Grand Rapids Sister Cities, Perugia - Italy

Perugia Committee Columbus Day Dinner and Raffle

The Grand Rapids Sister Cities Perugia Committee is hosting a Columbus Day Celebration on October 8th at Trattoria Amore on Alpine in Comstock Park.  The restaurant is typically closed to the public on Mondays but they will be open for this special event.  The food is fabulous and there will be pastas, breads, assorted salads, assorted desserts, and a beverage (tip included) for 25.00 per person.  Dinner tickets are available and all are welcome.  The committee is offering some prizes valued at about 25.00 each and you will be able to bid on by purchasing small tickets and placing them in front of a small bowl placed in front of the prizes you would like to win.
There will also be a grand prize raffle with tickets available for 5.00 each (or 3 for 10.00). Prizes for this raffle are outlined below:
  •  1st prize –  Getaway Spa Romance weekend package for 2 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  The package includes an two nights stay at the hotel with complimentary valet or self parking, a $100 meal credit, a couple’s message at the Amway Grand Plaza Spa and Salon along with a 20 % discount at Plaza Essentials or Plaza Men’s Shop.  (Valued at $600 dollars)
  • 2nd prize –  Authentic home cooked Italian dinner with wine for up to 6 people, cooked in your home by Donatella Battan, Grand Rapids.  Valued at 250 dollars
  • 3rd prize;  Deruta Ceramic Pottery from Deruta, Italy  (Valued at $150 dollars)

For more information or to purchase tickets please email us at or call Bonnie Burke.


Bonnie Burke

Please note: There are a limited number of tickets available for the dinner so please order early.   You don’t need to be present to win in the raffle.