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Inaugural Healdsburg Crush Wine Tasting Event Raises a Record $115,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs

Weird Facts & Trivia - 6

On average, the moon is 238,750 miles from Earth, or about 30 Earth widths away.

Not all full moons are the same size. Their size varies depend- ing on whether the moon is at its apogee (far away) or perigee (nearby). The moon is generally 14% bigger when at its perigee.

Healdsburg, CA. ~ Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma-Ma- rin hosted their annual wine tasting fundraiser under a new name, Healdsburg Crush, on October 20th, 2019 on the his- toric Healdsburg Plaza. Net event reve- nues gener- ated a record $115,000 in direct support to 42 Clubs that serve over 10,000 kids in Sonoma and Marin Coun- ties.

Once only a

Pinot Noir event, this year, the wine selec- tion was expanded to include Chardonnay and sparkling wines from an impressive 65 participating California win- eries pouring on the plaza. The 550+ people in at- voted Papapietro


Perry their favorite winery at the event during a People’s Choice contest for the 7th year in a row. In addition to casting their votes, attendees were also able to take home a few bottles (in some instances, cases) of their favorite wines from the silent auction and raffle featuring instant wine

cellars and magnums as prizes. “Like


their full potential, an event of this caliber

youth reach takes many

supporters," said Jennifer

Weiss, Chief Executive Offi- cer at Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma-Ma- rin. “Along with our 24 sponsors and 65 partici- pating win- eries, we are so grateful for everyone who traveled near and far to make Healds- burg Crush a

success.” This event is one of the

most significant fundraising events for Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma-Marin. Also a first this year, 100% of the pro- ceeds will benefit their after- school and summer programs, allowing them the opportu- nity to provide life changing programs to over 10,000 kids every year in Sonoma and Marin Counties. “The beauti- ful Healdsburg Plaza, amazing wines, and incredibly gener- ous people made for a day of fun and tremendous support for the kids in our commu-

“We make a living by what we get,

but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill

“It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” Kahlil Gibran

nity,” said Circe Sher, Partner in Hotel Healdsburg. “This event was the perfect setting to showcase both our wonder- ful local wineries and the giv- ing spirit of our community.” Contact:

Jennifer Weiss,

Chief Executive Officer, Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma-Ma- rin, Phone: (707) 528-7977 Email:


Moonquakes, which originate several miles below the moon’s surface, may be a result of

Earth’s gravitational pull. Engi- neers say these quakes could become a factor if lunar bases are ever built on the moon.

If Earth were one big ocean, the tidal bulge would travel once around Earth in 24 hours and 50 minutes. That’s the time of one moonrise to the next.

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