GREENVILLE – Darke County Center for the Arts (DCCA) recognizes Edward Jones Investment Representatives Dave Connelly, Todd Subler, Andria Haworth, Bill Wolke and Ryan Carpe for their contribution to DCCA and the arts in Darke County including sponsorship of the upcoming fundraising event A Taste Of Wine & Jazz XXIV, set for Friday, Jan. 15, 6:30 p.m. at Montage Cafe.
According to DCCA Executive Director Andrea Jordan, DCCA thanks local Edward Jones Investment Representative for their continued support of the arts in Darke County, as one of the first sponsors for this event they truly started the party that has become DCCA’s most anticipated fundraising event.
“The monies generated will help enable our organization to bring high quality performing artists to our community,” said Jordan.
A Taste of Wine and Jazz XXIV includes four wines for tasting, complemented by hors d’oeuvres created by Aaron and Michelle Cox of Montage. “Deron Bell And The Jazz For You Band” returns to bring the party to life. Deron Bell and his “Jazz For You” band, has earned a large local following.
“Deron and the band are extremely skilled musicians who love to play and are dedicated to making sure that their audience has a good time,” DCCA Artistic Director Keith Rawlins explained.
The band’s performance is made possible by the following sponsors: Merry Lee Cross and Shaun Hayes of BHHS Pro Realty; Edward Jones Investment representatives Ryan Carpe, Dave Connelly, Andria Haworth, Todd Subler, and Bill Wolke; Fry & Company; and Kent and Melinda Myers.
DCCA presents a taste of Ireland in Darke County when Irish Wave returns to the Montage on Friday, March 11. Music will be performed by returning favorite Lone Raven, a group that DCCA Artistic Director Keith Rawlins describes as one of the top bands in the Midwest.
“Lone Raven performs an eclectic blend of traditional music as well as their own originals,” Rawlins explained.
Attendees can count on a diverse choice of beers; six tastes and a commemorative beer glass are included in the price of admission. Irish-themed food prepared by Montage proprietors Aaron and Michele Cox will also be provided.
Tickets for each event are $35 each, and are available at Montage, online at www.centerforarts.net, or by contacting the DCCA office at 937-547-0908.
Darke County Center for the Arts presents and promotes performing and fine arts encouraging cultural enrichment. For more information on DCCA contact Executive Director, Andrea Jordan at 937-547-0908.