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2nd Annual Winterfest Beer & Wine Social Benefitting Runnin’ for Rhett on Jan 18th, 2013!

This year Runnin’ For Rhett has partnered with 50 breweries and 15 wineries to bring you Winterfest 2013! Even bigger and better than last year, Winterfest 2013 promises to be an incredible event!

WHEN: Friday January 18th, 2013, General Admission 7-10pm, VIP entry begins at 6pm

WHERE: Woodlake Hotel Sacramento, 500 Leisure Ln., Sacramento, CA 95815


R4R Race Photo


General Admission *: $35

  • 7pm — 10pm
  • includes unlimited beer & wine tastings

VIP Admission *: $70

  • Early admission at 6pm
  • VIP gift pack with souvenir beer mug or stem‐less wine glass
  • Beer and wine tastings not offered during general admission
  • Complementary appetizers

Designated Driver Admission *: $5

  • 7pm — 10pm * Free non-alcholic beverages provided to designated drivers.

Discounted room rates offered by the Woodlake Hotel. Call 916‐922‐2020 to make reservations and be sure to mention Winterfest 2013!! Must be 21 years of age or older to attend this event.

About the Benefitting Charity:
Runnin’ for Rhett: Rhett Seevers was born on February 7, 1997. His proud parents, Beth and Randy Seevers brought home their bundle of joy to join their family of four. At four months, they were devastated by the news that their little boy had severe cerebral palsy and would face a life full of challenges. They dove in headfirst and learned all they could about his disabilities. On March 13th, 2004, after 7 years of full-time care, love and devotion, Rhett passed away at home unexpectedly with his family by his side.In the spring of 2005, as the anniversary of Rhett’s death approached, a friend of Beth’s introduced her to running. She learned of the 1st annual Shamrock’n ½ marathon. It was ironically being held on the first anniversary of Rhett’s passing. Completing the run was such an inspiration to Beth. The following year, she asked that her friends and family join her. Join her they did; 35 additional friends and family donned the first baby blue running shirts that year. In the spring of 2007, with the addition of an organized training group, over 125 people participated in the race.

On December 7, 2007, the “Runnin’ for Rhett Non-Profit Foundation” was founded. The organization has now inspired 1000’s of youth and adults in the Sacramento area.

In Rhett’s short life, he inspired many people with his infectious smile and will to live, but with his challenges, he could not walk, run or jump – no matter how hard he tried. After Rhett’s death, Beth and Randy dedicated their memory of Rhett to utilizing FITNESS and MOVING to help others – do what Rhett wanted to do so badly but couldn’t.

Our mission is to LET RHETT’S STORY INSPIRE those who feel defeated, UPLIFT those who feel down and ENCOURAGE ALL TO take that first step, like Beth did in the spring of 2005, and MOVE INTO LIFE.

You can find Runnin for Rhett on Facebook here. I hope to see you all at the 2nd Annual Winterfest!!