What do you do when you’ve been around for 40 years? Celebrate, of course! This November, we will commemorate four decades of Global Partners’ and World Runners Internationals’ work in East Africa with a celebratory harambee at John Ash & Co. in Santa Rosa, California. Please join us for entertainment, silent auction, exceptional food, and, of course, amazing wine. Contact Global Partners at (707) 588-0550, [email protected].
Where should I stay?
Vintners Inn (https://www.vintnersinn.com), a luxury hotel located on the same property as John Ash & Co, has offered us a 15% discount (2 night minimum). For info on how to book discounted rooms, email [email protected].
Rooms are available at Hampton Inn Windsor (very close to the event venue) for $239/night: https://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/S/STSWIHX-VTV-20181109/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG.
We also have a room block at the Holiday Inn Express Windsor (https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/windsor/winca/hoteldetail). To book, call the hotel at (707) 838-8800 and request the “Global Partners for Development Block.” Email [email protected] with any questions.
What should I wear?
The dress code is black tie optional, which calls for dark suits or tuxedos for males and gowns, cocktail dresses, or dressy separates for females. We are looking forward to getting dressed up to the nines and celebrating with everyone!
P.S. We care more about having you there than what you wear. If dressing up isn’t your thing, please feel to wear whatever makes you comfortable.
Are there any other events throughout the weekend?
Yes! Peter and Noni Verbiscar-Brown have generously offered to host brunch at their lovely house on Sunday morning (10:00 a.m.) following the event. For more information or to RSVP, please email [email protected].
What is there to do in Sonoma County?
The possibilities are endless!
If you’re interested in wine, you’ve come to the right place. Amazing wineries that support Global Partners include:
Williamson Wines (134 Matheson St, Healdsburg, CA 95448)
Viszlay Vineyards (851 Limerick Ln, Healdsburg, CA 95448)
Fritz Underground Winery (Fritz Underground Winery)
Christopher Creek Winery (641 Limerick Ln, Healdsburg, CA 95448)
ACORN Winery (12040 Old Redwood Hwy, Healdsburg, CA 95448)
Merriam Vineyards (11650 Los Amigos Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448)
Sbragia Family Vineyards (9990 Dry Creek Rd, Geyserville, CA 95441)
Pedroncelli Winery (1220 Canyon Rd, Geyserville, CA 95441)
Portalupi Wine (107 North St, Healdsburg, CA 95448)
Dry Creek Vineyard (3770 Lambert Bridge Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448)
Korbel Winery (13250 River Rd, Guerneville, CA 95446)
Francis Ford Coppola Winery (300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville, CA 95441)
* Winery hours, tasting guidelines, and reservation requirements vary.
For more ideas of things to do during your visit, check out: https://www.sonomacounty.com/things-to-do