Southampton Community Notes, August 15

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German native Erich Linder is a well-known and favorite local character to his neighbors and many others in Southampton Village. Erich lived on Jobs Lane for the better part of 30 years and recently had to be placed in a nursing home because of his advanced age and inability to care for himself without assistance. Although Erich is now being properly cared for, his beloved cat Mitzy is in need of that same loving care.Mitzy, a plump black and white cat with bright green eyes was Erich’s main companion for the last ten years of his life on Jobs Lane. She is in desperate need of a loving home without other pets where her new owner can give her the love and affection Erich gave her for all those years. Mitzy is currently being fed by the neighbors, but a more permanent home is her best bet for a long and happy life. If you would like to give Mitzy a new home, contact Mr. Linder’s friend Jocelyn Henry at (914) 837-5964 or send her an email at jocelyndh@gmail.com. Time is of the essence, a new home has to be found for Mitzy before the end of the month.

Another Southampton fixture, Michael Mosolino, owner of The Deli Counter Fine Foods & Catering in Southampton has taken over the kitchen at the North Sea Tavern. Called “Mosolino’s at the Tavern,” the clever chef’s menu will feature all his delicious foods, including shrimp fritters, Argentinian baked clams, chicken parmigiana, burgers, steaks, and Sergio’s famous linguini and clams. Stop by and say hello. I can’t wait to taste the new food.

Support breast cancer awareness by shopping for a cause while you pick out back-to-school clothing for the kids at Aunt Suzie’s Clothes For Kids on Main Street on Saturday, August 17, and Sunday, August 18. Ten percent of purchases will be donated to the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Southampton Hospital.

Chabad of Southampton will host its 12th annual Dinner and Silent Auction Benefit honoring Fran Taubman on Sunday, August 18, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Southampton home of Lauren and Bob Roberts. The evening’s entertainment will be provided by The Moshav Band. Tickets start at $360 and can be purchased online at www.shannualbenefit.com or by calling (631) 287-2249.

East End songstress Inda Eaton will perform a benefit concert on Tuesday, August 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Parrish Memorial Hall at Southampton Hospital. The concert will raise money for the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital. Inda will lend her songs, stories and music to promote the center’s Teal Reveal Campaign, which aims to promote awareness of ovarian cancer, the importance of recognizing the risk factors of the disease and its subtle symptoms. Tickets are $20 per person. Call (631) 726-8715 for information.

The ladies of the Hamptons Hurricane Relief Fund will hold a Yoga Music concert and Veggie Potluck dinner with Wynn Paris and friends on Friday, August 23, at 6 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church on South Main Street. A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to helping families of Superstorm Sandy recover. Tickets $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Call (631) 287-7664 for information.

Hats off to The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation, which announced that it has received a $3,000 Grant from the Petco Foundation to fund a program that will support the spaying and neutering of approximately 75 companion animals on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in Southampton.

The Southampton Chamber of Commerce is holding a raffle for “Ten Nights of Dining,” at area restaurants through August 30. For a mere $10 per ticket you have a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to a total of ten different restaurants including Delmonico’s, Shippy’s Pumpernickels East, Nammos Estiatorio, The Plaza Cafe and Spiro’s Greek Bites Grill. What a great way to discover a new dining destination or to visit an old favorite after a long summer. You don’t just win one of the gift certificates, you win them all! That’s $1,000 worth of dinners someone else cooks and serves you, which is always priceless in my book!

At The Library

Friends of the Rogers Memorial Library will hold its Book Sale on Wednesdays and Saturdays through the end of the summer from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, in the basement of Cooper Hall. Reasonably priced, all different genres. Free book with every purchase.

Seats are still available for the library’s bus trip to Coney Island for a baseball game between the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Vermont Lake Monsters on Saturday, August 17. Box seats and fireworks. A $20 fee includes bus, ticket, baseball cap, and fireworks. Payment due within one week of registration or the seat will not be held.

The library will host two representatives from the New York Life Insurance Company who will process Senior Medical I.D. cards, on Monday, August 19, from noon to 3 p.m., in Cooper Hall. The cards will feature a photo, digital fingerprints, a list of medications, allergies and key physician information. No reservations are necessary.

“Quartet,” will screen for free on Monday, August 19, at 3 p.m. This film is rated PG-13 and runs for 120 minutes.

Valerie diLorenzo will talk about iMemories, a computer program for Macs that allows users to create instant slideshows, on Monday, August 19, at 5:30 p.m.

Library staff member Yvette Postelle will lead an hour-long session demonstrating how to register and pay for library events online on Friday, August 23, at 1:30 p.m.

Call (631) 283-0774 for more information and to register for programs.

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