HBBA Monday Oct. 3rd Meeting Cancelled

Hampton Bays Beautification Update:
Because Monday October 3rd is Roshashanna HBBA has canceled the monthly meeting at the Hampton Bays Library. Our next meeting will be held on November 7th.

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HBBA Community Garden Plot


HBBA’s Madeline O’Keefe with a bountiful basket of vegetables grown by her at the Community Garden to benefit the St. Rosalie’s Food Pantry.

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2016 Concert Under the Stars!

On Sunday evening August 14th, the Hampton Bays Beautification Association held its 20th Annual Free “Concert Under the Stars” featuring “The Fabulous Grease Band” at Ponquogue Beach in Hampton Bays. The evening was perfect, warm and breezy with a beautiful sunset as many residents and visitors sat overlooking the bay and the ocean listening while others danced to the wonderful sounds of the band.
We would like to thank the Town of Southampton for assisting in this event. Jon Erwin, Kristen Doulos and the entire crew of the Parks and Recreation Department did a really commendable job. Also, kudos to Southampton Town Human Services for the shuttle busses, Town of Southampton Highway Department, Hampton Bays Volunteer Ambulance, Hampton Bays Volunteer Fire Department and the Southampton Town Police Department for the extraordinary job they did.
I would also like to thank the Hampton Bays Beautification Association volunteers who put this wonderful event together. Chairmen Jack O’Keefe and John Zuccarelli and their great team of Greeters, Bucket Brigade, our roving photographer Molly Doyle. Without our volunteers and the financial help of the community, this wonderful event would not be possible. Look for the pictures on our web site soon. www.hbba.net.
We would like to extend a very special thanks to Hampton Bays High School student, Christiaan Padovan for singing the National Anthem and entertaining us at intermission.. What wonderful talent and such a treat for the community.
HBBA would like to thank our Major Sponsors: Bridgehampton National Bank and and the Caiola Family Sponsors: Hampton Bays Town Center and The King Kullen Super Market. Benefactors: Hampton Maid, Rechler Equity Partners, Brothers Painting and Decorating, Boardy Barn, Rumba, & TD Bank. Associates: Hutchison Landscaping and Quogue Sinclair Fuel and Shinnecock Animal Hospital. Friends: Village Real Estate, Oakland’s Restaurant, Village Auto Body, All State Insurance, Jackson’s Marina, Steve Maresca, Jim Morgo, Gregor Well Drilling Gail and Bill Liner, Louise and Stephen Kornfeld, Eileen Grogan and John Konz, Maurizio and Tracy Gazzani and Hi-Ridge Associates, Dr. Bickford, James Patton, Josephine Ziotis, John and Valerie Zuccarelli, Helen Gerahty, John Siebold, Laura O’Gorman and Uncle Bob’s Storage.
Our thanks to all of the community who attended in record numbers, enjoying the evening and making new friends and discovering many old acquaintances. Lastly, thank you all for making our community the wonderful place that it has become.
Susan von Freddi, President of the Hampton Bays Beautification.

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What a wonderful Garden Party and Chinese Auction on June 4th.

A SPECIAL Thank You to Valerie Zuccarelli and all the wonderful volunteers who made this fun event a success. A Special thank you to all the businesses and friends of HBBA that donated gifts for the Chinese Auction the Special Gifts and the Silent Auction. See More photos in 2016 Garden Party.

Many thanks to the Staff and Management of Oakland’s for a spectacular event

Special Thanks To the following for selling tickets, Erika’s, Fandango and the Hampton Bays Library

Special Thanks to all the donors:
1 North Steak House, E Day Spa & Salon, Liggett Drug, Uncle Joe’s, Wine Depot, Aligenky’s Bazaar, All State Insurance, Angel Tips, Ann Marie Barrett, Bar Boy, Bay’s Liquors, Bethpage Pharmacy, Bottle Hampton, Buckley’s Inn Between, Canal Café, Carolyn’s Good Ground Cleaners, Cor J’s, Cowfish, Daughter Time, Eastern Electrical Contractors, Edgewater, Eileen Clark “Odenata”, EJ Getz & Inn Spot, Ellen’s Beaded Jewelry, Epic Manicure & Riverhead Flower Shop, Fandango, Gator’s, Hampton Auto Wash, Hampton Bays Bagels, Hampton Bays Liquors, Hampton Maid, Hampton Nursery, Happy Bird Nail Salon, Hampton Bays Historical, Hildreth’s, James McGuire Antiques, Julie Bernroth, Karumba, King Kullen, Kriegs Bakery, La Carezza, Leron Linens NY, Lighten Up Glass Studio, Lobster Grill, Lynch’s Garden Center, Madison Printing, Mahoney Associates, Maud Kramer Interiors, Maureen Walsh, Moe’s,
Mother Earth Design- Merry Warner, Nurel’s, NY Shed Co, Oakland’s, Panera Bread, Peconic Fence, Planet Fitness, Queenie Nail, Revolve Salon, Riverhead Aquarium, Riverhead Lumber, Roanoke Liquors, Roses and Rice, Rumba, Salon East, Scotto”s, Shinnecock Ace Hardware, Skidmore Sports, Spring & Summer Activites, Starbucks, Stop & Shop, Sunday’s, Tin Roof, Tully’s, Villa Paul, Village Real Estate, We”ll Floor You.

