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Cheers to Txotx!  by Amanda MacLaren 1 Melanie Small and Greg DeKoenigsberg. 2 Christy Brooks and Jeff Gordon. 3 Oval Park Grille General Manager Dominic DeCastro and Chef Todd Whitney.

Black Twig Cider House hosted TxotxFest (choach-fest), the first cider celebration in the Southeast, alongside other East Coast cider houses – Washington, D.C.’s ANXO and NYC’s Wassail among them. Cider producers in attendance included Bull City Ciderworks, Noble Cider, Bold Rock, Urban Orchard and Foggy Ridge Cider. Local names like Watts Grocery, Oval Park Grille, PICNIC, Durham Catering Co. and Rise provided food samples, and Black Twig served a whole, de-boned sausagestuffed local pig from Firsthand Foods. The event benefited Durham-based nonprofit Inspire MEdia Network, an organization that shares inspiring stories – and makes them happen.

1 About Our Name The Sapphire Group at Morgan Stanley

Sapphire is a gem associated with hope, protection, good fortune and insight. It is a symbol of power and strength, but also of kindness and wise judgment. These are also attributes that we strive for every day as a team at Morgan Stanley.

Conservative with Investing

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• Proactive with Service

• Unwavering in How We Care for Our Clients

3 Cindy Corbett, CFP®

Senior Vice President Portfolio Management Director Financial Advisor

Ashley Paonessa Financial Advisor

Ashley.A.Paonessa@morganstanley.com

Cynthia.L.Corbett@morganstanley.com

3511 Shannon Road, Suite 300, Durham, NC 27707 toll free 855 211 1224 www.morganstanleyfa.com/thesapphiregroup ©2016 Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC. Member SIPC. CRC1456969 4/16. Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and federally registered in the US which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

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