Nourishing Community: Food, Wine, and a Sense of Place.
Thank you to all who came out to support CityClub at the gala luncheon on Friday, where we heard an amazing line-up of panelists speak to the unique value in our region in terms of community, local wine and food.
A recent visitor to our city, Frank Bruni of the New York Times writes about his experience of food and community in Seattle.
"To eat in and around Seattle, which I did recently and recommend heartily, isn’t merely to eat well. It is to experience something that even many larger, more gastronomically celebrated cities and regions can’t offer, not to this degree: a profound and exhilarating sense of place....
The region also has a spirit all its own, one that hews fetchingly to certain progressive, outdoorsy clichés; people show a fondness for bikes, beards, tattoos, flannel and all-weather pullovers that lies far outside the statistical norm. For humanitarian causes, too. Nowhere else have I received a hotel bill that included a $3 charitable donation....." Read more on the New York Times site.
Thank you again for your support of CityClub through the gala luncheon and for your support of our amazing region's wine and food.
Yet, even if you missed the gala, it is not too late to join in the next conversation with CityClub. This Wednesday, CityClub hosts a forum on the Washington State Budget. Get involved and let your voice be heard on this important issue. We look forward to seeing you there.
Sign up today and join in the conversation: The State Budget - Searching for Long-Term Sustainability.