We couldn’t do it without the amazing volunteers:

HBBA 2016 Garden Party Volunteers
Chairperson: Valerie Zuccarelli
Anne Barrett, Fran Bauerfeind, Julie Bernroth, Helen Browne,
Phyllis Campisi, Joan Conway, Rosemarie Conway, Grace Daly,
Molly Doyle, Gerri Dzwlewicz, Maryann Fasciano, Maria Filorimo,
Lorraine Florentine, Monica Freeman, Kathy Glaser, EJ Getz
Ellen Hefner, Maud Kramer, Mary Jane Langiulli, Jane Larkin,
Marianne Murphy, Tim Murphy, Mary Meyers, Barbara Niels, Rosemarie O’Connor, Jack O’Keefe, Madeline O’Keefe, Eileen Olshey, Pat Richichi, Kathleen Rossini, Joan Shields, Betty Sparta, Fran Trillo, Marylynda Vianna, Susan von Freddi
Bernie Waters, Jean Waters, Ellen Zimmerman, John Zuccarelli,
Valerie Zuccarelli.

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June 4 th Annual Garden Party & Famous Chinese Auction


Tickets on Sale Now at Fandango’s on Main Street, Erica’s on Ponquogue Ave. and at the Hampton Bays Library
Call Valerie if you have any questions at 631-728-5938

Lots of exciting things happening in Hampton Bays! Hanging Baskets and Urns will be delivered by the end of May and the 1st week in June.

Next meeting is on June 6th Monday evening 7-9 at the Library. Hope to see you there.

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Happy New Year to HBBA Friends and Supporters

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Wishing you all a very HAPPY NEW YEAR!
We meet again on April 4th at the Hampton Bays Library 7-9 PM
All are welcome.

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A Huge Thank You to the Holiday Committee and the Generous Contributors.

I‘d like to thank everyone helping HBBA decorate our Hamlet for the holiday season. With their help, we make our community a festive place during this special time of the year. Thanks to Merry Warner, V. Allegretta Electric Company and Tom Maloney of Shinnecock Hardware. Thanks to Holiday Committee Mike Daly and volunteers Terry McGrath, Jack and Madeline O’Keefe, John and Jerry Dzwlewicz. Eric and Maureen Sutton, Grace Daly, Marianne and Tim Murphy, John and Valerie Zuccarelli, Rosemary Conway, Gene Carlson and Tom Carpenter.
This is our fifth year of decorating and we have expanded coverage with lighted wreaths, decorated trees, the pergola and lights all along Good Ground Road. We installed an extensive array of tree lighting at all the Medians, Train Station, Ponquogue Ave, Post Office, Main Street, UA Theater, Welcome Sign, Flagpole area and at King Kullen. We have also planted a few live Christmas trees.

Finally, I would like to thank all the wonderful people who answered our Holiday Fund Campaign. Thank you all for helping HBBA make Hampton Bays beautiful this Holiday Season!

Major Contributors: Hampton Bays Town Center and Hampton Maid.
Sponsors: Jack and Madeline O’Keefe, Strong Oil, Boardy Barn, We’ll Floor U, Shinnecock Animal Hospital, Villa Paul Restaurant, J. Ronald Scott Funeral Home, Vincent Ianelli, Ken Koberg, Hutchison Landscaping, Oakland’s and Sunday’s, Steven Maresca, Josephine Ziotis, Village Auto Body, Robert Ross, Buckley’s Inn Between, Eileen Grogan and John Konz, Ken Pagano Agency, Louis Kolarik, Hampton Six Realty, Barton and Helen Stacy, Pooltastic Pool Works, Ray and Pat Dash, D’Andrea Craig Real Estate, Mike and Grace Daly, Allen and Denise Boltz., Capital One Bank, Old Town Lodge-Southampton.
Benefactors: Village Real Estate, Kathleen and Brian Dunn, William and Patricia Friel, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Johnson, Monica and Roger Freeman, Doreen Levine, Bernard Connolly and Larry Houston, Janet and Frank Thomas, Terry McGrath and Mary Egan, Sam and Elizabeth Ahmed, Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Clemenz, Lawrence Kuhn, James Patton, John and Valerie Zuccarelli, Eric and Maureen Sutton, Terry Hanna, Caldwell Banker Trading Places Realty, Carl and Andrea Groepler, Richard Gioia, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Morgo, Tracy and Mauricio Gazzani, Jones and Little-CPA, John and Pat Morello, Bettina Benson, R. Nimons Jr., Flocee Realty, Jamie’s Body Shoppe, Ken and Kathy Henderson, Melrose Deli, Marion Scholz, Scotto’s Pork Store and Bob and Susan Gassman.

