I. Southern Wine & Spirits of Minnesota and WineFest – A Toast to Children’s Health

In 2013, Southern Wine & Spirits of Minnesota is proud to be the lead sponsor of Winefest, whose proceeds benefit the University of Minnesota’s Amplatz Children’s Hospital. According to the group’s website, “Every day, the lives of friends, family members, clients and community members are improved by the pioneering research that takes place at University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital. Behind every discovery is the crucial support of our sponsors and donors. Since 1995, WineFest has attracted thousands of guests and raised more than $10 million to advance innovative pediatric research.”

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II. Southern Wine & Spirits of Minnesota, Target Corporation and Make-a-Wish Foundation

In 2013, Southern Wine & Spirits of Minnesota is proud to support the Minnesota chapter of the Make-a-Wish Foundation, Minnesota Chapter. In this cause, Southern partners with the Target Corporation to help support the group’s activities.

III. Southern Wine & Spirits of Minnesota and Share Our Strength

Southern Wine & Spirits of Minnesota is proud to be the prime wine and spirits sponsor in 2013 at the annual Share Our Strength fundraiser in Minneapolis. This gala event also attracts the support and participation of a number of leading, local area Chefs in the Minneapolis area.

IV. Additional Southern Wine & Spirits of Minnesota Charitable Giving – 2013

According to Mr. Daul, Southern’s Minnesota operation also provides support to the following charitable and community-based organizations: Macy’s Glamarama, where the division is the exclusive wine and spirits sponsor, whose proceeds benefit the Children’s Cancer Research Fund; and CakeWalk, where Southern is also proud to be the exclusive wine and spirits sponsor. Mr. Daul added that he is proud that many Southern team members in Minnesota also make individual contributions to time and money to these and other community-based charities.