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  Sweetwood and Williamstown Rotary Team up for Wine Tasting and Silent Auction April 21st
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05:41PM / Monday, April 09, 2012
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We look forward to seeing the entire community come out to Sweetwood for a great cause - raising dollars for scholarships for our college bound students...
WILLIAMSTOWN ROTARY CLUB TO HOLD GALA WINE TASTING AND SILENT AUCTION ON APRIL 21 AT SWEETWOOD OF WILLIAMSTOWN
 
Event Will Benefit Programs for Local Area Youth
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 6, 2012
 
Area residents will have an opportunity to lift their glasses to toast education and a great, fun-filled evening on April 21 when the Williamstown Rotary Club uncorks a gala Wine Tasting and Silent Auction.
 
John Krol, Judy Bombardier, Shannon Sweet - Rotary of Williamstown, Sweetwood of Williamstown Wine Tasting and Silent AuctionThose attending the event, which will be hosted by and held at Sweetwood of Williamstown from 6 to 8 PM, will have an opportunity to sample 16 wines chosen from various parts of the world, indulge in exotic hors d’oeuvres and bid on some fantastic silent auction offerings contributed by club members and local groups and merchants. The money raised will help finance the Rotary Club’s many youth-oriented and educational programs
 
“This is our major fundraising effort,” explained Harry Montgomery, president of the Williamstown Rotary Club, “and we’re hoping it will allow us to increase our on-going commitment to area education and provide more academic and recreational opportunities for area students.”  Montgomery said these include providing scholarships, sponsoring of a Cal Ripken Baseball Team, sending students to a youth leadership camp, hosting a Youth Exchange Student and participating in a joint holiday party for disadvantaged youth with the North Adams Rotary Club.
 
“I’m especially pleased that so many community members besides those involved in Rotary are involved in various ways,” Montgomery added, citing as an example “the great generosity of those who have donated items for the silent auction.”
 
Tickets for the Wine Tasting and Silent Auction are $25 per person. Reservations, which should be made no later than April 18, are available by calling Sweetwood of Williamstown at 413.458.8371
 
Anyone wishes to donate something for the silent auction and receive a receipt for a tax deduction should contact Bob Ware, 413 458-2700, who is co-chairing the event, with Shannon Sweet, Maureen O'Mara, Judy Bombardier, Jack Conklin and John Krol, Jr.
 
FOR FURTHER PRESS INFORMATION CONTACT:
Gary Kriss—917.561.3355
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