A Most Memorable Evening

Sassafras Point was the lovely setting for the Westport River Watershed Alliance’s summer gala on August 11th. 

This event happens with teams of committed volunteers and dedicated staff.  Our success comes from members and guests attendance and participation in our event. The silent auction and raffle is enhanced by generous contributions from local businesses and members who donated superb auction items.  Most fun of all is the inspired bidding!

Many thanks to all who helped make this year’s annual event another outstanding success.  To Doug Reed and Will Makris for loaning their lovely meadow on the upper banks of the East Branch of the River; to the many hard working committees and volunteers for their time and energies; to our members and local businesses that donated superb auction items.  Special gratitude to Wilhelmina’s Catering, the services of Perfect Pour and music by Blues Berry Jam; to our generous food contributors: Chris Schlesinger, Coastal Roasters, Formaggio Kitchen, Green Gal Catering, Milk & Honey Bazaar, Spindrift Soda, Steve Johnson from Rendezvous; Ten Cousins, The Back Eddy, The Bayside Restaurant, and Wicked Kickin’ Savory Cheesecakes; to Sylvan Nursery for their composting services. 

Special thanks to Corporate Sponsors for their year-round support:   ABC Rent-A-Tent, BayCoast Bank, Bittersweet Farm Restaurant, Elegant Restrooms of Rent-A-Jon, Fiduciary Trust Company International, Lees Market, Lees Oil Service, Mechanics Cooperative Bank. Their generosity supports WRWA’s mission and the many projects that protect theWestportRiver’s 100 square-mile watershed.

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