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Setting Sail with the Oliver Hazard Perry

Guests attend Homeport Rhode Island Gala


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. 


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