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Women for Shepherd to host chocolate, wine, and cheese event; RSVP deadline is October 17

ISSUED: 11 October 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — The Women for Shepherd University, in conjunction with the Shepherd University Foundation, will host a Chocolate, Wine, and Cheese Tasting on Thursday, October 24, at 7 p.m. in the Student Center Storer Ballroom. Admission is $30 and includes a tasting, a bar of chocolate to take home, and a reception.

Zoe Tsoukatos and Petros Tsoukatos, founders of Zoe’s Chocolate alongside brother Pantelis and father George, will discuss the chocolatier process used at their nationally acclaimed Waynesboro, Pennsylvania-based company. The presentation will incorporate a pairing of three of their chocolates with wine and cheese.

Anyone wanting to attend should RSVP by Friday, October 18, to Katie Gordon at 304-876-5524 or For more event details or to purchase tickets online, visit

The Women for Shepherd University is a network of alumnae, faculty, and friends connecting with one another for personal and professional growth. These leaders, by power of their example, support, foster, and promote the advancement of women and women’s issues within the University, the community, and in their own lives. The organization holds a fall and spring event each year. Participants in these women-centered programs learn firsthand about the current scope and landscape of Shepherd University, as well as the positive impact volunteer leadership can have. To learn more about Women for Shepherd University or joining its planning committee, visit

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