Community News for December 24, 2020 - 27 East

Community News for December 24, 2020

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Three-year-old Wyatt Utsch has a private conference with Santa - who arrived courtesy of East Hampton Fire Department Engine Company #2 - during the Movies on Main Beach - East Hampton Drive-In screening of

Three-year-old Wyatt Utsch has a private conference with Santa - who arrived courtesy of East Hampton Fire Department Engine Company #2 - during the Movies on Main Beach - East Hampton Drive-In screening of "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas", sponsored by the James Lane Post and Discover The Hamptons in the parking lot of Main Beach on Saturday night. MICHAEL HELLER

Under the light of the moon, and with some warm blankets and some pizza, members of the Brown family star warm and fed during the Movies on Main Beach - East Hampton Drive-In screening of

Under the light of the moon, and with some warm blankets and some pizza, members of the Brown family star warm and fed during the Movies on Main Beach - East Hampton Drive-In screening of "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas", sponsored by the James Lane Post and Discover The Hamptons in the parking lot of Main Beach on Saturday night. MICHAEL HELLER

The Friends of the Hampton Bays Public Library along with the Hampton Bays Fire Department and

The Friends of the Hampton Bays Public Library along with the Hampton Bays Fire Department and "Sammy's Lights on Wheels, took Santa Claus on a, "Holiday Sleigh Ride through Hampton Bays" on Friday, December 18th. Santa and his retinue drove through the neighborhoods in Hampton Bays spreading good wishes and cheer. DANA SHAW

The Friends of the Hampton Bays Public Library along with the Hampton Bays Fire Department and

The Friends of the Hampton Bays Public Library along with the Hampton Bays Fire Department and "Sammy's Lights on Wheels, took Santa Claus on a, "Holiday Sleigh Ride through Hampton Bays" on Friday, December 18th. Santa and his retinue drove through the neighborhoods in Hampton Bays spreading good wishes and cheer. DANA SHAW

(Left to right) Westhampton Beach VFW Post 5350 Commander William Hughes, Yellow Ribbon Specialist and VFW Member Ebonnie Goodfield and Lt. Colonel Chris Baker at a Christmas Grab gift event held on December 4 and December 5 for military personnel. Many toys were donated by Turner Construction Inc. for the event, which was initiated by Ms. Goodfield.

(Left to right) Westhampton Beach VFW Post 5350 Commander William Hughes, Yellow Ribbon Specialist and VFW Member Ebonnie Goodfield and Lt. Colonel Chris Baker at a Christmas Grab gift event held on December 4 and December 5 for military personnel. Many toys were donated by Turner Construction Inc. for the event, which was initiated by Ms. Goodfield.

Hampton’s Community Outreach Organization holds a toy drive at the Bridgehampton Community Center on Sunday, December 21, with Sofia Lopez 6, and Justin Lopez, 7, stopping by to meet Santa.

Hampton’s Community Outreach Organization holds a toy drive at the Bridgehampton Community Center on Sunday, December 21, with Sofia Lopez 6, and Justin Lopez, 7, stopping by to meet Santa. Lori Hawkins photo.

Mark Ingram Atelier took first place for window display in the Southampton Village Holiday Window Contest, followed by Topaire and Therapy. Italian restaurant Saint Ambreous won a building-only category in the annual

Mark Ingram Atelier took first place for window display in the Southampton Village Holiday Window Contest, followed by Topaire and Therapy. Italian restaurant Saint Ambreous won a building-only category in the annual

Martin Orduna, Lou Messina and Debbi Gordon Joslin were the top three vote-getters in the first annual Hampton Bays Christmas Decorating Contest.

Martin Orduna, Lou Messina and Debbi Gordon Joslin were the top three vote-getters in the first annual Hampton Bays Christmas Decorating Contest.

Martin Orduna, Lou Messina and Debbi Gordon Joslin were the top three vote-getters in the first annual Hampton Bays Christmas Decorating Contest.

Martin Orduna, Lou Messina and Debbi Gordon Joslin were the top three vote-getters in the first annual Hampton Bays Christmas Decorating Contest.

Martin Orduna, Lou Messina and Debbi Gordon Joslin were the top three vote-getters in the first annual Hampton Bays Christmas Decorating Contest.

Martin Orduna, Lou Messina and Debbi Gordon Joslin were the top three vote-getters in the first annual Hampton Bays Christmas Decorating Contest.

On Thursday, December 10, the Southampton Rotary Club created two additional clubs in the Southampton School District — Opening Act for students in second through fourth grades, Early Act for students in fifth through eighth grades, and along with the Interact Club, featuring high school students, packed over 100 food boxes to be delivered to local food pantries. The Rotary gives special thanks to Southampton School Superintendent Dr. Nick Dyno and his staff of Club Advisors — Sarah Fitzsimmons, RoseAnn Gentile and Nick Epley for their commitment and nurturing of these students, showing them how it feels to give. The Rotary motto of

On Thursday, December 10, the Southampton Rotary Club created two additional clubs in the Southampton School District — Opening Act for students in second through fourth grades, Early Act for students in fifth through eighth grades, and along with the Interact Club, featuring high school students, packed over 100 food boxes to be delivered to local food pantries. The Rotary gives special thanks to Southampton School Superintendent Dr. Nick Dyno and his staff of Club Advisors — Sarah Fitzsimmons, RoseAnn Gentile and Nick Epley for their commitment and nurturing of these students, showing them how it feels to give. The Rotary motto of "Service Above Self" and "People of Action" is now evident in Southampton.

The Hampton Bays Rotary, including Anna and Julie Crowley, donated 13 heavy bags of food and $155 to the Hampton Bays Food Pantry as a part of the Rotary District 7255 and Hampton Bays Rotary “25 Days of Giving.” St. Rosalie’s Food Pantry serves many people in the Hampton Bays and East Quogue communities and during these difficult times we are extra grateful for their support. Catherine Andrejack, the director of the pantry, reports the pantry is serving about 500 people a month and is accepting financial donations as well as fresh produce and dairy items. To donate, contact the outreach office at 631-728-9461, ext. 15.

The Hampton Bays Rotary, including Anna and Julie Crowley, donated 13 heavy bags of food and $155 to the Hampton Bays Food Pantry as a part of the Rotary District 7255 and Hampton Bays Rotary “25 Days of Giving.” St. Rosalie’s Food Pantry serves many people in the Hampton Bays and East Quogue communities and during these difficult times we are extra grateful for their support. Catherine Andrejack, the director of the pantry, reports the pantry is serving about 500 people a month and is accepting financial donations as well as fresh produce and dairy items. To donate, contact the outreach office at 631-728-9461, ext. 15.

East Hampton High School students help gather presents for dfistribution to the needy in the cafeteria of East Hampton High School during the 2020 East Hampton Kiwanis Club

East Hampton High School students help gather presents for dfistribution to the needy in the cafeteria of East Hampton High School during the 2020 East Hampton Kiwanis Club "Toys For Tots" toy drive on Tuesday. MICHAEL HELLER

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