ALTO PASS, IL (KFVS) - The Alto Pass and Jonesboro Fire Departments will host The Southern Illinois Wine-Shine Saturday, Sept. 8 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Alto Vineyards.
The local volunteer firefighters will host celebrity guests, The Discovery Channel's "The Moonshiners." The show's Tim Smith and "Tickle" will visit Southern Illinois in support of the volunteers.
"We've been receiving a lot of feedback about this event and are really looking forward it," said Bumber Gurley, Alto Pass Fire Chief. "At the moment, the Alto Pass Fire Department is 100 percent dependent on fundraising and small grants to maintain our equipment and keep them up to standards. Fundraisers like this will allow us to continue to respond to situations quickly and be there for our communities."
Admission is $15. Proceeds to aide Alto Pass & Jonesboro Fire Departments.