On Monday, February 26th, at 5:30 pm, the Rhinebeck Rotary Club will host a “Cocktails for Charity” event to benefit Grace Smith House. The event will take place in the Beekman Room of the Beekman Arms in Rhinebeck and is open to the public.
Grace Smith House is a private, not-for-profit, domestic violence agency, providing both residential and non-residential services to victims of domestic violence and their children. Established in 1981, Grace Smith House Inc. focuses its mission on offering shelter, advocacy, counseling, and education to individuals and families experiencing domestic violence, on raising community consciousness regarding the extent, type, and seriousness of domestic violence, and on initiating and taking positions on public policy to expand empowering options for victims.
The suggested donation to attend the event is $15 and includes one free drink and light hors d’oeuvres. Additional cocktails can be purchased at the Beekman bar.
The Rhinebeck Rotary Club meets regularly on Mondays at 12:15 pm at the Beekman Arms throughout the year. The Rotary is a humanitarian organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of others through local, national, and international service projects. Weekly meetings typically feature speakers covering a variety of human-interest topics. Interested guests are welcome to attend. For information on becoming a member, to reserve a speaker’s spot at an upcoming meeting, or to attend a meeting to hear a specific speaker, please call Lou Trapani at 845-876-3088, ext. 14.