Presenters Gruene Hall and KNBT 92.1 FM among sponsors were thrilled to donate a combined $173,945.98 to United Way. The 31st Annual Gruene Music & Wine Festival donation is a record-breaking sum for the four-day festival which was held October 5-8. $143,741.12 of the proceeds from events held Thursday, October 5th through Saturday, October 7th were donated to the local United Way of Comal County, while the remaining $30,204.86 of proceeds from Sunday, October 8th‘s event were donated to United Way of the Coastal Bend to aid in Harvey disaster relief.
Held annually at The Grapevine and Gruene Hall in Gruene Historic District, Gruene Music & Wine Festival features the best in live music, food, wine and beer, all the while raising funds for multiple charities through United Way.
“After seeing the devastation throughout the state of Texas, we really wanted to be able to do something to help,” said Gruene Hall owner Pat Molak. “Donating to the United Way of the Coastal Bend will allow some of the proceeds to go directly to cities like Port Aransas, Aransas Pass and Rockport that were hit hard.”
The festival features four days with four distinct events: GMWF Kickoff Event, Rockin’ with Texas Wine & Food, Texas Tastings & Tunes and a Texas Craft Beer & Music Fest. For more information on the event, please visit www.gruenemusicandwinefest.org.
The United Way of Comal County works to provide funding to support 27 local health and human care service agencies, including the American Red Cross, the Comal County Child Welfare Board, Girl Scouts, St. Jude’s Ranch and the YMCA.
The United Way of the Coastal Bend will distribute funds directly to trusted partners providing relief support to storm victims and in long-term rebuilding efforts.
The 31st Annual Gruene Music & Wine Festival presented by Gruene Hall and KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels was sponsored by The Grapevine, Chase Bank, M&S Companies, New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, Mission Hill Apartments, Texas Hill Country Wineries and The Ammo Group.
Pictured (left to right): Tiffany Mayne (KNBT), Mattson Rainer (KNBT, General Manager), Mary Jane Nalley (Gruene Hall, Co-owner), Brian Meuth (M&S Engineering), Diana Medlock (Chase Bank), Chris Snider (United Way of Comal County), Terri Robinson (United Way of Comal County) and James Conn (United Way of Comal County)
We’d like to thank Tri-City Distributors for their continued generosity!
They continue to help Comal County by being one of the top local workplace campaign donors.
Come support your community while having a great time!
All tickets purchased at the gate on November 6, 2018 benefit the United Way of Comal County. Or you can purchase your Monday night tickets from any United Way staff member. Just call 830-620-7760.
Tickets for Monday night are only $8, if purchased directly from United Way of Comal County.
For more information, call 830-620-7760.
See you Monday night at Wurstfest!
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and River City Advocacy is hosting their 2nd annual “To Heck With The Blues” fundraiser.
The funds raised will help us to continue to provide art therapy, support groups, life skills workshops, and affordable individual, couples, and family counseling for children, teens, and adults.
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