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VLP Bourbon and Whiskey Tasting

Swirl, Sniff, Sip, and Socialize

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A fundraising event for Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project

Event Information

6:30pm Wednesday, June 16, 2021


MORE ABOUT SUPPORTING THE VLP:
During the ongoing health crisis, the VLP's holistic approach to civil legal services and robust community outreach programs are more essential than ever. Please know that your participation and support will have an immediate and significant impact on the VLP's ability to remain nimble and rapidly respond to the growing legal needs of the most vulnerable New Yorkers.
MORE ABOUT ESTEBAN ORDONEZ:
Esteban Ordonez is the principal mixologist and managing partner of International Cocktail Group, and is a star in the national and international mixology scene. His libations have been featured in the New York Times, Cosmopolitan Magazine, and numerous other publications. Esteban opened the now-famous Amaru Pisco Bar in Queens, as well as the Theater Bar in TriBeCa. His cocktails are poured at some of the hottest restaurants and bars around the country.

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS

PLATINUM SPONSOR

Lisa Braun


GOLD SPONSORS

Caroline Conway and Walshe Birney


Adam Shepherd


SILVER SPONSORS

Lynn Judell


Mark Bibi and Shari Teitelbaum


Marilyn Weitzman


REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

Please consider making a donation to support the VLP's essential programs and help close the justice gap!

SPONSORSHIPS

All sponsors receive the following, commensurate with sponsorship level: audio shout-outs and video signage during the virtual celebration; listing on the VLP event webpage with sponsor logo and live links to sponsor’s website; listing in event materials including invitation; acknowledgement with tags as requested on VLP social media pages; guest tickets; event swag for each guest (tasting kit - samples of two types of Bourbon, two types of Bourbon, and chocolate).

PRESENTING EVENT SPONSOR - $2,500 [EXCLUSIVE]
12 virtual tickets; company/individual logo and/or name announced and projected on screen at the start and end of the event; Presenting Event Sponsor premier placement, with a link to sponsor website, on VLP event webpage and acknowledgement in all promotional materials related to the event; premier and prominent full-page advertisement projected on screen at start of event; special additional swag item for each guest.

PLATINUM EVENT SPONSOR - $1,500
8 virtual tickets; company/individual logo and/or name announced and projected on screen at the start and end of the event; Platinum Event Sponsor placement, with a link to sponsor website, on VLP event webpage and acknowledgement in all promotional materials related to the event.

GOLD EVENT SPONSOR - $1,000
5 virtual tickets; company/individual logo and/or name projected on screen in sponsor listing at the start and end of the event; Gold Event Sponsor placement, with a link to sponsor website, on VLP event webpage and acknowledgement in all promotional materials related to the event.

SILVER EVENT SPONSOR - $500
3 virtual tickets; company/individual logo and/or name projected on screen in sponsor listing at the start and end of the event; Silver Event Sponsor placement, with a link to sponsor website, on VLP event webpage and acknowledgement in all promotional materials related to the event.

INDIVIDUAL TICKET OPTIONS
All guests receive event swag (tasting kit - samples of two types of  Bourbon, two types of Whiskey, and chocolate).

“Double Pour” Ticket - $150 (2 tasting kits & chocolate)          Individual Ticket - $100 (1 tasting kit & chocolate)

Please note, you must be 21 or over to participate. Zoom link will be provided following registration and tasting kit shipped and delivered to each guest prior to the event.
REGISTER BY THURSDAY, JUNE 9th so we can ensure you receive the tasting kit in time.
*We unfortunately cannot ship to you if you reside in Alaska, Hawaii, Utah, Mississippi, Alabama, Oklahoma, Delaware, or Rhode Island. 

Contact Melissa Starr, VLP Senior Director of Development & Strategic Initiatives for more information about the event or for additional opportunities to connect with the VLP.

The VLP is a not-for-profit public charity recognized by the IRS under 501(c)(3). Tax ID: 11-3155182. Except for $45 per ticket or $80 per “double pour” ticket, sponsorships and tickets are tax-deductible. Event donations are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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About the Organization

Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project

In 1990, having witnessed growing disparities of legal resources and representation throughout Brooklyn’s judicial system, attorneys in Brooklyn joined together in founding the Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) to help close the justice gap. Guided on the principle that all people should be valued and provided with equal opportunities and resources, the VLP's mission and vision as maintained to this day: to ensure that the legal system is accessible to those who, because of special needs or the overwhelming burden of poverty, would not otherwise have their rights protected or their voices heard.

The VLP provides direct civil legal services to residents of Brooklyn living at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, assisting them to overcome life-altering legal challenges, including family breakdowns, devastating debt, immigration status, threatened homelessness, and ongoing predatory practices that overwhelmingly target the poor, the elderly and individuals with disabilities.

The VLP values respect, dignity, and justice – fair access to the...

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