Keels & Wheels Uncorked Announces MCM Worldwide as Its 2020 Title Sponsor
General Editor: Margaret MacMillan
Publisher: Connie Kwan-Wong
The luxury lifestyle goods and accessories brand, MCM Worldwide (MCM), will be the 2020 Title Sponsor for the eleventh annual Keels & Wheels Uncorked, which will be held Thursday, April 2, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Lone Star Flight Museum. Proceeds from the event will benefit Lighthouse Charity Team and Today’s Harbor for Children.
Established in 2009, Keels & Wheels Uncorked raises awareness for Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance, the largest classic car and vintage wooden boat show in the United States. This year’s Concours d'Elegance will take place from May 2 to May 3, 2020 at the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, Texas. Approximately 200 cars and 100 boats will be on display. Since its inception, Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance has raised over $1.8 million for local charities. It draws thousands of participants and spectators from across the United States and Europe each year. A table for 10 is available from $1200 to $2500. Individual tickets can be purchased for $150. Tickets may be procured online at www.keels-wheels.com or by calling 713-521-0105.
This year’s Keels & Wheels Uncorked cochairs are Catherine Klemowits and Bruce Padilla. The Lighthouse Charity Team will be represented by Lorraine Grubbs.“MCM is honored to be the Title Sponsor of this year’s Uncorked event. Working closely with Keels & Wheels on this philanthropic initiative over the years has been inspiring, and we feel privileged to be a part of this longstanding tradition, now in its 25th year!” says Patrick Valeo, president of MCM.
Guests will begin the evening, surrounded by classic cars, boats, and vintage aircraft, with a cocktail hour featuring fine wines as well as an array of appetizers provided by some of Houston’s finest restaurants. They will include Cut Foil, Brennan’s of Houston, Marais, Merlion, Mister French’s Gourmet Bakery, and Sundance Grill. Dinner will follow.
The live and silent auctions, curated by auction chair, Jennifer Gerdes, will feature lavish packages of fine wines, spa getaways, hotel and resort stays, dinner certificates, autographed collectibles, and much more. Notable artist Taft McWhorter will create an original piece of art for the live auction during the event. Party band, The Guzzlers, will have guests on the dance floor as soon as dinner is finished.
Keels & Wheels Uncorked is made possible with the support of Title Sponsor, MCM Worldwide, and Keels & Wheels Title Sponsors, the City of Seabrook, Texas, and The Jon & Jacqueline Hodges Charitable Organization.
About MCM Worldwide
MCM Worldwide (MCM) is a luxury lifestyle goods and accessories brand. Founded in 1976, MCM’s attitude is defined by the cultural zeitgeist and its German heritage, with a focus on functional innovation including the use of cutting-edge techniques. Today, through its association with music, art, travel, and technology, the company embodies the bold, rebellious, and aspirational. MCM is currently available in 500 stores in 40 countries. For more information about MCM, visit www.mcmworldwide.com.
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