Elks Carnival June 21, 2018
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THIS WEEK'S COMMUNITY SNAPSHOTS

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  • Girl Scouts Caitlin McSweeney and Emily Glass built a lemonade stand for the Flying Point Foundation for Autism, as part of their Silver Award project. On Saturday, they set up "shop" on Main Street in Sag Harbor and will continue to find locations to finish the community service portion of the project. All money raised goes to the Flying Point Foundation for Autism.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • The Madoo Conservancy held its annual gala, Much Ado About Madoo, on Saturday evening. Among those attending were Antonella Younes, left, and Marie-Chantal Klausner. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • The Madoo Conservancy held its annual gala, Much Ado About Madoo, on Saturday evening. Among those attending were Alejandro Saralegui and Dianne Benson. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • The Madoo Conservancy held its annual gala, Much Ado About Madoo, on Saturday evening. Among those attending were, from left, Meagan Ouderkirk, and Ian and Aurelia Gilley.  KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • Luke and Gage Stein had a productive morning on a Viking Fleet Father’s Day fluke fishing trip on Sunday. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • The Navy SEAL Foundation held its annual benefit at Navy Beach restaurant on Saturday afternoon. Among those attending were, left to right, Ryan Westmoreland, Larry Kelly, Rear Admiral Tom Steffens, Marc Wolf, Frank Davis, Wayne Duncan and Josh Spaulding. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • The Wainscott Chapel hosted a Strawberry Festival on Sunday afternoon and Lisa Babinski and Steve Centalonza were there for the seasonal treat. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • Westhampton Beach Elementary School kindergartners, from left, Maggie McCarthy, Brooke Stoehr, Claire Robesch and Dakota Macedonio  were dressed for the occasion as the school celebrated Flag Day, with a morning flag ceremony. Student council members read flag facts and members of the school band performed patriotic songs.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • Amagansett School became a model boat factory recently as children from four elementary grades took part in a “Sailboats and Sawdust” program with the East End Classic Boat Society. Garbed in protective glasses, dust masks, and rubber gloves, the youngsters spent 90 minutes at several sessions, busily sanding, painting assembling and eventually tank testing their creations, in the program that ran from June 11 to June 18 and was led by Stuart Close. HUGH PATRICK BROWN<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • Amagansett School became a model boat factory recently as children from four elementary grades took part in a “Sailboats and Sawdust” program with the East End Classic Boat Society. Garbed in protective glasses, dust masks, and rubber gloves, the youngsters spent 90 minutes at several sessions, busily sanding, painting assembling and eventually tank testing their creations, in the program that ran from June 11 to June 18 and was led by Stuart Close. HUGH PATRICK BROWN<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • Representatives of Paddlers for Humanity, from left, Ed Cashin, Dan Farnham, Fred Doss, and Emily Hammond, were on hand for the screening of the documentary film "Stand Up" at Guild Hall in East Hampton of Friday. The film focuses on the charitable work of Paddlers for Humanity, the local, non-profit organization behind the annual charity event The Block Challenge- an 18-mile, open ocean paddle from Montauk Point to Block Island, Rhode Island--set this year for Saturday, August 25. For information, go to p4h.org.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School celebrated its third annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14, with patriotic songs and recognition to veterans in the community.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School celebrated its third annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14, with patriotic songs and recognition to veterans in the community.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School celebrated its third annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14, with patriotic songs and recognition to veterans in the community.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School celebrated its third annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14, with patriotic songs and recognition to veterans in the community.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School celebrated its third annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14, with patriotic songs and recognition to veterans in the community.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School celebrated its third annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14, with patriotic songs and recognition to veterans in the community.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • Sixth-grade students who are members of the Hampton Bays Middle School Harmonizers displayed their musical talents on June 6. The talented singers kicked off the Long Island Ducks game by performing the national anthem.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 18</span>
  • Sam Cachola, left, and Kros Bay of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League's Sag Harbor Whalers were  mystery readers at Sag Harbor Elementary School on June 8. After reading a story, the first-graders enjoyed a game of Wiffle ball on the school’s field with the players.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 15</span>
  • David “Tree” Smith was honored with a flag that will fly outside Hampton Bays Elementary School until September. Mr. Smith is a retired from the U.S. Air Force and served as a flight engineer on helicopters for his entire career which included two combat tours in Vietnam. Dave is standing to the right of his father (in wheelchair), a World War II Marine who received three Purple Hearts while fighting in the Pacific theatre. Joining in the celebration were members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5350 Westhampton Beach and American Legion Post 924 of Hampton Bays. The entire class of the second grade honored Mr. Smith and the country's flag.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 15</span>
  • David “Tree” Smith was honored with a flag that will fly outside Hampton Bays Elementary School until September. Mr. Smith is a retired from the U.S. Air Force and served as a flight engineer on helicopters for his entire career which included two combat tours in Vietnam. Dave is standing to the right of his father (in wheelchair), a World War II Marine who received three Purple Hearts while fighting in the Pacific theatre. Joining in the celebration were members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5350 Westhampton Beach and American Legion Post 924 of Hampton Bays. The entire class of the second grade honored Mr. Smith and the country's flag.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 15</span>
  • Senior athletes at Hampton Bays High School were recognized for their dedication to athletics and academics with scholarships and awards at the annual Doc Fallot Varsity Awards Dinner on June 6.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 15</span>
  • Creative Edge Dance Performance<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by Fall Media Group, East Hampton, Jun 15</span>
  • The Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic, raising money and awareness for cancer research and prevention, celebrated its 20th anniversary with a fundraiser at Atlantic Golf Club, hosted by sports talk show host and author Ann Liguori, on Monday, June 4.  Among those attending were: -  Grant Fuhr, Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic, 2018 Sports Legend Honoree & Ann Liguori, Host of the 20th Annual Ann Liguori Charity Golf Classic and King of Queens and Kevin Can Wait Actor: Gary Valentine

