65 Roses Gala

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Due to Covid-19, the Greater Cincinnati & Dayton Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation is excited to announce 65 Roses: LIVE! —a virtual experience, in lieu of our in-person 65 Roses Gala. While we will miss celebrating with our CF community in person at our 65 Roses Gala, we are thrilled to be able keep our eight-year tradition alive and celebrate virtually during this uncertain time.

65 Roses: LIVE! Saturday, October 17th virtual celebration timeline:

5pm - Virtual wine tasting (ticket purchase required)
Join us for a virtual wine tasting with Tramonte & Sons. Tramonte & Sons Director of Sales & Operations, Tommy Quitter, will walk us through the tasting as we sip a red and a white wine paired with mini desserts. Tommy can answer any questions you may have, as well as provide tips and tricks on how to host your own wine tasting, what to look for when purchasing wine at the store, how to read a wine label, etc.

Two bottles of wine and a mini dessert pairing will be provided with each $50.00 ticket ($23 tax deductible).

6-6:30pm - 65 Roses: LIVE! (ticket purchase not required)
    · Research update and a mission moment from a local CF ambassador family
    · $65,000 Rose Champion Challenge

A $65,000 Rose Champion Challenge has been put forth to continue to fulfill the Foundation’s commitment to researching a cure for CF. As of now, thanks to a group of generous donors, the Greater Cincinnati & Dayton Chapter has a total of $45,000 (and counting) in sponsorship for 65 Rose: LIVE!. As the Greater Cincinnati & Dayton Chapter continues to work hard in securing $65,000 in sponsorship, the chapter, along with our sponsors, want to challenge our community to raise an additional $65,000 in donations by October 17th, to raise a grand total of $130,000 toward the 65 Roses: LIVE! virtual celebration. Would you consider donating to our challenge to help make “CF” stand for “Cure Found”!

Download our 65 Roses: LIVE! informational packet to share details regarding this celebration with your family and friends! 

Questions? Contact Franki Meier, Development Director, at 513-533-9300 or fmeier@cff.org.
Thank you to our sponsors!
Chemed Corporation
Honor and Don Page
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Linda and Mark Tefend
Western & Southern Financial Group
Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital