Some wine, some cheese and a side of politics will be served up at the Area 4 Democratic Committee of Montgomery County’s ninth annual benefit. Slated for Thursday, Oct. 9 from 7 to 10 p.m., the Wine and Cheese fundraiser will be held at Chadwick’s The Club at Shannondell, located at 2750 Egypt Road in Audubon.

Kevin Dunbar, chair of the Area 4 Democratic Committee, said that those in attendance would be entertained with many activities.

“The evening will feature fine wines, cheeses and hors d’oeuvres, as well as a silent auction and the opportunity to meet Democratic candidates and elected officials.,” said Dunbar.

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The cost for attendance is $75 per person and $110 per couple. To reserve a seat, residents may email or send a check made out to Area 4 Democratic Committee and mail it to P.O. Box 285, Worcester, PA 19490.

Additionally, the committee is seeking any area businesses that would like to help the event through sponsorship.

“If your organization or business would like to be a sponsor of the event, email Area 4 or call 610-306-5649,” said Dunbar.

The annual Wine and Cheese fundraiser aims to benefit Democratic candidates in Area 4, which includes the municipalities of Collegeville, Limerick, Lower Providence, Royersford, Skippack, Trappe, Upper Providence and Worcester.

Area 4 supports the following candidates:

·      Pennsylvania Governor: Tom Wolf

·      Lieutenant Governor: Michael Stack

·      US Congress: Manan Trivedi, Mary Ellen Balchunis

·      State Senate: Kathi Cozzone, Jack Hansen

·      State House: David McKenzie, Rep. Mark Painter, Rep. Matt Bradford, Marian Moskowitz

For more information or to volunteer, please visit Area 4’s Trooper Campaign Office, 2828 W. Ridge Pike, 610-757-4650, or the Royersford Campaign Office, 434 Main St., 484-605-1581. Area 4 is also at, on Facebook at Montco Area 4 Democrats and on Twitter at @AreaFourDems.