07/23/14 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | A silent auction offering: ‘Seeing things whole,’ bronze bald eagle sculpture by Walt Matia.

COURTESY PHOTO | A silent auction offering: ‘Seeing things whole,’ bronze bald eagle sculpture by Walt Matia.

The Nature Conservancy’s 31st annual benefit celebration for Mashomack Preserve will honor and celebrate Janet Gay Hawkins’ commitment to this special place — Mashomack: “Where They Go by Water.” (more…)

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07/14/14 10:03am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Melissa Mundy splits her time these days between a shared house on Shelter Island and an apartment in New York City or, as she puts it, ‘on the other side of the ferry.’

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO |
Melissa Mundy splits her time these days between a shared house on Shelter Island and an apartment in New York City or, as she puts it, ‘on the other side of the ferry.’

In a family with a lot to be proud of, Melissa Mundy is holding up her end of things.

Just 26 years old, she’s already done more volunteer work, master-minded more charity events and raised more support for worthy causes than most of us will in a lifetime. (more…)

06/06/14 5:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Jean Mahoney, an en plein air at Mashomack Preserve on May 14.

COURTESY PHOTO | Jean Mahoney, an en plein air at Mashomack Preserve on May 14.

Members of The Wednesday Group, Plein Air Painters of the East End, took advantage of spring in full bloom on May 14 when they  set up their easels at Mashomack Preserve to create paintings for a special gala art show at “Nature Inspires: The Nature Conservancy’s Beaches & Bays Gala” that will take place on June 28. (more…)