Long time member of the Nantucket Rotary Club, Ken Beaugrand, recently spent a week in Geneva, Switzerland as part of an international travel scholarship outreach program. The program, sponsored by the Nantucket Rotary Club, was designed to create a higher level of understanding of our collective responsibilities as citizens of
The Town has numerous openings on various boards and commissions, many of which are filled by appointment by the Nantucket Board of Selectmen. This means you do not have to run a campaign! Penny Dey was recently appointed by the BOS to serve a 3 year term on the Real Estate
Ken Beaugrand was recently honored for his 20 years of community service here on the island. The Nantucket Masons presented Ken with this beautiful gold ring with the Mason emblem. The Nantucket Masons were established in 1771 and continue their work today on Nantucket Island.
Alison K. Forsgren was a founding member of the Friends of Our Island Home (OIH is Nantucket’s only nursing home for the elderly). The vision of Friends of Our Island Home is to help reconnect Our Island Home residents with the Nantucket community, to foster relationships with individual residents and
Nantucket has been the beneficiary of the generosity of many unheralded people who had the foresight to protect their property with a conservation easement. There are many ways such an easement occurs, from protecting the facade of an historical structure to establishing limited areas for future building. For property owners,
We support many organizations on Nantucket and went the extra step with the “Canine Couture Fashion Show” to benefit the Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals last week. NSHA is the island’s shelter and has placed over 300 unwanted animals in the past 10 years. It is an extraordinary organization and we
When we were asked to support the annual fundraiser for the Weezie Children’s Library, we quickly decided that the best way to do so was by being a sponsor. Cheers for all the brave people who actually go in the water on Thanksgiving Day for such a good cause. Be
Atlantic East has an innovative program of giving back to the community. For each sale that we have the agent donates a percentage which the company matches at the end of the year. We then support various non-profits on island. We recently sponsored a BBQ, the night before the Autism Speaks walk, for families participating. Autism Speaks BBQ