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'Autumn on the Dock' to Be Held at Newly Reopened Dock & Dine

Published September 11. 2012 4:00AM   Updated September 25. 2012 1:57PM

Autumn on the Dock to Be Held at Newly Reopened Dock & Dine

Press release from the Estuary Council of Seniors, Inc.

The Estuary Council of Seniors, Inc., presents its eighth annual Autumn on the Dock"fundraiser at the newly reopened Dock & Dine Restaurant at Saybrook Point

(145 College Street, Old Saybrook) from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday,

Sept. 30. The evening will include live and silent auctions, wine tasting, and hors d'oeuvres. Among the hundreds of items to be auctioned off are a one-week stay at a Long Island Sound waterfront cottage, romantic getaways, a firetruck birthday party, theater tickets, a classic cocktail party for 20, hot air ballooning with champagne, an eight-hour carpentry workmanship, and jewelry, and more.

This year's honorary chair is Bill McLaughlin. Sponsors are: Platinum Sponsor and Host-Ryders Health Management. Gold Sponsors-Middlesex Hospital, Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale. Silver Sponsors-Rachel Thomas Real Estate, Tri-State Maintenance, Essex Savings Bank, The Wine Cask-Kim and Dick Ertelt, and Sharon and Alan Howell. Bronze Sponsors-Friend of the Estuary, Guilford Savings Bank, Clark Group, Gladeview Rehab & Health Care, Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, Safety Zone. Friends-Essex Meadows, Gentiva Home Health, Middlesex Hospital Homecare, Webster Bank, Gulls Way Travel, and Roberts Physical Therapy. In-kind donations were made by Ciel Printing, Longcat Graphics, BLR, and Outthink.

This event benefits the Esturary's Meals on Wheels and senior nutrition programs, which served 92,000 meals to more than 1,700 individuals last year. For information about the event, sponsorship opportunities, and to purchase tickets ($40 per person), call 860-388-1611. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Photos courtesy of Sandy Hart

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