CoMo Events : June Charity Events

Next week Columbia had two charity events that allow you to have fun while doing good.

On Wednesday, June 22 the Columbia Entertainment Company at 1800 Nelwood Drive is hosting a benefit show for Be The Change, a local organization that builds schools in third world countries. On June 30, 20 Columbians will begin a journey to a village in Malawi, Africa to build a library and renovate a school building for 88 orphans in an AIDS-stricken village.

CEC is putting on “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a Tony Award-winning musical about the drama behind a spelling competition. The one-act play will be performed without intermission; the curtain rises at 7:30 p.m. All of the proceeds from this private showing will benefit the mission trip to Malawi. Tickets are available here.


On Friday, June 24th Take A Sip For Second Chance is happening at PS:Gallery. There will be a wine tasting with Master Sommelier Bob Campbell where you can sample over 50 wines from Argentina, California, Italy, France, Spain and
Uruguay paired with hors d’oeuvres from Sycamore. Tickets are $35.00 in advance, $40.00 at the door and include a wine glass. There are 150 tickets per session, sessions are 5-7p & 7-9p. A percentage of ticket sales & wines sold through Top Ten Wines will be donated to Columbia Second Chance.

Tickets are available at Kasmann Insurance at the southeast corner of Garth Ave. & Ash St., PS Gallery at 1025 E. Walnut St., and Top Ten Wines at 111 S. 9th St.

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