The Board of Directors of Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury will present their annual “Uncorked & Unplugged” Wine Dinner and Auction fundraiser on Friday, May 11 at 6:00pm at the Crowne Plaza Southbury.  During the event, Stanford Warshasky, a former director of the Silas Bronson Library will be honored with The Gregory and Sabina Lines Service Award in recognition of his many years as a champion for literacy in our community.

Chris Berman of ESPN will serve as the Master of Ceremonies.  The evening will also feature a musical performance by the Paul Gabriel Quartet, and both a Live and Silent Auction.  Event sponsors include the Waterbury Firefighters Federal Credit Union, Budwitz & Meyerjack CPAs, Anthony Jack’s Restaurant , ITT VEAM, Thomaston Savings Bank, Attorney Brian J. Mongelluzzo and Dr. Philip A. Mongelluzzo Jr., M.D.

Tickets are $65 per person before April 20th and $70 after.  Proceeds will benefit the educational programs of Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury.

Founded in 1974, the mission of Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury is to teach adults to read, write, speak and understand English so that they may become better parents, better employees and better citizens..  For information about volunteer opportunities or the “Uncorked & Unplugged” Wine Dinner and Auction, visit or call 203-754-1164.