Annual IYRS summer gala raises $885,000

GALA GUESTS packed into Restoration Hall on the IYRS campus during the Annual Summer Gala, to enjoy cocktails amidst examples of students' boat- restoration work. The Gala drew over 600 people to the school for an evening of cocktails, dinner, live and silent auctions, and entertainment by Jimmy Buffett and his band. This was the 16th gala held by IYRS.
GALA GUESTS packed into Restoration Hall on the IYRS campus during the Annual Summer Gala, to enjoy cocktails amidst examples of students' boat- restoration work. The Gala drew over 600 people to the school for an evening of cocktails, dinner, live and silent auctions, and entertainment by Jimmy Buffett and his band. This was the 16th gala held by IYRS.
NEWPORT — Supporters for International Yacht Restoration School, which teaches boat-building and restoration, raised $885,000 on July 6 at the school’s annual summer gala. More than 600 guests sampled cocktails inside Restoration Hall, surrounded by examples of student craftsmanship, had dinner under a white tent and enjoyed live music by Jimmy Buffett and his band.…

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