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Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services EMT of the Year Lieutenant Kevin Dunning, right, receiving his award from SIEMS Chief Phil Power at a June 13 gala dinner at the Pridwin.
When the Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services (SIEMS) volunteers drop what they’re doing to answer a call, they find out en route who among their two dozen colleagues will also be at the scene. In a typical week, they may interact with just a few members of the squad. (more…)
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The 2017 Lions Club Citizens of the Year, Al and Tippi Bevans at the Reporter’s office.
For years, Tippi and Al Bevan have given generously of their time and energy to ensure that no one on the Island goes hungry.
Since 2006, the Bevans have managed the Food Pantry at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church and for the past 25 years, they have been delivering Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors on the Island.
On Thursday, May 25, they will add another title to their list of achievements — the Shelter Island Lions Club’s 2017 Citizens of the Year. (more…)