Celebrate Valentine’s Day with “The Perfect Pair,” a Wine and Chocolate Tasting for RPCI

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Buffalo’s own Choco-Logo to host February 13 event in support of  cancer research and patient care programs
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BUFFALO, NY Choco-Logo, downtown Buffalo’s chocolate factory and shop, will host “The Perfect Pair,” a wine and chocolate tasting event to benefit Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The event also helps celebrate the first ever Valentine's Day chocolate sale by Roswell Park's The Paint Box Project®, featuring premium Choco-Logo chocolates.

The event will be held at Choco-Logo, 141 Broadway in Buffalo, on Friday, February 13. Timed tasting sessions begin at: 5 pm; 5:45 pm; 6:30 pm; and 7:15 pm.

Chocolatier Dan Johnson will discuss gourmet chocolate-making techniques and innovations while attendees sip red and white wines and sample premium handmade confections. All proceeds will benefit cancer research and patient care programs at Roswell Park.

Call (716) 855-3500 for tickets. A pair of tickets costs $15, and single tickets are $10. Products from The Paint Box Project’s first-ever Valentine’s Day collection will be available for purchase at the event or online now through Valentine’s Day at www.paintboxproject.com. The Paint Box Project, Roswell Park’s holiday card and gift program, features artworks created by pediatric cancer patients and their loved ones.

The Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, founded in 1991, is a 501(C)(3) not-for-profit organization formed to receive and administer funds supporting scientific and clinical research, state-of-the-art medical care, and patient-related activities at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, founded in 1898, is the nation’s first cancer research, treatment and education center. The Institute was one of the first cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and remains the only facility with this designation in Upstate New York. RPCI is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers; maintains affiliate sites; and is a partner in national and international collaborative programs. For more information, visit RPCI’s website, call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275-7724) or e-mail askrpci@roswellpark.org.  

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Media Contact: 

Annie Deck-Miller, Senior Media Relations Manager
716-845-8593; annie.deck-miller@roswellpark.org