December 11, 2017
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SALTY DOG GALLERY HOSTS AUCTION ON SATURDAY, APRIL 19 TO BENEFIT THE ISLAND HOUSING TRUST

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Judy Taylor painting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Amy Morley
Tel: 207-244-8011
Email: amorley@islandhousingtrust.org

Salty Dog Gallery located at 322 Main Street in Southwest Harbor will host an auction on April 19 at 5:30 p.m. to benefit the Island Housing Trust. Dan Granholm and Friends will provide music throughout the event and wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Attendees will have the opportunity to bid on a variety of silent auction and Former State Senator Dennis Damon will conduct a live auction of about a dozen pieces. The auction includes a gouache painting by Judy Taylor, the artist who painted the mural for the Maine Department of Labor. Additional artists featured in the auction include Roc Caivano, Heather Thayer, Lindsey Hopkins-Weld, and Nicole Herz. Some of the businesses that contributed auction items include Havana Restaurant, Watermark Restaurant, Improv Acadia, Cadillac Mountain Sports, and Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars. Other auction items available for bidding include motor and sail boat rides, music lessons, lobsters, wine and whoopie pies.

Photos and descriptions of auction items are posted at http://www.islandhousingtrust.org/salty_dog_auction.html.

For more information, contact Amy Morley at amorley@islandhousingtrust.org or 207-244-8011.

The Island Housing Trust promotes viable, year-round island communities by creating quality home ownership opportunities for those that work on Mount Desert Island. IHT has created 20 homeownership opportunities since 2008. These homes are protected by covenants that keep those properties affordable to individuals and families on MDI for generations to come. For more info, visit: www.islandhousingtrust.org.

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