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Meals On Wheels Event

Written By: Nick Quattrini
Meals on Wheels Event

CORNING - [WENY]     People in Corning had the chance to taste some great wine and help out a good cause earlier tonight. Bottles & Corks on Market Street held a charity event with a portion of tonight's sales being donated to Corning Meals on Wheels. The free event featured over 70 different wines up for tasting, music, and a celebration cake. 
     Corning Meals on Wheels provides door to door meal delivery for area elderly and people recuperating from illness or surgery.
     David Smith, the Executive Director of Corning Meals on Wheels said, "through events like this, through our annual appeal, and through kind and generous donations of those throughout the year, it allows for us to provide for those seniors in the community."
     Mary Beth Maxa, Co-Owner Bottles & Corks said, "its a great opportunity for people to buy now for the holidays, for gifts or whatever it may be and help themselves, and also help a non profit organization at the same time, it's a good event."
     Thursday nights charity event also coincided with Bottles and Corks 20th birthday celebration. Corning Meals on Wheels served more than 54,000 meals in 2012.
     Corning Meals on Wheels provides door to door meal delivery for area elderly and people recuperating from illness or surgery.