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Whiskey Business: Northern Nights

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$205.00 – $10,000.00

Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated annual event, “Whiskey Business: Northern Nights.” This event is a unique opportunity for whiskey enthusiasts, philanthropists, and businesses to network and support the meaningful work of Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation.

As we gather under the starry skies of Northern Nights, nestled comfortably in our seats, we raise our glasses to celebrate the beauty of the night. Join us for an unforgettable evening filled with camaraderie and support for a worthy cause.  All proceeds from “Whiskey Business: Northern Nights” will directly benefit Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation’s ongoing efforts
to create a Culture of Action by empowering communities with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to save a life. Through the generosity of our attendees, sponsors, and partners, we aim to raise funds that will empower us to continue making a difference in the lives of those we serve. 

Be sure to save the date, this event sells out! 

Details: September 20, 2024, from 7p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Old Silk Mill in Fredericksburg

Experience: Guests are invited to indulge in an evening that combines relaxation and philanthropy. Join us for an unforgettable event as we gather amidst Adirondack chairs under the tinkling night sky. Guests will be treated to a enchanting journey, featuring cozy bonfires, stargazing sessions, live acoustic performances, gourmet s’mores stations, and signature cocktails inspired by the beauty of the Northern Lights. Enjoy the warmth of the fire and the camaraderie of fellow attendees as we come together to support a meaningful cause.  Including indulging in tastings of the finest offerings from renowned distilleries, cigar rolling, live entertainment, silent auction, and an open bar offering a selection of beer, wine, and of course, whiskey. 


Whiskey Business is a high-end networking and philanthropic event. Don’t miss an opportunity to get your business in front of hundreds of people throughout Virginia.

We appreciate your support for this incredible event, and we look forward to “Whiskey Business: Northern Nights” to benefit Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation!

Click HERE for full details about the sponsorships available. 

Contact info Veronica Gutierrez, veronica@gwynethsgift.org

Raffle & Silent Auction Donations

Do you have a business, group, or website you want to promote, all while supporting a
great cause? Consider donating an item, gift card, or a monetary donation to
purchase raffle prizes.

All raffle and silent auction donations will be used in our silent auction. Your gift could leverage hundreds of dollars in donations for our organization, all of which are tax-deductible. Some needed items include:

  • Gift
  • Promotional
  • Entertainment

Contact info Veronica Gutierrez, veronica@gwynethsgift.org


Our Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation events are successful in large part because of the tremendous support from volunteers. Whether helping set up the event, organizing check-ins, or any of the other myriad jobs that go into making a
successful event, there is an opportunity for anyone wanting to lend a hand.

Please email Veronica Gutierrez at veronica@gwynethsgift.org with your name,
email, and best number to call you.

*As a nonprofit organization, we kindly inform you that ticket sales are


**If consuming alcohol, please be sure to bring ID. 


September 20
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$205.00 – $10,000.00


Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation


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Title Sponsor $10,000 - Exclusive
Two (2) VIP tables for eight, includes VIP access to a cocktail reception & special premium whiskey tasting. (Total of 16 tickets). Refer to the sponsorship deck for all of the additional attributes of this sponsorship.
1 available
Table for six (6) and VIP Access to Cocktail Reception & Premium Whiskey Tasting. Additional Sponsorship Deliverables - See Sponsorship Deck
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Table of Four and VIP Access to Cocktail Reception & Premium Whiskey Tasting. Additional Sponsorship Deliverables - See Sponsorship Deck
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Two tickets and VIP Access to Cocktail Reception and Premium Whiskey Tasting. Additional Sponsorship Deliverables - See Sponsorship Deck
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One ticket and VIP Access to Cocktail Reception and Premium Whiskey Tasting. Additional Sponsorship Deliverables - See Sponsorship Deck
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Joel Griffin

Chairman & Co-Founder

Joel Griffin is co-founder and chairman of Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation. Gwyneth’s Gift was founded in 2015 by Joel and Jennifer Griffin in honor of their oldest daughter, Gwyneth. He is also an entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist with 25 years of private industry consulting experience and 20 years in government contracting. He is the Founder and CEO of Riphean, a regional growth management firm.

Joel is committed to philanthropy within the region through local nonprofits and organizations that strengthen local communities. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance, Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, Stafford Hospital Foundation, and Germanna Educational Foundation. Joel was recognized for his impact and leadership within the region, receiving the Prince B. Woodward Leadership Award in 2022.

In addition to the regional award, Joel received the Valor Award from Loudon County for his life-saving efforts in an emergency. He also received the Patriotic Civilian Service Award given by the U.S. Army for actions taken immediately and following 9/11 at The Pentagon in 2001.

Email: joel@gwynethsgift.org