The Child Center, Inc. is excited to invite everyone to a tasty night out at their annual Toast & Taste fundraiser. Each guest will enjoy a variety of great tasting beers, wines, bourbons, and savory appetizers in a pleasant atmosphere. The event will take place at The Rack House Kitchen Wine Whiskey located at 5065 Hwy N in Cottleville on Monday, September 17, from 6:00-10:00 p.m.

Join us for a festive evening, as guests will be able to eat, drink, mix and mingle all while listening to live music from Bob Born. There will also be a silent auction and raffles throughout the evening. Additional beverages and food will be available for purchase. Seating is limited, so attendees are urged to purchase tickets early by visiting

The Child Center, Inc. is a child advocacy center (CAC) serving children and families in Northeast Missouri. The primary goal of the Center is to ensure that children disclosing sexual or physical abuse are not further victimized by the intervention systems designed to protect them. Services offered include Forensic Interviews, Child & Family Advocacy, Therapeutic Services, and Prevention Education Programs.

“We are not just a charity, we are an essential service to our community and are committed to providing our services to our community’s most vulnerable children”, Sissy Swift, Executive Director, “Toast & Taste is a fun and casual event that brings our community together to raise vital funds for the Center.”

The event is 21 years old and over and the admission is $50 per person. Sponsorships are available starting at $150. To become a sponsor, donate an auction item, or to learn more about attending the event, please visit or contact Lisa Zweifel at 636-332-0899 or

Proceeds benefit the mission of The Child Center, Inc. a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization. The Child Center, Inc. is committed to responding to child abuse through a supportive team approach to reduce the trauma to children & their families. Healing ~ Helping ~ Hope