Patricia “Pat” Kiernan, who for more than a decade helped to raise millions of dollars for Eastern Long Island Hospital as a leader of fundraising and outreach efforts, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, family members said.
She was 63. READ
Southold Town will hold a vigil for the victims of Sunday’s mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, and a local fitness instructor has organized a fundraising event to benefit their loved ones and those who were injured but survived.
A fundraising effort for a retired FDNY firefighter who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident last month in Riverhead has already gained thousands of dollars. READ
It wasn’t difficult for Laura Soviero of Wading River to settle on the name “Dying to Live” for her nonprofit, which was founded last year and provides emotional and financial support to local families affected by a loved one’s drug addiction.
Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead hosted the fourth annual Charitable Food Pantry Fundraiser on Tuesday night. READ
People love to hate pushups.
And why shouldn’t they? Pushups are hard. They hurt and are difficult to execute correctly. READ
The tradition continues Saturday as Cutchogue Fire Department is set to host the 59th Annual Chicken Barbecue fundraiser at the firehouse grounds. READ
Brady Rymer entertains the kids at Saturday’s fundraiser at Hallockville Museum Farm. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photo)
Peconic Community School hosted a fundraiser at Hallockville Museum Farm on Saturday afternoon to benefit the school.
Kids and their parents enjoyed the music of Brady Rymer and the delicious pizza from Rolling in Dough Pizza Truck. (more…)
Spelling bee champion Sarah Bowe, center, with second-place winner Beth Motschenbacher, right and third-place winner Carol Cryzwinski. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
The first-ever spelling bee was held at the Jamesport Meeting House on May 23 and it was a smashing success.
Nearly two dozen people of all ages took part in the competition, which will benefit the upkeep and restoration of the historic Meeting House.
Sarah Bowe took home the trophy for first place, followed by Beth Motschenbacher in second and Carol Cryzwinski in third.
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Camryn Koke with her mom Jennifer at Friday’s fundraiser. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
On Friday evening Southold High School hosted its fourth and final annual Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser in honor of 9-year-old Camryn Koke of Southold. (more…)