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IN THE NEWS - April, 2014

Harbor View Hotel to Host 33rd Annual John Havlicek Celebrity Fishing Tournament on MV
Martha's Vineyard - Edgartown's Harbor View Hotel will host the 33rd Annual John Havlicek Celebrity Fishing Tournament benefitting The Genesis Foundation for Children, a Massachusetts-based non-profit that raises funds for the diagnosis and care of children born with physical and intellectual disabilities, and genetic disorders.
The benefit takes place June 5-8 with the weekend's main event, a day-long release fishing tournament, taking place on Saturday, June 7. Activities will include a BBQ lunch, golf at Farm Neck Golf Club, and a comedy show. The participation fee is $3,500 per person and $1,000 for a guest. The fee includes:
* Round-trip transportation between Falmouth, Mass. and Martha's Vineyard
* Three nights' accommodations at the Harbor View Hotel
* Meals prepared prepare by Harbor View's Chef Nathan Gould
* Fishing tournament
* Golf or tennis tournaments
* Nightly entertainment
This year's event will include Jay Miller, formerly of the Boston Bruins; Carlton Fisk and Jim Lonborg of Red Sox fame; actor Jim Sikking; and Massachusetts-based comedians, Don Gavin and Patty Ross. Havlicek, a Basketball Hall of Famer and former player for the Boston Celtics, has steered the fishing tournaments for the past 33 years alongside sports legends like Willie Mays and Joe DiMaggio. For more information on the tournament and The Genesis Foundation for Children, please visit

VH Library Calls for June Art Show Submissions
Martha's Vineyard - Local artists are being invited to submit work for exhibit, June 2nd through 14th, at the Vineyard Haven Public Library. The deadline for submissions is May 1, 2014 and artists will be notified after May 15th of their acceptance. A reception for participating artists and the public will take place on Tuesday, June 3rd from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.
All media including photography, painting, drawing, ceramics, mixed media, jewelry, computer design, and collage will be considered. Site-specific installations may also be proposed. Further details on submissions are available at the library website at or by calling call Jennifer at the library at 508-696-4210 x12. Submissions may be sent via email to, or dropped off at the library during regular library hours.
The event is being sponsored by the Friends of the Vineyard Haven Public Library, coordinated by the Library's Jennifer Rapuano and curated by Featherstone Center for the Arts' Francine Kelly.

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