National EMS week is soon and Shelter Island Town is hosting an EMS open house on May 18. Pictured, early this year Supervisor Gary Gerth accepted a $60,000 check to be deposited into the EMS capital reserve fund to assure money will be on hand when a new ambulance is next needed.
Events and activities on Shelter Island.
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Kelly Surerus, president of the Board of Directors of the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center, appealed to the Town Board Tuesday for help in funding the preschool.
Representatives of the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center made a case for funding, asking the Town Board Tuesday afternoon for $25,000.
That would provide funding through the end of the current school year for the morning pre-school, along with a small cushion for the September term. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Harrison Weslek throws a ball at his opponent, Bazzy Quigley-Dunning.
It was dodgeball for a good cause on April 28 when the Shelter Island Early Childhood Education Center sponsored a fundraising tournament for the school. The event raised $4,000 for the center and the good news is, nobody got hurt! (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | The classic dodgeball.
You’ve seen the movie, you’ve played the game, and perhaps you’ve even nursed the wounds.
Now it’s time to get back out onto the court and work through all those unresolved playground issues.
Yes, we’re talking about dodgeball, a game which, just like Red Rover, has separated the sensitive from the psychotic for generations, turning many a well-adjusted elementary-age student into a damaged adult. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Shots will fly during the April 29 tournament.
Dodgeball enthusiasts will duke it out on Friday, April 29 in the school gym to benefit the Class of 2012. Funds will help raise money for this year’s prom and next year’s senior class trip. The dodgeball tournament will be held from 5 to 8 p.m.
Each team must have at least 10 people including 1 male and 1 female, 1 middle school student and 1 member from the Island community. Only 10 players can play in each game. The cost is $8 per person. To sign up, email Megan Mundy at [email protected] Participants can sign up the day of the event.