Giving Back

Tasting the Local Cuisine and Spirits For a Cause

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The Westchester/Putnam Youth Symphony, led by Anna Ostrofsky, provided the background music for the evening. Credits: Faith Ann Butcher
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Sue Foote, Beth Lewis and Sue Musumeci of Tompkins Mahopac National Bank came out to support the Women’s Resource Center. Credits: Faith Ann Butcher
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Regina Morini brought her niece Elizabeth Costello to the 18th annual event. Credits: Faith Ann Butcher
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Local restaurateur Rick Menga had offerings from his eateries Char Steakhouse & Bar and Rick’s Seafood.  Credits: Faith Ann Butcher
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Bill Hammond and Sue Kallmeyer were all smiles as they sampled the delicious treats. Credits: Faith Ann Butcher
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Jamie Imperati and her mother Jolaine Lauridsen made the Food and Wine Experience a girls night out. Credits: Faith Ann Butcher
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There is only love between Toni Vulaj, owner of Chophouse Grille and Donna Massaro, owner of The Freighthouse Cafe. Credits: Faith Ann Butcher
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MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Representatives from area restaurants, wineries, flower shops, businesses, friends and individuals championed the cause of ending domestic violence and sexual assault at the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center Hudson Valley Food & Wine Experience at Villa Barone last month. Proceeds from the event will support our efforts to end domestic violence and sexual assault.

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