Wine-tasting fundraiser benefits scholarship

A wine tasting fundraiser to benefit a scholarship in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences' School of Education will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 at Wine'd Down, Suite 212 in Patton Creek, 180 Main St., Hoover. Participants can sample a special selection of red and white varietals, and non-alcoholic wine will be available.

The event is presented by the UAB School of Education's Zeta Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota to raise money for The Glenda Elliott Endowed Scholarship. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door and are tax-deductible. To purchase tickets contact Mary Balfour Van Zandt at 975-9644 or casevents@uab.edu.