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Joseph Cherepowich

Joseph Cherepowich

• Greenport Rotary Club membership chair Joseph Cherepowich of East Marion recently received a pin for 30 years of service from newly elected Greenport Rotary president Colin Van Tuyl. Mr. Cherepowich was first installed to the Greenport Rotary Club in 1985.

• Bridge Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Bridgehampton National Bank, has appointed Daniel Rubin and Christian Yegen to serve as directors for Bridge Bancorp, Inc. and Bridgehampton National Bank. Mr. Rubin, who has a background in the textile and fashion industry, was a founding member of the former Community State Bank of Teaneck, N.J.  (more…)

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Carol Szynaka. (Credit: courtesy photo)

Carol Szynaka. (Credit: courtesy photo)

Michele Della Croce of Cutchogue, a realtor with Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Mattituck, was recently awarded the Housing Our Military With Excellent Service certification by the New York State REALTOR Institute, according to a release. Ms. Della Croce received the honor after completing 15 hours of specific real estate education developed to assist realtors in “meeting the unique housing and financial needs of military personnel and veterans,” the release states.  (more…)

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• Suffolk Bancorp has announced the appointment of Brian K. Finneran as executive vice president and chief financial officer of both Suffolk Bancorp and its subsidiary, Suffolk County National Bank. Mr. Finneran had served as executive vice president and CFO of State Bancorp since 1997 and as senior vice president and comptroller from 1990 to 1997.

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• Nicholas Planamento of Southold, an associate broker with Town & Country Real Estate, has been selected by the New York State Association of Realtors to participate in its 2012 Leadership Academy. Mr. Planamento, who is also president of the Hamptons and North Fork Realtors Association, is one of just 14 real estate professionals statewide chosen for this program.

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• King Kullen Grocery Company has raised more than $100,000 through its James A. Cullen Memorial Golf Outing to support Little Flower Children and Family Services of New York in its efforts to find foster and adoptive homes for children on Long Island and in New York City. King Kullen has raised more than $3 million for Little Flower since inaugurating its golf outing program in 1983.

“We hope to share the value and strength we find as a family-run business and believe Little Flower Children and Family Services demonstrates this daily through care of children and those in need,” said Thomas Cullen, company vice president. The Cullen family has actively supported many programs, including the construction of the eight cottages that provide a residential setting for more than 100 children and teenagers at Little Flower in Wading River.

• Suffolk County National Bank is spreading Hope for the Holidays by raising funds from its patrons to benefit Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch in Riverhead. From now until Dec. 24, bank personnel will be asking patrons to contribute $1, $5, $10 or more to the effort to provide a safe haven for children during times of neglect, abuse or crisis. Contributions can also be made directly to Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch at timothyhillranch.org.

• Bridge Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of Bridgehampton National Bank, has filed a prospectus to sell shares valued at up to $10 million of its common stock. The shares would be offered through Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P. The company plans to use proceeds from the sale for general corporate purposes, including contributing to the capital of the bank. Sales are made pursuant to the company’s Nov. 21 prospectus and its original July 10, 2009, prospectus. Those materials can be obtained by contacting Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P., 919 Third Ave., 6th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10022 or by calling 1-866-805-4128.

• The East End Women’s Network will hold its December meeting and holiday party at the Gallery Ballroom in the Hyatt Place East End, next to the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center in Riverhead, Wednesday, Dec. 7. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and entertainment at 6 p.m. Spouses and significant others are welcome. The first 75 guests will receive complimentary swag bags with goodies contributed by EEWN members. The organization is accepting contributions for the Family Service League that helps local families. Gift cards and checks may be submitted at the event. The cost for the dinner is $35 for members who make advance reservations or $40 for non-members and those without reservations. Contact Ceil Carpenter at 727-3777 or [email protected] or visit the group’s website at eewn.org.

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• A marketing meeting to lay out a timeline and discuss sponsorships and value-added opportunities for the 2012 Jazz on the Vine program, scheduled for February and March, will be held at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m. Jazz on the Vine last year attracted more than 6,000 visitors to the North Fork during the traditionally quiet winter season.

Representatives of local businesses are encouraged to attend the planning meeting, which is coordinated by the Long Island Wine Council, the Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau and East End Arts.

RSVP to [email protected] by Nov. 11.

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John Stype

• The Long Island Farm Bureau is hosting Sen. Patty Ritchie (R-Oswegatchie), chairwoman of the New York State Senate agriculture committee, at an Ag Forum at Riverhead Town Hall Thursday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m. to discuss how to make New York State a better place for farms to do business. Anyone interested in offering testimony at the forum can call 518-455-3438.

• John Stype of The Neefus-Stype Agency in Aquebogue has been honored for his 20 years of commitment to excellence in the insurance business by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors. He earned his CIC designation and has kept it up to date for 20 years, becoming one of the top one percent of insurance professionals in the country. The national society promotes continued education programs for insurance professionals.

• Long Island Farm Bureau will hold its annual meeting at Stonewalls Restaurant in Riverhead on Monday , Oct. 24, beginning with appetizers and a cash bar at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:15 p.m. and the president’s address at 8:15 p.m. The cost is $35. Call 727-3777.

• The Suffolk County Chapter of New York Agri-Women will meet at Schmitt Farm, 2366 Roanoke Ave., Riverhead, on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 10:30 a.m. Hosts Debbie and Phil Schmitt will provide a tour of the farm followed by lunch at Stonewalls Restaurant. Call Vicki Gruber at 516-845-8088 or email her at [email protected]

• East End Women’s Network will hold its monthly meeting at Diliberto Winery, 250 Manor Lane, Jamesport, Wednesday, Oct. 26. A networking reception at 5:30 p.m. will be followed by dinner at 6:30 and a presentation on ways to protect yourself from identify theft. The cost is $35 for members with reservations and $40 for non-members or those without reservations. A cash bar will feature special wine tastings. Call 727-3777 or email [email protected]

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