Parties & Openings
March 16 - Williamstown
WCMA Season Celebration
March 3 - Lenox
Andrew DeVries Benefit Party
Feb. 23 - Pittsfield
Real Art Party
Eat, Drink and Be Literary: Gala Fundraiser For The Hotchkiss Library of Sharon
Rachel Louchen reports from Sharon. The sixth annual “Eat, Drink and Be Literary” gala fundraiser and auction was held Saturday night at the handsome Lion Rock Farm (home to Trade Secrets), and attracted dozens of longtime library supporters, all of whom noted the important work the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon does for the community. The crowd gathered to support the library (which is open to the public but mostly privately funded), as well as for the chance to bid on some one-of-a-kind items such as a first edition copy of J.D. Salinger’s Franny and Zooey, or a stay in a charming country cottage in West Cork, Ireland. At left, committee member Tom Trowbridge with event co-chair, Barclay Collins.
Chris Robinson and Kathy Robinson; Assistant Director and Emily Bartram with Annie Trowbridge.
Board member Sue Norris and Lyn Mattoon; Darius Grant and Kathryn Gracey.
Sharon residents Wes Sparks and Dennis Margulies; library members Daniel and Lorna Edmundson.
Honorary chair Dorothy Felske started the first library auction six years ago, with Susan Bartsch; Nancy Trowbridge with donors Robert Quinlan and Encarnita Quinlan.
Dick Hayes with board member and ABC News’ Chief Investigative Correspondent, Brian Ross.