Companions of the Quaich Christmas Heels Party Calgary Alberta – Scotch Whisky News

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7PM Tuesday December 8th South Calgary Community Association

This year’s distillery is  Ardbeg,  and the theme is giving; giving away heels that is!  Everyone attending is required to bring at least one ¼ full bottle of single malt (a heel), festively wrapped.  These will be collected at the door, numbered and then raffled off after the blind tasting; everyone is guaranteed to win one, and if you bring 2 you’ll end up with 2!  You may not receive exactly what you want, in fact we’re hoping you won’t; that will encourage you to trade with others until you do!

There will also be a silent auction to raise funds for the chapter!  Donations don’t have to be large, expensive, or extravagant; anything will help us on our way…  Jane Cameron is on point, with respect to the silent auction; she can be contacted at jaca@telusplanet.net !  I suggest that you alert her in advance with what you are planning to donate.

I look forward to seeing all of you there, and Merry Christmas.

Slainte!

Date/Time:   Tuesday December 8th / 7-9PM (Formal) 9-10 (Optional)
Location:  South Calgary Community Association  3130 16th St SW (Off 14th St. SW behind the Calhoun Library)

Price (members): $50.00 + At Least one ¼ Full—Wrapped Heel of Scotch Whisky

Price (guests):  $60.00 + At Least one ¼ Full—Wrapped Heel of Scotch Whisky

Registration Payment: Please pay in advance by cheque made out to Dan Allan.  These can be dropped off at the Kensington Wine Market to my attention! *

Registration Deadline: Friday December 4th @ 5PM

Please confirm your attendance and drop off your registration form and cheque by this date and time.  Registration will be limited to 40!
Food:   There will be some appetizers, sandwiches and dessert.

You are encouraged to have a light meal before coming.

Transportation: The event is close to downtown, which should make taxis a good option.

Theme:  Tasting and slides from Ardbeg distillery
1) We will begin by sampling our assembled range of Ardbegs.
2) We will be conducting a silent auction to raise chapter funds.
3) We will raffle off both heels brought by guests and those from chapter events.  Everyone is guaranteed to win at least the same number of heels they bring with them!

Order of events: 6:45 – Welcome/Mingling/Bidding Opens on Silent Auction Items
7:00 Sharp – Tasting & Slides
7:45 – 8:15 Mingling/Food/Bidding on Silent Auction Items
8:15 – Raffle Off Heels
8:30 – Silent Auction Update/Trading Begins On Heels
9:00 – Silent Auction Closes/Winners Announced
9:15 – Open Social Time
10:00 – Event Ends Cleanup Begins
Last Minute Contact:  Please call Andrew Ferguson on his cell 968-1056

If you have any questions or require more information please call Andrew Ferguson @ 283-8000, or e-mail scotchguy@kensingtonwinemarket.com .

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