(Photographer credit:  Daniel Gonzalez)

<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by CaroleImperiale, , Jun 14</span>
  • The Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic, raising money and awareness for cancer research and prevention, celebrated its 20th anniversary with a fundraiser at Atlantic Golf Club, hosted by sports talk show host and author Ann Liguori, on Monday, June 4. Guests include:  - Podi Palin & TV/Radio/Film personality Bo Dietl

(Photographer credit:  Daniel Gonzalez) 

<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by CaroleImperiale, , Jun 14</span>
  • Kieran Conlon, left, and Isaac Rodriguez were the most recent students to have a slice with their Springs School teacher Gianfelice Lupo, whose family owns Astro's Pizza in Amaganset. Mr. Lupo has been bringing students to the restaurant where they are told the history of Felix's Astro Pizza and then they make their own pizzas and then eat them.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 14</span>
  • Sag Harbor Elementary School fifth-grader Greylynn Guyer was recently named the first-place winner of the annual  New York/Long Island chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese poster contes. Her poster design included research she had conducted on the Hispanic culture and will be featured on notecards that will be sold to raise money for the AATSP’s scholarship fund. As part of the prize, Greylynn also received a $50 check.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 14</span>
  • Hampton Bays Elementary School fourth-graders recently spent a week working with local artist Joyce Raimondo to paint a large mural in their school’s hallway. The colorful mural, designed by art teacher Debra McDowell, features positive character traits that the school teaches, including tolerance, courage, honesty, responsibility, respect, citizenship, generosity and perseverance<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 14</span>
  • Members of the Leos, a service club at Hampton Bays High School, visited the Smithtown-based Guide Dog Foundation on June 9. During the trip, the club members learned more about the foundation and the people who rely on guide dogs, including two college students whose guide dogs assist them in getting to and from school every day. The students also participated in a dog CPR training class.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jun 14</span>
  • Toni Ross and Sara Berliner at "Women Artists: Reshaping the Conversation" on June 3rd event in East Hampton<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by cpetree, new york, Jun 14</span>