Members and friends of the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce chose The Baker House 1650 on East Hampton’s Main Street as the venue for this month’s mixer. Baker House owner Antonella Bertello and Chamber Executive Director Steven Ringel welcomed guests, including Glenn O. Vickers II, Executive Director of the East Hampton RECenter, who will become Chamber board president on January 1.
The Riverhead Peacemakers will receive the “United for Kindness” award from PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center on May 22.The Riverhead Peacemakers are a fourth grade student-led anti-bullying movement started by Morgan Dunn, now in ninth grade, when she was at Roanoke Avenue Elementary School. The Peacemakers in both schools meet with Shannon Kutner, Riverhead Community Awareness Program’s elementary school social worker, during recess to discuss ways to prevent and reduce bullying in their schools. In January, the students assisted their schools by organizing student and staff participation in the Great Kindness Challenge, as well as other activities.