Throughout the month of March, the Montauk Brewing Company pledged to donate 25 percent of all sales of its Tail Ale beer to the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation. A closing event,“Hair of the Dogm” was held on Saturday, March 30. There was a cornhole tournament and raffle items. The event was sponsored by The Independent and organized by Nikki on the Daily.
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.