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Annual Birthday Fundraiser brings $75,000 for KHS Learning for Life

Birthday Fundraiser for Killingly High School Programs Raises $75,000
A Two-Night Affair Supported by the Cigar Industry

New York, NY (May 30, 2012) – Held in New York City on May 7 and May 8, 2012, the Eighth Annual Michael Herklots Birthday Fundraiser for Killingly High School’s Learning for Life Fund raised $75,000. The two-night affair took place at The Carnegie Club and The Grand Havana Room and was supported by the leading manufacturers of premium cigars and accessories. Killingly High School Class of 1998 Alumnus and Nat Sherman Executive Director of Retail and Brand Development, Herklots raised more than a quarter million dollars for the fund over the course of eight years.
The annual events, which include live and silent auctions, raffles, a dinner and premium cigars, have not only welcomed tastemakers the likes of Chefs Emeril Lagasse and Wayne Nish, Actors Tony Darrow, Arthur Nascarella and Frank Vincent, but also drawn overwhelming support from the cigar industry. This year…

First New York Tobacconists Assoc Stogathon