Friends: Jean and Bernie Waters, Rosemary O’Connor, Eileen Teller, Elizabeth Garvey, Laura O’Gorman, John Siebold, Corrine Quinn, Virginia Ward, Elmore Associates, Ellen Naro, Tiana Bay Apartment Owners, Lawrence Peters, Erica’s Fashions, Betty Sparta, Albert and Allison Weinschenk, and Helen Geraghty.

HBBA wishes you all a wonderful and safe Holiday Season.
Susan von Freddi-Gassman, President

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HBBA Holiday Awards Luncheon

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On December 9th, the Hampton Bays Beautification Association celebrated its 30th Anniversary with a Holiday Luncheon and Awards Ceremony at Oakland’s Restaurant in Hampton Bays.  Our thanks to Grace Daly for planning this memorial event.

Valerie Zuccarelli, HBBA’s Vice President, received the HBBA “Angel of the Year” Award for her service as an officer, director and chairperson of many HBBA events and programs. Valerie chairs the Garden Party Committee and Garden Appreciation Committee. She volunteers on every other committee including the Community Garden, Concert, Holiday Decoration and Holiday Luncheon. Valerie was also Chairperson of the Garden Tour for many years. Valerie is a consummate volunteer.

At the luncheon, a special HBBA Appreciation Award was presented to Sheryl Heather of Spring and Summer Pools for her assistance in creating HBBA’s E-Newsletter and her marketing skills. A Certificate of Appreciation was also awarded to Chris Bean, Superintendant of Parks and Recreation for his assistance to our organization throughout the year.

Annually HBBA presents an award to a local Business that has improved its property. We were delighted to award a Certificate of Beautification to Charles and Cheryl Pensa of Villa Paul Restaurant. Congratulations to all.

Last, but certainly not least, a special note of gratitude to the HBBA Officers; Madeline O’Keefe, Valerie Zuccarelli and Marianne Murphy and Directors; Charlie Shields, Mike Daly, Peg Campbell, Monica Freeman, Fran Bauerfeind, Jean Waters and Maud Kramer. Thank you to the dedicated HBBA volunteers who have assisted throughout the year. It is with your commitment, time, dedication and talents that has contributed to the beauty of our community. It has been a joy serving with all of you.

Best wishes to all for a wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy, Healthy and Safe New Year. See You in April!
Susan von Freddi, President
Hampton Bays Beautification Association
2015-12-09 16.34.40CHERYL-2 Sheryl Heather of Spring and Summer Pools with Grace Daly and Susan von Freddi

2015-12-09 16.36.10PENSA AWARD-2 Charlie and Cheryl Pensa of Villa Paul with Grace Daly and Susan von Freddi

2015-12-09 16.39.58 Chris Bean, Superintendant of Parks and Recreation with Grace Daly and Susan von Freddi

Lots more photos – click on the link Holiday Luncheon on the title bar.


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HBBA November 2015 News

Fred Thiele Park photo Nov. 19, 2015
Dear HBBA Friends,
All of us at HBBA wish you a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday. Our next meeting will be on Monday evening December 7th at 7 PM at the Hampton Bays Library.
Today, I had the pleasure of attending a presentation attended by Southampton Town Officials, Senator Ken LaValle and Assemblyman Fred Thiele, Legislator Jay Schneiderman and many Hampton Bays Community Leaders.
Frank Zappone, Town of Southampton Deputy Superintendant arranged a meeting at the Hampton Bays Community Center to announce their partnership to fund and start construction of the new 38 acre Good Ground Park in downtown Hampton Bays. Phase One has officially started. The entrance will be on Squiretown Road a short distance off Montauk Highway. Phase One is 8 acres consisting of the street and streetscape, the Village Green, Playgrounds, Picnic area and the Amphitheater. The 38 acres was purchased 10 years ago for 3.8 million with CPF monies. The Park project will be a beautiful asset to our Hamlet.
The drainage and sidewalk repairs are underway on Montauk Highway and I met with the engineers and contractor hired to do the work. Several trees will have to come down and curbing and other repairs will continue this fall. The actual repaving of Main Street will happen in the Spring of 2016 with a promise to be completed before Memorial Day. We will keep you posted.
HBBA is working on the Holiday Decorate Project and we should be lit up shortly after the Thanksgiving Holiday. We appreciate the wonderful responses to our holiday decorating campaign. A full list of donors will will be posted on our website www.HBBA.net and on Facebook. Thank you all so much.
Don’t forget our Annual Holiday Luncheon will be held on Wednesday December 9th at Oakland’s Restaurant on Dune Road in Hampton Bays. Please call Grace Daly for a reservation at (631) 723-0726. Tickets are $35.00 for a three course luncheon. 12 Noon to 3 PM. Seating is limited so please reserve early. This year we are honoring Villa Paul Restaurant with a Beautification Award and a Community Appreciation Award to Sheryl Heather from Spring and Summer Pools. Our Angel of the Year Award will also be presented.
We hope to see you there.
Enjoy the Holidays!
Susan von Freddi
President Hampton Bays Beautification

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