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Women for Shepherd to host wine tour and tasting, deadline to register is April 26

ISSUED: 11 April 2017
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Women for Shepherd University, in conjunction with the Shepherd University Foundation, will host an evening at Big Cork Vineyards in Rohrersville, Maryland, on Wednesday, May 3, at 6 p.m. Shepherd alumnus Randy Thompson and his wife, Jenny, welcome Women for Shepherd and guests to take an up-close and personal look at the vineyard, including a presentation by vintner Dave Collins and a tasting of Big Cork wines.

Tickets for the event, which is open to the public, are $30 and include heavy hors d’oeuvres, a full tasting, and a glass of wine. A cash bar will be offered and a limited number of seats on a complimentary shuttle are available. Reservations are requested by April 26. To register, visit the Shepherd University Foundation’s events calendar at, or RSVP to Meg Peterson at 304-876-6886 or

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 events throughout the year with a focus on both educational and entertaining topics. Participants in these women-centered programs learn firsthand about the current scope and landscape of Shepherd, as well as the positive impact volunteer leadership can have.

To learn more about Women for Shepherd University or joining its planning committee, visit and click on “Get Involved.”

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