Eastport Community Notes, March 28


Having children with back-to-back birthdays is exhausting! And expensive! But having them both home for their birthdays is priceless.

Happy 18th birthday to Casey Pitcher, who celebrated on March 24, and happy 20th birthday to Quinn Pitcher, whose birthday was on March 16. Quinn was home from college for his birthday and spring break, so we were able to celebrate together.

The Eastport Firefighters Benevolent Association’s annual fund-raising steak dinner will take place on Saturday, April 20, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Union Avenue firehouse. Tickets are $28 each. Call (631) 484-2160 for more information.

Evan Woschnik of Eastport and his fiancée, Teri, began a company a few years ago out on the West Coast. They named their business All Jarred Up. It began as an experiment on the e-marketplace website Etsy and quickly grew into a thriving dessert company.

They began by filling a niche market specializing in travel-sized pies, cookies and specialty sauces that are shipped directly to your doorstep. They fit all of their tasty treats into reusable mason jars, making sure to include helpful hints on recycling the jars for future uses. Each order is baked-to-order and shipped on the same day to maintain the fresh-from-the-oven taste.

Evan and Teri are 100-percent committed to using as many natural, organic and locally-sourced ingredients as possible. They have since expanded their operation to include full-sized pies, cakes, brownies and loads of other delicious goodies. They are always working on new products for their customers to enjoy and constantly striving to provide people with delicious and preservative-free goodies.

Recently, Evan and Teri moved to Portland, Oregon, where they plan on opening a food cart. To read more about their endeavor, and to possibly help them start this new phase of their business, visit www.AllJarredUp.com. Evan is the son of Cindy and Wally Woschnik of Eastport. Best of luck to them!

In celebration of National Women’s History Month, the Town of Brookhaven has recognized Karen Dunne Kesnig Esq. of Manorville for excellence in the area of law. Karen was honored at the 27th annual Women’s Recognition Night at Town Hall on March 21.

Karen is a 16-year member of the Eastport South Manor Board of Education, a member of the Board of Directors for Aid to the Developmentally Disabled Inc., president of the Manorville Chamber of Commerce and the mother of four! Wow! Congratulations to Karen and thank you for your dedication to our community!

Katie Wood of Eastport was once again named to the dean’s list at the Westminster Choir College of Rider University. Katie is a voice performance major who will present her junior recital next month. Congratulations, Miss Wood!

There will be a service at the Eastport Bible Church on Good Friday, March 29, at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday services will take place on March 31 at 7 a.m. at the Newport Beach Park in East Moriches, and at 9:30 a.m. at the church located on Montauk Highway in Eastport.

The Westhampton Presbyterian Church will participate in a sunrise service on March 31 at 6 a.m. at the Swordfish Beach Club. Services will take place in the church sanctuary at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The Long Island Brass Guild will perform at both services in the sanctuary located on Meeting House Road on Quiogue.

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