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Staglin Family Music Festival for Mental Health

Submitted By: Tom Fuller, August 16, 2011
Celebrating 17 years, the Staglin Family Vineyard Music Festival is one of the most important mental health fundraising events in the world, with a sixteen-year total, including grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, approaching $114 million. Last year alone, the event raised approximately $2.5 million to support the research and treatment of physiological brain disorders. Participating wineries historically include many of the "cult" wineries from Napa and Sonoma. Chef Nancy Silverton of Osteria Mozza in Los Angeles will delight attendees with passed hors d’oeuvres during the "world's best cult wine tasting" in the Staglin barrel caves, followed by a special appearance by Congressman Patrick Kennedy of the One Mind Campaign and screen Glenn Close of the Bring Change 2 Mind organization. The celebration continues with an incredible and intimate afternoon of classic hits performed by Dionne Warwick, with a special appearance by award-winning actress of stage and screen Glenn Close of the Bring Change 2 Mind organization. Completing the experience, guests will enjoy fine cuisine under the stars by world renowned chef Michael Mina at the VIP post-concert dinner. Tickets for the lecture, reception and concert are $750. Tickets for the lecture, reception, concert and exclusive dinner are $5000 with table of ten sponsorships beginning at $50,000. Admission to the seminar only is free. For more information, or to purchase tickets or sponsor tables, please call Cindy Dyar at (707) 944-0477 or email or visit All revenue will go to support mental health research projects throughout the nation.