Aug 12, 2016

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Punch Brothers Concert at Penner Ash Winery to Benefit Children’s Cancer Association

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Live From the Heart: A Special Benefit Concert with progressive bluegrass greats, Punch Brothers, is set to take place at the gorgeous Penner Ash Winery on Saturday, August 20, 2016, from 5 – 10 pm.  Enjoy an intimate evening concert set against a backdrop of the winery’s sweeping estate vineyard views and Mt. Hood.  Chef Scott Dolich, of Portland’s famed restaurant Park Kitchen, will provide attendees with a sumptuous, locally-sourced meal paired with Penner-Ash’s acclaimed, small-batch Pinot Noirs.

The view from the tasting room at Penner Ash | photo credit: willamettewines.com

The view from the tasting room at Penner Ash | photo credit: willamettewines.com

Both General tickets ($125 per person) and VIP tickets ($250 per person – limited to 30 people) are available for purchase, and  100% of the proceeds benefit the Children’s Cancer Association’s flagship MyMusicRx program, which delivers the healing power of music to children facing cancer and other serious illnesses.  VIP tickets include an estate and winery tour led by vintner’s Ron and Lynn Penner-Ash, artist meet and greet with Punch Brothers and a special gift.

Tickets are available for purchase now at www.joyrx.org/punchbrothers

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Penner Ash Winery | photo credit: Rob Delahanty

Children’s Cancer Association leverages music, friendship, play, and resources to create transformative moments of joy for 20,000 children, teens, and their family members each year.  Unlike organizations dedicated to the worthy goal of finding a cure for cancer, CCA focuses on creating joy today.  Their flagship program, MyMusicRx, provides bedside and digital “music medicine” programs that engage hospitalized children of all ages and diagnoses, relieving stress, anxiety, and perception of pain.  Since 1995, MyMusicRx has served nearly 150,000 children along with their families, caregivers, and medical professionals.  Today, it is available daily to 7,500 children in 25 pediatric hospitals across the country and growing.  Children’s Cancer Association. MyMusicRx. JoyRx.org.

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Penner Ash was founded in 1998 by winemaker Lynn Penner-Ash and her educator husband Ron Penner-Ash.  After beginning her winemaking career at notable Napa Valley wineries, Lynn became the first woman winemaker hired in Oregon, when she took the post as head winemaker for Rex Hill.  While at Rex Hill, Lynn and Ron launched Penner-Ash, producing 125 cases of Pinot Noir and Syrah in their first year.  In 2005 they built their stunning, hill-top, gravity-flow winery surrounded by sustainably farmed estate vineyards, where today they produce 15,000 cases of single vineyard and appellation Pinot Noir, Syrah, Riesling, Viognier and Rosé.  The winery is open to visitors daily.

 

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