Wine & Roses Celebration Benefits Rose Parade Float

First published in the Nov. 11 print issue of the Outlook Valley Sun. Photos by Mary Emily Myers, Outlook Valley Sun

The La Cañada Tournament of Roses Association recently held its Wine & Roses Celebration, where attendees commemorated the organization’s visionary founders, friends, supporters and members.
Lisa Donahey and John Cervenka of Flintridge Riding Club served as emcees of the event that featured wine tasting, a bar, food stations, a live and silent auction, a 50/50 raffle and a performance by the LCHS String Quartet.
The festivities also included an introduction of the 2021 Miss La Cañada Flintridge Royal Court and the 2022 Rose Court.
Proceeds of the event will support the LCFTRA’s 43rd float entry, “Who Says We Can’t?”

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Wine & Roses Celebration Is Saturday

First published in the Nov. 4 print issue of the Outlook Valley Sun.

The La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Association will host its annual Wine & Roses Celebration this Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Flintridge Riding Club at 4 p.m.
The reception will have food, beverages and wine tasting in a casual setting.
The event will raise funds to support the design, construction and decoration of the LCFTRA’s 44th annual Rose Parade float entry, “Who Says We Can’t?” The organization’s entry has been a frequent award-winning float in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade since 1979.
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Wine & Roses Celebration Is Nov. 6

The La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Association will host its annual Wine & Roses Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Flintridge Riding Club at 4 p.m.
The reception will have food, beverages and wine tasting in a casual setting.
The event will raise funds to support the design, construction and decoration of the LCFTRA’s 44th annual Rose Parade float entry, “Who Says We Can’t?” The organization’s entry has been a frequent award-winning float in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade since 1979.
“We are proud to be a part of America’s New Year’s celebration that brings worldwide recognition to our community,” the organization said in a statement.
The float that the LCFTRA has budgeted this year is $130,000.
The cost of the Wine & Roses Celebration is $85, and the LCFTRA expects to raise $30,000 through ticket sales, sponsorships along with the live and silent auctions.
The Wine & Roses Celebration event will also introduce the 2022 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Rose Queen and the Royal Court as the LCFTRA honors the foresight and leadership of its founding members from 1979.
To learn more about LCFTRA or become a sponsor, visit lcftra.org.
LCFTRA will be following COVID-19 guidelines at the event.