The annual Water Tasting to benefit Vineyard House will be tonight, Friday, July 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Captain Flanders house on North Road in Chilmark.
All are welcome at this ever-popular fundraiser. For a suggested donation of $50 at the door, patrons will enjoy hors d’oeurve by Jan Buhrman’s Kitchen Porch, music from Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish and from the Flying Elbows as well as silent and live auctions.
Vineyard House provides safe, sober housing to Islanders in early recovery from drugs and alcohol. On the Vineyard, where alcohol and substance abuse is a dominant health concern, Vineyard House has helped hundreds of men and women. The organization operates three sober houses on Island, including one exclusively for women.