Dance Hearts/Bells of Freedom held a fall evening of American BBQ and local wine at Rotisserie Affair Catering in San Diego, California on Thursday, October 29, 2020. Many of our Bells of Freedom’s Sponsors and Friends showed up to experience the mouthwatering, family-friendly All American BBQ Fair presented by San Diego’s most experienced and sought after caterer, Rotisserie Affair Catering lead by San Diego resident, Kevin Fisher paired with handpicked wines from Roberto Espinosa and Espinosa Vineyards, Escondido, California with Music for the evening provided by Atomic Groove Productions. Proceeds supported Dance Hearts/Bells of Freedom’s mission to care for local Marine and Navy families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The outside evening venue was presented restaurant style under farmhouse lighting setting the mood for this warm October evening. All necessary measures were in place (social distancing, face masks, plexiglass dividers, etc) to ensure the protection and safety of all attendees, staff, and musical guests. The ‘All You Can Eat’ menu included Tri-Tip Roast Beef, BBQ ribs, pulled pork, rotisserie chicken, tossed green salad, country-style potato salad, BBQ baked beans, coleslaw, garlic bread, and delicious desserts. Paired with the award-winning wines from Roberto and Noelle Espinosa of Espinosa Vineyards in Escondido, it was a night to remember.
But there’s More! Musical guests from “Atomic Groove Productions’, “The Atomic Duo” featuring Atomic Girl Carrie and AG keyboardist/Musical Director Rob, played upbeat background music for the affair, They were joined by a special musical guest, percussionist Monette Marino. What a new and wonderful way to enjoy “Atomic Groove” and support our local Marine and Navy families.
20% of food and wine sold during this event was donated to Dance Hearts/Bells of Freedom’s Emergency Care Fund that directly supports our local Marine and Navy families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
We want to thank Kevin Fisher and Rotisserie Affair Catering for the beautiful venue, Roberto and Noelle Espinosa for fabulous wine selections, Carrie, AG, and Rob of ‘Atomic Groove, Monette Marino, and all of our attendees who came out for a special night to support our local enlisted and their families during this challenging time.
Bells of Freedom is a program of Dance Hearts, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit, tax-exempt organization specifically dedicated to connecting our in-service military men and women to the community they serve in the form of holiday “family” adoptions and emergency help throughout the year. Bells of Freedom provides an avenue for everyday people to connect with members of our United States armed forces to show appreciation through the financial and emotional support of our serving young men, women, and families of the military.