ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Front Row: Lily Brigham, Lily Potter Elsie Mae Brigham, Aisley Davidson, Alice Potter. Back row, from left: Natalie Fernandez, Mrs. Russell (Youth Chair), Maeve Purcell, Natalie Mamisashvili, Juliana Medina, Ryan Sanwald, Johanna Kaasik, William Marshall. Missing from photo are Saddie Green Clark and Regina Weisenberg.
It’s a small gesture, but one that can bring a huge lift to the spirits of homebound residents. Each year, in advance of Valentine’s Day, young members of the junior garden club get together after school to create floral arrangements for recipients of the Meals on Wheels program. (more…)
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SHELTER ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
Shelter Island takes care of its own. These Island groups represent all age groups and address a range of community programs and services, supported largely by volunteer efforts and donations. In addition, each of the Island’s churches provides outreach programs. During this season, please consider helping out or lending a hand — and let us know if we have inadvertently omitted any group.
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The interior of Shelter Island’s Union Chapel.
August 13, marks the 81st annual memorial service for The Garden Club of Shelter Island, a tradition begun in 1936. The Reverend Thomas LaMothe, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Greenport, will preach. (more…)
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | The baskets the children are holding represent designs they created for a garden habitat for their favorite animals. Front row, kneeling or seated, from left: William Marshall, Gracie Marshall, Christopher Ward, Alfie Brigham, Thia Hatchett, Regina Weisenberg and Eliza McCarthy. Back row: Arianna Riley, Jayla Jones, Ryan Sanwald, Mae Brigham, MacKenzie Speece, Johanna Kaasik, Sadie Green-Clark, Juliana Medina and Maeve Purcell. Carol B. Russell, youth chair of the Garden Club of Shelter Island, stands behind the group.
GThis year, the Garden Club of Shelter Island celebrated Youth Recognition Day on June 15 at Gardiner’s Bay Country Club.
This event ends a school year’s worth of participation for the youth members of the Garden Club. (more…)