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Tree Planting in Remembrance of Maj. Andreas (Andy) O’Keeffe

On Saturday, May 18th the Chamber of Commerce of the Moriches planted a tree at Kaler’s Pond Park in East Moriches in remembrance of Maj. Andreas (Andy) O’Keeffe (aged 35) of the Jolly 51 Air Rescue Wing based out of Westhampton Beach. Family, friends, and community members came to celebrate the life and accomplishments of Andy, who died in a helicopter crash in Iraq in March 2018. There were encouraging words from many community members who remember Andy in a special way. Many veteran clubs came to honor Major O’Keeffe, including the Patriotic Guard, VFW, and Knights of Columbus.

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Crusaders Soccer Game to Benefit Heroes of the 106th Rescue Wing

The Suffolk County Crusaders Benevolent Fund hosted a benefit soccer game on Saturday, June 22. All proceeds earned at this event went to the Heroes of the 106th Rescue Wing. The weather was stupendous and both onlookers and players had a fun-filled afternoon celebrating community and helping those who serve us best.

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A Beautiful Day for a Spring Fair

It’s that time of the year again, spring is here and with it is the Center Moriches Spring Fair. At this year’s fair, held on June 8th, there was a vendor for every person, reaching any audience. The most prominent tents were the jewelry shops, ranging from handcrafted necklaces and bracelets, to cheaper, but still stylish jewelry. However, there was no lack of impressive food vendors. One of the most important things about living in a small community like Moriches is supporting local businesses.

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Member of the Year, Victoria Hedberg, to be Honored at BCCC Awards Dinner

We are happy to announce that the Member of the Year for the Chamber of Commerce of the Moriches is Victoria Hedberg of Spectral Resolutions. Victoria is a past Recording Secretary and tireless volunteer.

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Registration for the 2019 Spring Fair Has Begun

Spots are filling up quickly so please register now for the 2019 Spring Fair to be held on June 8th! Please note that there will be NO rain date and Main Street will be closed for the duration of the fair. The Fair starts at 10:00 am and runs until 5:00pm. Vendor spots are $85.00, non-profits are $45.00 and Chamber Moriches member are $45.00. All mailed applications and checks must be received by May 31, 2019.

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Installations & Recognition at Holiday Dinner

The Chamber of Commerce Annual Holiday Party took place on December 11th at 7pm at La Volpe Restaurant in Center Moriches. There were close to 80 guests that joined us for this wonderful annual event. Supervisor Ed Romaine and Suffolk County Clerk Judy Pascale were there to install the 2019 officers and directors.

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Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Brightens the Holiday Season

This year we had our annual tree lighting in the King Kullen Shopping Center located right in our lovely town of Center Moriches. Community members and elected officials started arriving at around 7pm on December 7th. We heard music from the Center Moriches High School Band and handed out cookies and hot Chocolate. We then had a visit from Steven Schwartz of the Center Moriches Jewish Center, to light the Menorah and explain a bit about Hanukkah and it’s traditions.

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Become an MLK Day of Service Luncheon Sponsor

The Town of Brookhaven is looking for community partners to take part in and help sponsor their 3rd Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Day of Service Luncheon. Please read the following from Mr. Marvin L. Colson and Councilwoman Valerie M. Cartright:

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Honoring Our Veterans

On Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11th at 2pm, the community came together to celebrate our veterans and active military members and spend time remembering the importance of the sacrifices made by them and their families. This was our First Annual Veterans Parade and it could not have gone better. Community and military members drove and marched along Main Street in East Moriches in classic cars, army trucks, and with a pride for this country that brought everyone together. The weather was beautiful and sunny. Over 1,000 families, kids, and adults came out to enjoy the day and we had over 500 marchers, many of whom […]

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Ghosts and Goblins and Ghouls – Oh My!

On Halloween night, from 4:30-6pm, Main Street in Center Moriches was filled with kids and adults in costumes of every description! The weather was perfect and everyone had a wonderful time. For nearly 20 years our town has provided a safe and fun way to trick or treat without the worries and stress that comes with going house to house. Business owners and community members alike handed out candy and treats to well over 1,000 children and adults.

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