Swine & Wine dinner, benefiting youth club, is Oct. 8


The 2022 Swine & Wine dinner and dance benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia — Eastern Shore Club is rapidly approaching, but tickets are still available for the gala event on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Mary N. Smith Cultural Enrichment Center outside of Accomac.

Held from 5 to 9 p.m., Swine & Wine will feature roast pig and chicken plus wine and other beverages. This year the H.M. Johnson Band will provide the music for enjoyment and dancing. A silent auction will feature Eastern Shore art, golfing trips, fishing gear, and many other items. 

Swine & Wine is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Boys & Girls Club. Through this event and other local support the Eastern Shore Club is able to provide services to students in grades K-12. 

Sponsorships are available for Swine & Wine that will help the club meet its mission. 

A $2,000 Whole Hog sponsorship includes 10 tickets to the event. A $1,000 Suckling Pig Sponsor receives eight tickets. A $500 Spiral Ham Sponsor receives four tickets, and a $250 Rack of Ribs Sponsor gets two tickets. 

Tickets to the event are $50 and $40 for young adults 30 years and younger. 

For information on sponsorships or to purchase tickets, email Peggy Shaeffer at [email protected] or call Bill Payne at 757-390-7253 or go to www.bgcseva.org and select Events and then Swine and Wine. 

“You can be assured the funds raised at this event will change the lives of youth here on the Eastern Shore,” said Bill Payne, president of the Eastern Shore Board of Boys & Girls Club.

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