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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Wine is good for your heart

Posted By on Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 10:59 AM

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Next Thursday, Oct. 4, the American Heart Association and the Jack Stephens Heart Institute at St. Vincent are holding the ninth annual Festival of Wines at Dickey-Stephens Park. It's the largest wine tasting event in Arkansas, with 600 wines available. There will also be a silent art auction and hors d’oeuvres from 15 local restaurants — Bar Louie, Boscos, Boulevard Bread Co., Cheers in the Heights/Maumelle, Chik-fil-A, Copeland’s Famous New Orleans Restaurant and Bar, Cregeen’s Irish Pub, Kiyen’s, Outback Steakhouse North Little Rock, P.F Chang’s China Bistro, Salut Bistro, Taziki’s, Two Sister’s Catering, Whole Hog CafĂ© North Little Rock and YaYa’s Euro Bistro. Funds from the event go towards medical research and education about cardiovascular disease. The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $60 in advance and $75 at the door and can be purchased at any Central Arkansas Arvest Bank or Eagle Bank locations, or by calling the American Heart Association at 501-375-9148.

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