MVP-SOS' seventh annual fundraising gourmet dinner, wine tasting and silent/live auction will be held Oct. 30 at Canterbury School in New Milford with Union Savings Bank as the presenting sponsor.

The organization called Motivational Volunteers Promoting the Spirit Of Sports (& Activities) has raised more than $170,000 and awarded more than $100,000 to New Milford residents in need since 2004.

Festivities on Oct. 30 will begin at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 8 p.m. A live auction will follow dinner.

Tickets at $75 may be purchased by calling the offices of Dumas, Bakewell and Mulhare at 860-355-2223.

Proceeds benefit the MVP-SOS general fund.

MVP-SOS welcomes donations in the form of merchandise, gift cards or certificates from local businesses for the silent and live auctions.

For more information, to volunteer, to make a donation or to apply for funds, check