AbilityFirst Festival Has Food, Wine Galore

Julietta Perez, Anita Lawler and Elizabeth Hall

First published in the June 30 print issue of the Pasadena Outlook.

Nearly 400 guests celebrated this year’s AbilityFirst Food & Wine Festival at the historic Laurabelle A. Robinson House.
Guests enjoyed delicious dishes and drinks from more than 25 top restaurants, cocktail bars, wineries and breweries.
Neftali Beltran received a standing ovation following a presentation about the ways he has benefited from the College to Career program.
The event raised more than $200,000 for AbilityFirst programs, serving children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Anthony Vann, Vince Lawler, Brian Hall, Charlie Plowman and Andy Fichau