Corporate sponsorship, community involvement and educational excellence are all important charitable concerns at Southern Wine & Spirits, Brokerage of Utah division, according to John Klein, Executive Vice President, General Manager of Southern Wine & Spirits of America’s seven Pacific Northwest markets— Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming and Washington.

I. Southern Wine & Spirits, Brokerage of Utah and the Great Salt Lake Chili Affair

The Annual Great Salt Lake Chili Affair is the primary fund raising event for the Salt Lake Community Shelter and Self Sufficiency Center. The Road Home receives the majority of its yearly revenue from private donors who contributed approximately $2.5 million last year.

The event features local restaurants and chefs who donate chili, breads, salads and desserts. Beverage booth options include fantastic margaritas, local microbrews and wine. Live music, dancing, and a silent auction a