North Fork News

ELIH Hosts Health Event, Seeks Volunteers

“Change Your Diet, Change Your Life: Nutrition for Good Health,” the fourth installment of Eastern Long Island Hospital’s Community Health Education Series, will be held at the Halyard restaurant in Greenport on Wednesday, January 16, at 4:30 PM.

It will feature a tasting of nutritious and delicious recipes, crafted by ELIH’s Barbara Solow, RDN and Chef Bruce of The Halyard, as well as a free Wellness Raffle. Seating is limited. There is no cost to attend. For more information and to register, call ELIH’s Foundation Office at 631-477-5164.

The ELIH Auxiliary is seeking volunteers, including junior volunteers from 13 to 18 years old, looking to learn and give back to the community. For more information, contact Linda Sweeney at 631-477-5498.

Chamber Hosts Marketing Panel

The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce will host an advertising and marketing panel on Thursday, January 10, at the Residence Inn by Marriott at 11:30 AM. Including lunch and a presentation, the event is $20 for members, $25 for guests. Those interested can register by visiting the chamber’s website at

Town Board Meeting

The next Riverhead Town Board meeting will be held at Town Hall on Tuesday, January 15, at 6 PM.

Shelter Island Library Events

From ESL classes, to lectures, clubs, crafting, and conversation, the Shelter Island Library is holding a wealth of events to keep residents of all ages occupied during the cold winter months.

One example — on Thursday, January 17, Jeanne Marie Merkel, a certified life transition coach, will guide participants in understanding the dynamics of how to create lasting change. In this experiential workshop, Merkel will share tips on creating a plan of action for realizing a personal goal. There is no fee, but registration is required.

For more events and workshops for kids and adults, visit the library’s website at

Compiled by Bridget LeRoy
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