Paradiso cancer fundraiser set for Sunday

For the third consecutive year,Paul Esposito is opening his property in order to help raise funds for the BC Cancer Foundation.

The public has a chance to experience a “touch of Tuscany” as they stroll through the Paradiso vineyard in Abbotsford on Sunday.

For the third consecutive year, local businessman Paul Esposito is opening his property in order to help raise funds for the BC Cancer Foundation.

All monies raised stay in Abbotsford.

The event takes place Sunday, Sept. 23. From 1-2:30 p.m. guests can wander through the vineyard. Then, from 2-5 p.m., they take part in the silent and live auctions, wine tasting, socializing and other events at the Phoenix Lounge.

Tickets are $50 each.

“The funds are going to the BC Cancer agency in Abbotsford,” explained Rachel Mitchell, development officer of special events for the Cancer Foundation.

She said eight wineries are taking part in the event. For tickets call Mitchell at 604-851-4736 or go online at bccancerfoundation.com/paradiso.

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