Mission Wine and Spirits & RUSNAK Auto Group to present 6th Annual Wine and Food Affair in support of ABMDR

Los Angeles, July 6, 2016 — RUSNAK Auto Group and Mission Wine and Spirits have joined forces to present the 6th Annual Wine and Food Affair this Friday, July 8, beginning 6:30 pm. The much-anticipated event, to be held at the RUSNAK Rolls-Royce, Bentley, and Maserati showrooms, located at 285 West Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, will benefit the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ABMDR).


Co-hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Vicken and Salpi Mankerian of Mission Wine and Spirits and Liz Rusnak Arizmendi, Vice President of Public Relations at RUSNAK Auto Group, and Andrew Arizmendi, General Manager of Rolls-Royce, Bentley, and Maserati RUSNAK/Pasadena, the elegant evening will feature fine vintage and varietals from 35 wineries, and culinary delights created by Sushi Roku, Café Santorini, Bourbon Steak House, and Porto’s Bakery. Guests will enjoy sipping, savoring, and strolling among a magnificent collection of Rolls-Royces, Bentleys, and Maseratis. Moreover, RUSNAK Auto Group will provide a cigar lounge, where guests will be offered fine cigars along with cognac-tasting, while a DJ will spin upbeat sounds in the background.


Longtime supporters Vicken and Salpi Mankerian of Mission Wine and Spirits have hosted ABMDR’s annual Wine-tasting Event for six years, delighting supporters with unforgettable events that feature fine wines and culinary creations.


“A silent and live auction of fabulous items surely will bring in much-needed funds for this very important nonprofit,” stated Liz Rusnak Arizmendi. “RUSNAK Auto Group gladly supports ongoing efforts of the ABMDR cause,” she continued.


“The Wine and Food Affair will be a beautiful event where our guests will have a wonderful time while supporting ABMDR’s life-saving mission,” said Dr. Frieda Jordan, president of the registry. “We are extremely grateful to Vicken and Salpi Mankerian as well as Liz Rusnak Arizmendi and Andrew Arizmendi of RUSNAK Auto Group for their support.”


For tickets, visit abmdr.am or email jason@missionwineandspirits.com. Space is limited.



About the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry: Established in 1999, ABMDR, a nonprofit organization, helps Armenians and non-Armenians worldwide survive life-threatening blood-related illnesses by recruiting and matching donors to those requiring bone marrow stem cell transplants. To date, the registry has recruited over 28,000 donors in 28 countries across four continents, identified over 3,500 patients, and facilitated 26 bone marrow transplants. For more information, call (323) 663-3609 or visit abmdr.am.