Sail Newport and Volvo Ocean Race Partners Receive Award
Last evening at Twin Rivers, Sail Newport and Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover partners received the Mary Brennan Award from the Rhode Island Hospitality Association. In a packed ballroom of over 400 guests, the award was presented to Sail Newport, the State of Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Discover Newport and Newport Hospitality. Present to receive the award was: Sail Newport, Brad Read and Kim Cooper; DEM, Director Janet Coit and Larry Mouradjian; Discover Newport, President Evan Smith along with Kathryn Farrington, Andrea McHugh, Brittany Lauro, Tim Walsh and Susan.
Many others who worked on the project were not there but all share in the tremendous success of the event. Sail Newport has on display at the main office: a gleaming trophy and citations of congratulations from Governor Gina Raimondo, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Senator Jack Reed and recognition from the R.I. State Legislature.