Despite rain, HLWA benefit goes on

According to organizers, more than 250 people attended the event. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED —  The  nonprofit Highland Lake Watershed Association (HLWA) held its13th annual benefit, An Evening on Highland Lake, on Saturday, July 8, at the home of Matt and Joanne Smith, featuring wine and beer tasting by the Ledgebrook Spirit Shop, food from several local restaurants and live music.

During portions of the event heavy rain fell.

Despite the foul weather, attendees all gathered around under a canopy in the Smith’s yard and enjoyed the event.

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