10/27/10 3:32pm
10/27/2010 3:32 PM

Friday night’s Forever Young Foundation dinner/concert to raise funds for the restoration of Greenport’s Third Street basketball court netted $2,100, according to organizer Crystal Anderson.
The benefit, dedicated to the memories of Corey Freeman and Jefferson “Naquawn” Treadwell, who were both killed in separate motor vehicle accidents, included a dinner at the Greenport Firehouse, followed by a concert at Townsend Manor Inn.
“It was such a great success,” Ms. Anderson said. She is hoping to raise $10,000 she believes it will cost to renovate the courts and, with police help, make the area drug-free.
The next fundraising event will be a bus trip to New York City on Dec. 8 to attend a talent show, at which one of the performers at last week’s event, Mike Check, is a finalist. Full details on that event aren’t yet available, Ms. Anderson said.
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09/27/10 6:39pm
09/27/2010 6:39 PM

Townsend Manor’s chef Ian Crowley was the People’s Choice for the best chowder cook.

Best in Show winner was A Mano’s chef Tom Schaudel chosen by a panel of judges that included chef John Ross, Paula Crouteau, owner of The Farmhouse Kitchen in Southold; Albie de Kerillis, a graduate of the Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute of Paris; Charis Smith, founder of CMS Architecture & Design, PC in New York, a firm specializing in hospitality and restaurant design; Mary Morgan, an early founder of the East End Chapter of Slow Food; and Tom Scalia from Century 21 Albertson Realty in Greenport, the contest sponsor.