New Hampshire Eateries to Serve Up Hope for Cystic Fibrosis

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Foodie event April 9 at Executive Court

Screen Shot 2015-02-13 at 11.34.36 PMMANCHESTER, NH – Tickets are now on sale for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s 9th Annual Taste for a Cure. The food tasting event, featuring some of New Hampshire’s best restaurants, gourmet food shops and bakeries, will take place Thursday, April 9 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at The Executive Court Banquet Facility in Manchester, NH.

Funds raised through this event have helped spur dramatic progress in the lives of those who have cystic fibrosis (CF). Fifty years ago, most children with CF did not live long enough to attend elementary school. Today, people with CF are living into their 30s, 40s and beyond.

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Rosie and longtime supporter Koz from Orchard Street Chop Shop.

The inspiration for the event is Rosie, a 16-year-old high school student who has CF and lives in Amherst, NH. Throughout the year, Rosie does everything that a 16-year-old can do to help find a cure for CF.

Vendors participating in the event include A&E Custom Coffee Roastery, Cabot Creamery, Cupcakes 101, Frederick’s Pastries, Greenhouse Catering, Holy Grail Food & Spirits, Hooked & Ignite, Michele’s Totally Awesome Gourmet Popcorn, Not Your Average Joe’s, Orchard Street Chop Shop, The Peddler’s Daughter, Piccola Italia Ristorante, Ryly’s Gourmet, SALT Kitchen & Bar at Wentworth by the Sea and XO on Elm.

Tickets are pre-sold at $60 each ($30 tax-deductible) and include a sampling of all food vendors present. Mike Morin will emcee the evening which will also feature live entertainment and a silent auction.

Screen Shot 2015-02-13 at 11.44.43 PMSponsors include American Airlines, Survs Up, RiverStone Resources, Ira Lexus of Manchester, Dovetail Dental Associates, Hampshire Fire and more!

Click here to purchase tickets for Taste for a Cure or contact the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at (800) 757-0203 or

On YouTube: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Patient Assistance Resource Center

About the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. The Foundation funds more CF research than any other organization, and nearly every CF drug available today was made possible because of Foundation support. Based in Bethesda, MD., the Foundation also supports and accredits a national care center network that has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health as a model of care for a chronic disease. The CF Foundation is a donor-supported nonprofit organization. For more information, please go to

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Carol Robidoux

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