March 27, 2019 Melissa Lamar

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Tunxis Community College Foundation invites the community to “Sip for Student Scholarships,” a wine tasting at Tunxis Community College on May 1 from 5-7 p.m. in the 600 Building, Tunxis Room.

Sample wines from Valley Wines and light hors d’oeuves while enjoying live music by The Green Jazz Band and works from the Tunxis Student Art Show.

The event is one of several annual fundraisers to support student scholarships, programs and other campus initiatives at Tunxis Community College in Farmington.

Tickets are $25, and can be purchased online at, or email [email protected] Tickets will also be available at the door for $35. Those participating must be 21 years or older with proper ID. For more information, call 860.773.1357.

Tunxis Community College Foundation, established in 1970, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization led by an executive director and managed by a board of directors composed of faculty, business and community leaders. Its mission is to raise funds for Tunxis Community College to support scholarships, special learning projects, the arts and student veterans. Visit the Tunxis Foundation website at

Located in Farmington, Tunxis Community College offers more than 70 associate degrees and certificates, providing critical thinking and problem-solving skills that prepare students for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs and employment in areas with industry need. For more information on Tunxis, call 860.773.1490 or visit