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For Immediate Release

May 12, 2014

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Save The Bay To Host Third Annual “Taste of The Bay,” Showcasing Local Music, Food, and Beverage Vendors

PROVIDENCE, RI - Save The Bay will hold its popular community event, Taste of The Bay, on Wednesday, May 21 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Bay Center, 100 Save The Bay Drive, Providence, RI 02905. Held on the same evening as its Annual Meeting, Taste of The Bay celebrates local restaurants, seafood, breweries, art and music at Save The Bay’s waterfront campus at Fields Point in Providence.

“What better way to celebrate Narragansett Bay than to invite local business partners who are an integral part of the community?” said Leanne Danielsen, event manager for Save The Bay. “All invited vendors are showing that they support a clean and healthy Narragansett Bay, and most of them have participated in past Taste of The Bay events.”

Purveyors will present tastes of their cuisines and cocktails to show off what they do best. The featured sponsor is Newport Biodiesel, a sustainable biodiesel provider produced in New England from second-use or waste vegetable oil to produce a clean burning, renewable, locally sourced fuel. The Taste of The Bay community sponsor is Residential Properties, “Rhode Island’s Real Estate Company,” with offices in Barrington, Cumberland, Narragansett, East Greenwich and Providence.

Taste of The Bay vendors include:

Whole Foods, Rhode Island Shellfisherman’s Association, North, Fire Works Catering, The Barking Crab, Sin Desserts, Green River Silver Co., Harrison+Pike, Bottles Fine Wine, Grey Sail Brewing of RI, Starbucks, Sons of Liberty Spirits Co., Narragansett Beer, Trinity Brewhouse, Ravenous Brewing Company, Foolproof Brewing, The Granny Squibb Co., Acacia Cafe, Pranzi Catering, Seven Stars Bakery, Fusion Gourmet, Harpoon Brewery, Little Rhody Natural, Sedna Seafoods, Traveler Beer Co., Just Beer Project, Decadent Catering, Two Roads Brewing Co.

Music by Matt Hartke.  

Supporters of Taste of The Bay include:

EcoRI News, Whole Foods Market, Bottles Fine Wine, Motif Magazineand RI Food Fights.

The Annual Meeting segment begins at 5:30 p.m. with a short program acknowledging and thanking volunteers, donors, and partners. The Taste starts at 7:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m. Participants can attend the Annual Meeting, Taste of The Bay, or both.

“Save the Bay staff and volunteers devote countless hours to addressing environmental challenges that have profound impact on the future health and well-being of Narragansett Bay and on our local economy,” says Jonathan Stone, Save The Bay’s executive director. “This is just another opportunity to educate our community and celebrate our partners in a fun and engaging way.”

All proceeds of the event will benefit Save The Bay programs. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased online at www.savebay.org/taste. Call for more information at 401-272-3540 ext. 140. Tickets are limited.

About Save The Bay

Founded in 1970, Save The Bay is a nonprofit member organization working to protect, restore and explore Narragansett Bay and its watershed. Save The Bay believes the Bay’s future depends on tomorrow’s leaders understanding how important the Bay is to our economy, environment and quality of life. The organization offers education programs to schools, community groups and the general public; protects Narragansett Bay by advocating for Bay-friendly legislation, reviewing permits and raising public awareness; and restores the Bay to full health through its extensive habitat restoration program.