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Alphapointe – Seventh Annual Boots and Pearls: Wine and Whiskey

The J. Rieger Distillery was the site for Alphapointe’s seventh annual Boots and Pearls: Wine and Whiskey. Nearly 600 guests gathered for the February 24th event. Partygoers sampled wines, beers, J. Rieger spirits and cocktails, delicious bites, and tempting auction packages. Proceeds will be used to support vision rehabilitation for people with vision loss.

Ola Truelove and Mayor Carson Ross


Jason Craig and The Wingmen performed for the guests.


Samantha and Robb Sapp


Barb Bins, Libby Dugan, and Freda Biggs


Reinhard Mabry, Alphapointe


Jake Mankin

Featured in the April 1, 2023 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Earl Richardson


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