All In Good Taste Food, Wine, and Beer Tasting Raises $30,000 for ESRI Early Intervention

Wakefield, RI -- Over 125 people gathered at Aqua Blue Hotel in Narragansett on March 12, for All In Good Taste, benefitting Easter Seals RI. 

This food, wine, and beer pairing, raised $30,000 for Easter Seals RI Early Intervention program – which provides services to children birth to age three.

Guests enjoyed tasty food samples from Coast Guard House Restaurant, Crazy Burger Café & Juice Bar, Dell’ Orto Oil, Five-90 Catering, Maharaja Indian Restaurant, Matunuck Oyster Bar, Oceanside at the Pier, Phil’s Main Street Grille, The Breachway Grill, and TwoTen Oyster Bar & Grill; wine from Geaber’s Liquors, Newport Vineyards, and T’s Restaurant Group, and brews from McLaughlin and Moran, Inc. 

In addition to the variety of foods and beverages, guests were graced by the musical talent of Reckless Blues, and consumer moment with Dan and Angela Graney, parents of Early Intervention client Violet.

The live and silent auctions, and Fund-A-Need, hosted by professional auctioneer Mike Salvadore, raised over $15,000, and provided guests with an assortment of packages to choose from including a 'Sophisticated Gentleman's' package of high end cigars and scotch tasting, jewelry, and restaurant gift certificates. 

Special thanks to Cindy Almonte of A Quick Tire Auto Service Center who was this year’s event chairwoman, and our sponsors Wind & Fire Jewelry, Contemporary Theater Company, Bank RI, Crazy Burger Café and Juice Bar, Furey Roofing Co., Hercules Tires, Ocean Mist, Ford Insurance Agency, Lawrence and Associates, Stretch-Tite, and Southern RI Newspapers.

To view photos from the evening’s event visit our Facebook page at,

About Easter Seals RI
Easter Seals RI provides exceptional services to ensure that all children with disabilities or special needs and their families have an equal opportunity to live, learn, work and play in their communities. Last year, Easter Seals RI served early 500 children and their families through programs and services provided. For more information about Easter Seals RI, please call 401-284-1000 or visit  

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