Fly away this summer by joining the Adult Summer Reading Club at Riverhead Free Library for an armchair traveler’s journey around the world. Wow! You can read or listen to any book for a chance to win prizes in the weekly raffle drawings. You can also check out the library’s preferred reading list for more chances to win. Check out the travel narratives, biographies of explorers, memoirs set in exotic locales and a whole lot more. The adventure begins when you pick up your reading club list and sign up at the reference desk at the library.
Joe Stepnoski, a 1991 graduate of Riverhead High School, is seeking other alumni from that class for a 20th reunion, to be held at Cherry Creek Golf Links in Riverhead on Saturday, July 30, from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. The cost is $60 per person and includes a cocktail party, open bar and a DJ. For more information, contact Sue Winkel at 516-885-4852 or [email protected] Checks can be sent to: Sue Winkel, 35 West Olive St., Long Beach, NY 11561. The deadline is July 10. Don’t be left out of a fun and entertaining reunion.
Reminder: The John Mendreski Memorial Golf Outing will be held at The Woods at Cherry Creek on Monday, June 27. See Calendar for details. John Mendreski was the longtime principal of Pulaski Street Elementary School and a good friend to many in the community. All proceeds will go toward the John Mendreski Memorial Scholarship Fund, which benefits collegebound students from Riverhead High School.
Happy birthday to Dot Moran and Donald Oliver IV (who turns 11) on June 24; Lenny VanVliet (who turns 15), June 25; Bob Inzalaco, Jan Niewadomski, Skip Zagorski and Chris Fischer, June 27; Jo Ann Krajewski, Franny Davis and Kathleen Densieski, June 28; Kevin Kulhan, Missy Edwards and Ben Miller, June 29; and Nacara Turpin and Tom Galka, June 30. Be sure to celebrate.
Happy anniversary to Nancy and Howie Gassert (their 37th) on June 23; Pat and Charles Bloss, June 27; Steve and Terry Kulhan and Maureen and Bill Sanok, June 29; and John and Carol Turpin on June 30. Hope your day is special.
Get well wishes to Cindy Hynds, Cheryl Luparella, Vinnie Chiaramonte and John Kurpetski.
Congratulations to all the 2011 high school graduates. You have worked hard and long to reach this milestone in your life. Whether you are going into the work force, heading off to college or entering the armed forces, may you fulfill all your dreams and expectations. Godspeed.