Hospital wine tasting slated for end of April

Third annual Wine Tasting for the Cariboo Foundation Hospital Trust is coming up Saturday, April 26.

The third annual Wine Tasting for the Cariboo Foundation Hospital Trust is coming up Saturday, April 26.

A total of 17 B.C. wineries will be participating in the event, co-ordinated by Cheryl Lawrence. Appetizers and music will be provided.

The wine tasting is a fundraiser for the Hospital Trust’s ongoing efforts to raise the $650,000 in local contributions needed to purchase a state-of-the-art digital mammography unit for Cariboo Memorial Hospital, says trust co-chair Richard Nelson.

So far the community, has raised $400,000 for the unit.

The wine tasting takes place at Thompson Rivers University gymnasium, from 7 to 10 p.m. April 26.

Tickets are $55 and available at RE/MAX. Safe rides home will be provided by Cariboo GM and Heartland Toyota.