Piggly Wiggly hosts benefit for The Daniel Project

FROM STAFF REPORTS

On Wednesday, Oct. 1, Piggly Wiggly hosted the first annual Wine Showcase to benefit The Daniel Project, one of the missions of the Paul Meyers Foundation.

Guests enjoyed more than 100 fine wines and local craft beers as well as unlimited homegrown, farm raised appetizers prepared by Alabama vendors.  Mark Kimerell Engine serenaded the crowd to jazz favorites at the Vestavia Country Club.

The Daniel Project honors Daniel Naim Ajlouny, son of Shelby County residents Pamela and Basim Ajlouny, who passed away at the age of 21 from a heart condition known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.  The project begins with an initial mission is to further educate physicians on HCM.

Monies raised from the event will fund a private luncheon and lecture for the Birmingham medical community on Friday, Nov. 7.  As of mid-October, more than $30,000 was raised through the benefit.

For more information on the organization, please visit www.paulmeyersfoundation.com or call Julia Meyers 404-538-6069.