The North Shore Giving Circle members invite you to kickoff their year of grantmaking with them over a cocktail and conversation. Join us as we explore the history and the tastes of a fall-inspired margarita and mocktail while learning about the meaningful and rewarding opportunities that membership on the Circle offers.

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Event
Register Below to Receive Zoom Link


You are welcome to follow along with the drinks that will be featured, or make one of your choosing. The featured drinks may be purchased as a cocktail kit in advance and shipped to you, or may be made with your own ingredients from a recipe that will be shared upon registration. Click here to purchase the Margarita package, and click here to purchase the Mocktail package.


Aja Nichols is a professional trainer with a passion for mixology and broad knowledge of spirits, wine, and beer. After 15 years in Information Technology, she left her tech career to find a path in the beverage industry. An experienced bartender, Aja has worked at top notch establishments in Chicago, IL and Albuquerque, NM. She is currently pouring exceptional sparkling wine as a Tasting Room Associate at Gruet Winery in Albuquerque and plans to start her own business as a one-stop shop for cocktail creation and home bar supply in 2022.

Aja's credentials include:

Professional bartender training by A List Startenders, Chicago, IL
BarSmarts certification by Pernod Ricard
Mixology Certification by A Bar Above (anticipated late 2021)