American Lung Association
19 years ago the first Las Olas Wine & Food Festival took place to benefit the American Lung Association. It has grown from a small intimate gathering to one of the most anticipated wine and culinary events. The proceeds still benefit the American Lung Association in Florida It is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. We focus on that and give people a sneak peek of the upcoming festival.
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