Read Between the Wines 2023

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Read Between the Wines 2023

On Thursday, October 5, the Friends of the Library hosted their popular Read Between the Wines Event from 6 - 10 PM at the Grafton-Midview Public Library. The Friends had an amazing evening planned with wine, live entertainment by Stan Miller, food, Chinese raffles, door prizes, diamond raffle sponsored by Village Jewelry, and more. There were over 90 baskets and 11 showcase raffles. The winners of the Showcase raffles are as follows:

Veranda Bistro and Bar - John Raymond
Bruno's Chef Dinner - Jim Ries
Chatty's Tavern - Adele Straub
Moen Bathroom Refresh - Krista VarVeen
Gary Twining Wine Tasting - Angela Gassman
Balsam Hollow Cabin - Adele Straub
Burnette Septic Service - Scott Jalowiec
Plas Teeth Whitening - Carol Harold
Lorain County Golf Basket - Judy Pulito
Original Painting - Rachel Lilley
Village Jewelers Diamond - Allie Pulito

Sponsorships and Donations

The Friends of the Grafton-Midview Public Library would like to thank all who participate in our fundraising events. It is with your help we can secure the future of our Library and invest in our Midview community now and for generations to come.

The following are individuals and organizations who sponsored the 2023 Read Between the Wines.

Friends of GMPL Sponsors - Donors who give between $50 - $249
Adele & Erix Infante
Beriswell Insurance Agency Inc.
Bullseye Firearms
Custom Chrome Plating Inc.
Grafton VFW Auxiliary Post 3341
Kiwanis Club of Midview
Pro Edge Pools LLC
ProTech Automotive
Ted & Tracy Schriver

Charles Dickens Sponsors - Donors who give between $250 - $499
44 Stronger/15:13 Fitness
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC
Brentwood Golf course
Corrigan Krause
Dragway 42
Farmers Insurance/Janowski Agency
Fox Veterinary Hospital, Inc.
Grafton Mower Service
Lorain Medina Rural Electric Corporation
State Farm Insurance
Pulito and Associates, LLC
Smith & Schmidt Agency, Allstate Insurance
State Farm Insurance/Donnell Taylor
UH Tri-City Family Medicine, Elyria - Brad Barker

Jane Austin Sponsors - Donors who give between $500 - $999
Angie & Ed Carter
Anonymous Donor
Historic Grafton School
Jennifer Heron-Underwood
Raymond's Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning
Village of Grafton

Mark Twain Sponsors - Donors who give between $1000 - $2499
Dale Yost Construction
Ross Environmental

William Shakespeare Sponsors - Donors who give between $2500 - $4999
Forever Friends Pet Care Center & Hospital in memory of Larry Forthofer, DVM



This brief video, created by StanFPV, was produced after our Friends Read Between the Wines event. We're so happy to have this great video to remember this epic event. Email Stan if you're interested in using his services on drone productions. You can also visit Stan's website here.