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A Taste of Generosity


January 15, 2016

In Person

Sheraton West Des Moines
1800 50th St.
West Des Moines, IA 50266
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Join us for an evening featuring extraordinary wine, delicious food and the excitement of a live  and silent auction. Plus, keynote speaker Mrs. Ann Romney will share her own personal journey with multiple sclerosis and her mission to end MS.

Event schedule

5–6 p.m. Chairman’s Tasting meet-and-greet with Mrs. Ann Romney (a separate, ticketed event)

Begin your evening with an exclusive Chairman’s Tasting. Special guests will enjoy premiere hors d’oeuvres and some of the most collectable and well-known wines in the world, donated from the best wine cellars. To top it off, Mrs. Ann Romney will be present to sign your copy of her new book (included in ticket purchase).

6–7 p.m. Wine and spirits tasting and silent auction

Peruse spectacular auction items while enjoying fantastic food and exquisite wine and spirits while socializing with other people who are passionate about the MS movement.

7–10 p.m. Dinner, keynote speaker and live auction

Enjoy a delicious dinner while bidding on exceptional wines and one-of-a-kind items in an exhilarating live auction led by Simon Lambert of The Chicago Wine Company. Plus, hear keynote speaker Ann Romney share her own personal journey with multiple sclerosis and her mission to end MS. 

Ticket Information

  • General event tickets: $150 per ticket
  • Chairman’s Tasting including Ann Romney meet-and-greet: $250 per ticket
  • Table of 10 for dinner and silent/live auction: $1,500
  • VIP table of 10 for dinner and silent/live auction (includes 10 Chairman’s Tasting tickets): $2,500

Ability to purchase tickets will be available soon! 

The RSVP deadline is Jan. 8. Questions? Please contact Molly at 515-270-6341 or at molly.severson@nmss.org.


Sponsored by:

John and Mary Pappajohn & the Ruan Foundation

Contact information

Molly Jo Severson


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