Among blood donors last week at the Emergency Medical Services building were members of the Lions Club newly formed Leo Club, who call themselves Simbas. With their teacher and Lions Club member Peter Miedema (back left) are (standing) Owen Gibbs, Jaime Lenzer, Abby Kotula and Stephen Cummings, and (seated) Lydia Shepherd and Jonas Kinsey.
Teaching by example is perhaps the best method to get lessons to sink into young hearts and minds.
The Shelter Island Lions Club does that in many ways, with its most recent venture to encourage school youngsters to give back the induction of a “Leo Club,” the student affiliate of the Lions Clubs. (more…)
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Action from a previous ‘Over the Hill’ softball game at Fiske Field.
Once again, the community is set to rally behind the annual “Over the Hill” softball game, a fundraiser for the Shelter Island Little League teams, and one of the autumn’s most enjoyable sporting events. (more…)
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Shelter Island’s Memorial Day events and ceremonies honor those who died while serving in America’s armed forces.
On Sunday, May 27, flags will be placed on all veteran grave sites throughout the Island. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Action from a previouys year’s Old Timer’s game, with Father Peter DeSanctis pulling a Chuck Kraus offering down the left field line.
One of the most popular community sports events, Old Timer’s Softball Game is on tap for Sunday, October 8 at Fiske Field. (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…)