Friends of Connetquot River State Park Preserve
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FOC Receives Grants!

The Friends are proud of the support from the foundations whose links appear below. The capacity building grants they have awarded us will greatly help in strengthening our organization for the benefit of Connetquot River State Park Preserve:

The Robert D. L. Gardiner Foundation

New York State Council on the Arts

Parks & Trails New York

Upstate History Alliance

Click here to read the details of these grants

Friends of Connetquot Gala Celebration 2013

The Friends of Connetquot held its 2013 Gala Celebration at Timber Point Country Club in Great River, NY. Gil Bergen, Preserve Manager for over half a century and lifetime preservationist was honored and the event was a huge success.  Be sure to check back on the website or sign subscribe to our mail list (in the left column) to receive notifications about next year's Gala Celebration and other great events.

The Friends would like to thank our wonderful supporters of the 2013 Gala Celebration. Thanks to their generosity, the evening was a great success and raised nearly $15,000! Sincere thanks to all the supporters for making a difference.

Donors: Individuals and Clubs

  • Dorothy Andersen
  • Jessica Anderson-Ruiz
  • Wendy, Hodor and Ed Bannon
  • Brian Behonic
  • Gil Bergen
  • Elizabeth Bloom
  • Pat Costello
  • Maxine Lu and Tom Dancourt
  • Vito De Vito
  • Dan Engstrand, Esq.
  • Ginny Fields
  • Marianne Flanagan
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Goelet
  • Simaan Gaffary
  • John and Karen Hall
  • Bill and Vicki Hempel
  • Barbara Hennert
  • Tom Hubbard
  • Pam Hunter
  • Idle Hour fly Fishers
  • Kimberly Justus-Tauer, DDS
  • Sarah Kachel
  • Ed Kelleher
  • Craig Kessler
  • Robert Labuski
  • Emma and Fran Levesque
  • Long Island Flyrodders
  • Maurice Mahler
  • Brittany Mangan, Esq.
  • Dr. and Mrs. Fleming McClelland
  • Annie McIntyre
  • Larry and Helga Merryman
  • Steve Mikle
  • Joseph Mikulas
  • Martha Mitchell
  • Parks & Trails New York
  • Frank and Emilie Perry
  • Mr. and Mrs. Howard Phipps, Jr.
  • Robert Ploetz
  • Emil J. Polak
  • Roy and Barbara Ramsen
  • Jamie Reason
  • Richard Remmer
  • Edward Richards
  • Carolyn Romaine
  • Randy and Aimee Schmitt
  • Lauren Schnal
  • Becky Schneider
  • Dr. and Mrs. R. James Seymour
  • Gina and John Sherry
  • Mike and Georgene Skahill
  • Keith Snedecor
  • Carol Swedborg
  • The Smithtown Hunt
  • Elaine Thompson
  • Jerry and Rita Trapani
  • Robert Van Lindt
  • Bob and Edith Wilson
  • Don Winter

Donors: Businesses

Please help us support our generous donors by patronizing their businesses.

  • Acme Auto Radiator & Glass Works
  • Ardito’s
  • Blue Point Brewery
  • Candlelight Diner & Restaurant
  • Captree Boatman’s Association
  • Chucks Auto Repair
  • Connetquot Chiropractic P.C.
  • Connetquot Marina
  • Costello’s Ace Hardware
  • Dear Lee Beloved Custom Tied Flies
  • Dragon Gate Martial Arts Academy
  • Dylan’s Computer Repair
  • East Islip Lumber
  • Element’s Smithtown
  • Farm Family Casualty Insurance Co.
  • Francesco’s Pizza & Pasta
  • Melville Delicatessen
  • Irish Coffee Pub
  • Island Replacement Parts
  • Jan Hird Pokorny Associates
  • John Guelfi Wheel Alignment
  • Karp’s Wines & Liquors
  • Kelly Brothers Landscaping
  • Law Offices of Eliot F. Bloom P.C.
  • Li-lac Chocolates
  • Madden Automotive
  • Main Street Art & Frame
  • Mama’s Italian Restaurant
  • Manino’s Restaurant & Lounge
  • Mary’s Pizza & Pasta
  • Mikulas Electric
  • Municipal Land Survey P.C.
  • New Technology Automotive
  • Oconee East Diner Restaurant
  • Overton Funeral Home
  • P & B Heating & Air Conditioning Co.
  • Panera Bread
  • Papa’s Farm & Greenhouses
  • Peninsula
  • Pizza Network
  • Rider’s Choice Saddlery
  • SAM Fundraising Solutions Corp.
  • Scissor’s Edge
  • Shadbelly Farm
  • Shandon Court
  • Snapper Inn
  • Studio 69 Tattoo
  • The California Diner Restaurant
  • The Sayville UPS Store
  • Tires Incorporated
  • Triple F. Ranch
  • Twigs Florist
  • WGP Contracting Incorporated
  • White Cap Fish
  • Wild Birds Unlimited
  • Willy Nilly Trading Company

See photos and recaps from past Galas:

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

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