crossroads-benefit-by-the-sea-2007 The fifth annual “Benefit by the Sea” fundraiser was held Saturday, May 5, at Wentworth by the Sea hotel in New Castle. The event raised more than $220,000 for Cross Roads House homeless shelter.

Among the guests are, from the left, Portsmouth Mayor Steve Marchand, Julie Dufault and Michael Bean. Jen Madden, a Bean Group REALTOR, was also a sponsor (not shown).

The funds raised will be used toward the shelter’s operating expenses.

Here is a link to the event at Crossroads House site and a link to the Shutterfly photo gallery.