The 2014 Dinner Banquet: October 10th

Join us for our second annual WAVS dinner banquet, ‘Dine and Discover West Africa’ at 6 p.m. on October 10, 2014. Be a part of helping transform one of the smallest and poorest countries in the world by giving young women and men the skills training they need to get jobs.

At the beautiful Moravia Wines in Fresno, CA, you’ll enjoy West African cuisine, local wine and beer tasting, live music, a live auction, and more. Tickets are $40 per person or $75 per couple. For more details and to buy tickets, click here.

MORE ABOUT THE DINNER BANQUET

Dine on authentic cuisine from Guinea-Bissau and select local wines…

Discover the surprising connection between the Valley and this tiny country’s future…

Two years after a military coup, Guinea-Bissau finds itself at a historic crossroads. At the intersection is one man – Fresno State alumnus Domingos Simões Pereira, who was appointed prime minister of the country in June and tasked with the job of saving Guinea-Bissau from another decade of extreme poverty and instability.

Join us in helping create a brighter future for Domingos’ country on October 10th as WAVS hosts its second annual dinner banquet featuring West African cuisine, local wine tasting, live music from violinist Patrick Contreras, a live auction, and a multimedia presentation about how the Valley community is working with WAVS to give young men and women critical job skills so they can become effective leaders of change in one of the world’s smallest and poorest countries.

Now more than ever, Guinea-Bissau needs the Valley’s support. Be a part of shaping history on October 10th.

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When: Friday, October 10th, 2014; wine tasting and live music starts at 6 p.m.; dinner and presentation begin at 7 p.m.
Where: Moravia Wines (3620 N Bishop Ave, Fresno, CA 93723); 10 minutes west of Fresno off Shaw Avenue. Click here for Google Maps and directions.
What: Dinner banquet with authentic Guinea-Bissau food, wine-tasting, dessert, live auction, music from violinist Patrick Contreras, WAVS presentation
Tickets: $40 for individuals and $75 for couples. Buy tickets here.
Questions? E-mail us at info(at)WAVSchools(dot)org

LIVE AUCTION ITEMS INCLUDE:

A week-long stay at a clean and cozy cabin in the picturesque mountain town of Greenville

Two nights at an ocean view cottage in Cambria

A performance from Fresno’s renowned and versatile violinist Patrick Contreras (perfect for weddings or a party)

A helicopter ride over the San Joaquin Valley

A 10-person luxury suite at a Grizzlies game