Advance tickets available at Historic Fort, Taft College


Tickets are available for the annual wine and microbrew tasting party for the Taft College Transition to Independent Living (TIL) program.

The popular event will be held April 22 at the Historic Fort from 5-9 p.m.

Besides a variety of wines and microbrews available for sampling there will be food, live and silent auctions, entertainment and a guest speaker.

The event is co-sponsored by the Fort Preservation Society and the Transition Partnership Team – the college’s advisory board for the TIL program.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door on the night of the event.

Sponsorships also can be purchased at $125, $250 and $500 levels.

Tickets are available at the Fort and the TIL office at the college.

Finger foods prepared by TC food service director Geoffrey Dunham and his staff will be served.

TIL is nationally and internationally acclaimed program that places young adults with mild developmental disabilities into a two-year, live-in training regime that teaches them to live independently.

The program has a high success rate.

Congress has approved legislation and funding to replicate the program nationwide.