glenwood Springs Workforce Center is offering mobile community office hours throughout the Roaring Fork Valley.