2007-05-17 / News

Wine tasting and auction to benefit Newport County women's shelter

The Women's Council of Realtors invites the public to attend their Art Auction and Wine Tasting on Sunday, May 20, at the Carnegie Abbey Club. The preview party begins at 3 p.m., and the live auction commences at 4 p.m. This event benefits the Women's Resource Center of Newport and Bristol Counties.

This is a unique opportunity to spend an afternoon of bidding and sampling wines from Newport Vineyards at the prestigious Carnegie Abbey. This event, with artwork from different genres, will be held at "High Tides," 225 Willow Lane, in Portsmouth. Tickets are $10 per person or $15 per couple. Tickets should be purchased in advance by calling Belinda Nattress at 847-4800.

The Women's Resource Center of Newport and Bristol Counties is one of the six member agencies of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence. They provide comprehensive services to families affected by domestic violence. Services provided include an emergency safe home, a 24-hour helpline, court advocacy, counseling, community outreach, support groups, children's programs and prevention through public awareness and education.

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