Setting Sail with the Oliver Hazard Perry
Guests attend Homeport Rhode Island Gala
Barbara Pierce and Steve Prime
Bruce Browning, Shirley Hurlburt and Schooner McPherson
D'Arcy and Jason Carr with Campbell and Madeleine Carr
The evening's signature cocktail, the Dunbar Fizz
Eliza and Mary diBara, Jim Harrington
Jean Peterson and Walt Wasowski
SSV Oliver Hazard Perry at sunset
On July 3, guests attended the Newport Shipyard for the Homeport Rhode Island Gala. The guests of honor were the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, a 200-foot long sailing edcation vessel, and Bart Dunbar, chair of the non-profit organization Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island.
In addition to cokctails and hors d'oeuvres, guests – many dressed in orange – were given tours if the functioning ship. In total, the event raised $122,000.
oliver hazard perry,
homeport rhode island,
the bay magazine
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