Memorable Event - 27 East


Southampton Press / Opinion / Letters / 1527597

Memorable Event

Thank you to Hampton Bays schools, for providing parking and volunteers Lily Mazzio, Haley Weissbard and Angie Chinchima; community volunteers Patty Hammil, Larissa Potapchuk and Alexa Foudy; and the multi-tasking HBCA members Janice, Bob, Jacquie, Mario, John, Scott, James, Liz and Gina. Gratitude to Eleanor Hyland for her imaginative Chinese Auction in Granny’s Attic, and John Hyland.

The Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Hazel Wodehouse, Quogue Wildlife Refuge, Magic Allan, Acoustic Dave Kotliar, Jason and his Bounce Long Island, brilliant face-painters Ursula Silva, Desa Schult and Brian Hurtado, Jim McGrath`s amazing band Duck Soup, and the unparalleled Charles Certain and Certain Moves provided fabulous music and entertainment all afternoon.

A gold star thank you to sponsors CVS Health and Rechler Equity.

O’Shea Funeral Home offered vital support for our Year of Fine Dining Raffle, joining restaurants that generously donated the grand prize: Southampton Publick House, BOA Thai–Asian Fusion, Canal Café, Job’s Lane Gastro Pub, Oakland’s, Matsulin, Centro, 78 Foster, La Parmigiana, One North Steakhouse, Villa Paul, and Buckley’s Inn Between.

Sincere thanks to contributors for Granny’s Attic and the Silent Auction: Angel Tips, 7-Eleven, Briermere Farms, Canoe Place Fuel, Diggers, The Tin Roof, Tweed’s, EDay Spa, Epic Spa, Edgewater, Local Bike Shop, Cowfish, Gayle’s, Guava, Good Ground Antiques, Hampton Car Wash, Hampton Nursery, Bar Boy, La Carezza, Le Chef, Farm Country Kitchen, The Garage, Gator’s, The Hamlet, HB Wine & Spirits, Kreigs, Fowler’s, Hampton Maid, Scotto’s, New Moon Café, Domino’s Pizza, More than Skin Deep, Out of the Blue, Pooltastic, Pure Dental, Sundays on the Bay, Edward Archer, Nurel’s, Salon East, Rumba, Skidmore Sports, Mario’s Barber Shop, James Maguire Antiques, Good Ground Cleaners, HB Bagel, Panera Bread, and Fowler’s Garden Center.

Thanks to Weber and Grahn, Boardy Barn, James Maguire Antiques and South Fork Realty for their generosity.

Thank you to JJ, Jonathan Lorber, Ken, and Kevin for duckie race prep. Thank you, duckie owners/trainers, fabulous duckie decorators, and duckie wranglers Eileen Sheridan, Michael Hefner, Janice, JJ and Ken.

Landis Refining DecoDuckie was voted No. 1, Journey Daniello was second, and East End Bait and Tackle was third.

Congratulations to the duckie race winners: win, Peg Campbell; place, Bill Pell; and show, Christine Huang.

A special thank you to the “starting gate” Rumba launch crew, and a particular thank you to Eric Miller and the staff at Cowfish for the perfect venue and the exceptional service.

And, of course, a very special thank you to all who attended our event.

See you next year!

Maria HultsPresident

Hampton Bays Civic Association


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