Tea Holds Annual Dock Party

July 30, 2013

On July 18, (TEA) The Esplanade Association held its Annual Dock Party on the Community Boating docks.

As in years past, the event was a great success.  Everyone had an amazing time, and the party helped to raise almost $10,000 for the organization.

This year, 250 attendees gathered for a night of dinner, drinks and dancing on the docks.  Due to a high demand, tickets sold out a week in advance, and despite the heat, the party was packed and lively.

DJ Matt McCord volunteered his services and provided a great soundtrack for the evening. Guests enjoyed a buffet style dinner catered by the Esplanade Café, along with beer donated by Sam Adams, seltzer water donated by Polar Beverages and a selection of summer wines. For dessert, ING Financial sponsored a delicious variety of mini-cupcakes from Curly Cakes bakery.

In addition to proceeds from tickets, more than $1,000 was raised through a live raffle that gave attendees the opportunity to enter to win three separate prize-packages.  Prizes included four Red Sox tickets; a gift card to Tresca, coupled with a one-night stay at the Seaport Hotel; and a “girls night out” at Cerulian Blue. Neuro Beverages helped to enhance raffle sales by creating a sleek lounge area that was open to all guests who purchased tickets for the raffle.

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