April 26, 2006
Deadline for submissions is noon on Friday.
Local Business Showcase
Local businesses will be showcased today from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Southampton Inn in Southampton as part of the Eighth Annual Business Showcase. More than 60 businesses will have displays and representatives on hand to offer information. Admission is $5 and refreshments will be served. For more information, call 283-0402, ext. 203.
Salt Crystal Lamps that act as air purifiers, killing bacteria and removing dust, allergens, smoke, odors, and mold spores are now available at the Old Stone Market in East Hampton. The crystal used in the lamps are mined from the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains and are said to increase the negative ion count in the surrounding air, providing refreshing, beneficial effects. The lamps retail for between $75 and $115.
The Old Stone Market, 472 Old Stone Highway in East Hampton, 267-6244.
Promotion At SCNB
John McDonald, a lifelong resident of Montauk, has been promoted to Vice President at Suffolk County National Bank. McDonald's banking career has spanned 20 years, and in recent years he served as Business Development Officer for the SCNB and was promoted to Bank Manager at the Bank's two Montauk offices, a position that he will continue to hold. In 2003, he was named the Bank's top performing manager.
McDonald is an assistant chief in the Montauk Fire Department and an EMT with the Montauk Fire Department Ambulance Company. He is also the president of the local Lion's Club.
Vendors Wanted For Garden Festival
The Peconic Bay Medical Center is seeking vendors for the 11th Annual East End Garden Festival to benefit the hospital, to be held at the Tanger Outlet Center and at the Peconic Bay Medical Center from May 11-14. The cost is $125 per day or $375 for four days (May 11-14) at the Peconic Medical Center Location or $500 per day at the Tanger Outlet location. For more information call, 548-6080.
New Annex At C. Whitmore
C. Whitmore Gardens has opened a new sales annex featuring significant discounts on furniture, vases, candles, and other decorative pieces for the home and garden. The annex is located on the second floor of the garden center, which is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. C. Whitmore Gardens, 26 Montauk Hwy., Amagansett, 267-3182.
Obedience 101 At ARF
The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons will offer its first trimester of Obedience 101 for dogs beginning this Saturday at the ARF adoption center. The class will be offered at 8 and 9 a.m., and the cost for the five-week session is $125. Agility 101 starts next Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Class sizes are limited; call 537-0400, ext. 201 to register. ARF, 90 Daniels Hole Rd., Wainscott.
WEHM Improves Signal
Last week WEHM, Long Island's top rated progressive music station, doubled its coverage in Suffolk County and improved its signal in the Hamptons. The station, which is currently broadcast on 92.9 FM, will simulcast on 96.9, ensuring more extensive coverage in the Hamptons.
A free conference on developmental disabilities will convene at Southampton College's Chancellors Hall on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The conference is designed to address the informational and resource needs of East End and Long Island families who have family members with development disabilities. For more information and to pre-register, call 369-7345.