Wye Financial & Trust sponsors Concours d’Elegance Dinner in St. Michaels, MD

St. Michaels, MD, August 31, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Wye Financial & Trust is sponsoring the September 24 fundraising dinner of the Fifth Annual St. Michaels Concours d’Elegance (SMCDE), to be held at the Harbourtowne Golf and Conference Center in St. Michaels, MD. The dinner is part of a weekend of activities, which culminates at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) for a public event on Sunday, September 25. All proceeds benefit the museum.

This year's event features coach built automobiles, along with other significant award-winning motorcars from the 1900-1942 Golden Age of Motoring. New for 2011 is a unique collection of automobiles from the post-war sports and racing era through 1960. The St. Michaels Concours will also feature a display of classic wooden speedboats from the same era, all shown on the waterfront campus of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum overlooking the scenic Miles River and Chesapeake Bay.

Wye Financial & Trust is a division of CNB, and a member of Shore Bancshares family of companies, with offices located in Easton and Centreville. They are the exclusive sponsor of the September 24 fundraising dinner for the museum. “We have a long tradition of supporting the community in which we live and do business,” said Wye Financial & Trust Senior Vice President James M. Vermilye, CFP, CTFA. “We are excited to be part of this classic event and to support the important mission of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.”

Beginning at 6pm on September 24 at Harbourtowne, event entrants and sponsors will enjoy a waterfront cocktail party, an elegant buffet dinner, and a sneak preview of some of the rare classic motor cars that will be on display Sunday at the museum. The event also features a guest speaker and a brief live auction.

The Fifth Annual St. Michaels Concours d’Elegance will be open to the public from 10am to 4pm on Sunday, September 25, with rare automobiles and vintage boats on display along the museum’s 18-acre waterfront campus. For more information about the event, call 410-745-2916.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Tracey Munson