May 24, 2022

LVVS Wine and Brew’s Fine Food and Festive Crowd Warmed Chilly Night

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Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore held its Third Annual Wine & Brew Tasting and Silent Auction on Friday October 25th, 2013 at Essex Meadows, 30 Bokum Road, Essex, CT. The event was sponsored by Essex Meadows and Centerbrook Package Store as well as Bailey, Murphy & Scarano LLC and Aztec Technology People and drew a crowd of 60 who enjoyed scrumptious food, a wide variety of wines and micro brews and bid on a selection of over 45 auction items during the course of the evening. LVVS Executive Director, John Ferrara noted, “This event was, by far, the most fun and biggest success in our history.” He added, “Thanks so much to our wine vendors, David Reynolds of Essex Meadows and Bob Grillo of Centerbrook Package Store who made this night possible.”

As an accredited affiliate of ProLiteracy America, LVVS is in its third decade of helping people in Valley Shore towns learn to read, write, and speak better English to improve their work and life. These services are free of charge to the student and completely confidential. For further information contact the Literacy Volunteers office by calling (860) 399-0280, email or visit our website at