Sunday, April 11th, 2021


Congressman Helps Rotarians Launch 4th Annual Chesapeake Wine Festival

Congressman Randy Forbes spoke to Rotarians and owners of businesses sponsoring the Chesapeake Wine Festival at a recent Rotary luncheon. The Chesapeake Rotary Club's annual Chesapeake Wine Festival was created by Scott Danner and Roland Davis in 2010 and has distributed over $500,000 for club charities to date. This year's festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 12th.

Joel Rubin of Rubin Communications and Rotarian Grady Palmer enjoyed taking photos of the event

The Shopper Account Executive Jeff Barnard enjoyed the luncheon

Councilman Rick West, left, and Councilman Lonnie Craig

Councilman Lonnie Craig and fellow Rotarian Belinda Rodebaugh

Councilwoman Debbie Ritter and attorney Steve Best

Congressman Randy Forbes with Rotary President Linda Doland, Vice President of Old Point National Bank

From left: Captain Chip Chappell, Rotarian Belinda Rodebaugh and Sheriff Jim O'Sullivan

As always, Congressman Randy Forbes attracted a full house

Dawn Glynn, President of TowneBank Greenbrier, and financial consultant Scott Danner, co-creator of the Chesapeake Wine Festival. TowneBank is the lead sponsor of the Chesapeake Wine Festival and the event's logo was created by The Shopper's Karah Angeli

From left: Dennis Elmer of Priority Auto, TowneBank Greenbrier President Dawn Glynn, Sheriff Jim O'Sullivan, former Rotary President Vonda Chappell, Scott Danner of the Chesapeake Wine Festival, First Citizen Roland Davis, Congressman Randy Forbes and his wife, Shirley

From left: First Citizen, immediate past president of Rotary, and co-creator of The Chesapeake Wine Festival Roland Davis, Vonda Chappell (hidden), Rotarian President Linda Doland, and Shirley Forbes enjoyed hearing Congressman Randy Forbes speak

A host of business owners represented their companies, which are sponsoring the Chesapeake Wine Festival