Mardi Gras party to help Edgartown family tonight

File Photo by Meg Higgins

A fundraising party at the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown on March 4 will benefit the Guest family of Edgartown, who is working to help their daughter Jillian through difficult medical circumstances.

According to the family’s website,, Jillian, 24, was born premature. She has cerebral palsy and is blind, and is currently rehabilitating a broken femur. Though now living at home, her family is working with an agency so that she can live a more independent life.

The Mardi Gras Celebration party is from 6 to 11 pm, and features a silent auction, costume contest, music by Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish, and light appetizers. Tickets are $25. For more information, visit