Victoria wine tasting event funds literacy efforts

Special event features wine tasting, appetizers and a silent auction

Rotary Club of Saanich, which supports various initiatives to boost reading and writing skills in the community, is hosting Raise a Glass for Literacy on Nov. 17.

The special event, being held at the Blue Crab Seafood House in the Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel, includes a wine tasting of selected holiday favourites, appetizers created by the restaurant staff, and a silent auction featuring numerous goods and services.

Tickets are $40, available by emailing or calling 250-213-3366. The fundraiser happens from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Blue Crab, 146 Kingston St. in James Bay.