Posts Categorized: Newsletter

Bright Future Begins with Solar Array

by Kyle M. Belmont, Program & Outreach Coordinator At 47 acres, Star Island’s relatively small size is providing ample space to create a model for sustainable communities. Our most visible endeavor in this effort – a solar array – started operating on November 19, 2014. The project is designed to deliver up to 60% of… Read more >

Last Call: A Star Steward Bids Farewell

by Angela Matthews, Director of Development There it was – my last season on Star Island – the start of Natural History Week and the echoes and harmonies of the Arts conference morning singers are only just fading. Arise – arise – open your eyes! Arise and greet the day. It is of course how… Read more >

Bedded Bliss

With 274 guest mattresses on island, Star works tirelessly to make sure visitors get to rest comfortably when tired. Conference Center Director Justina Maji explains the maintenance process: Our crew goes around the island physically and visually inspecting each mattress. Mattresses are rated from 1 (absolutely needs replacement) to 5 (excellent and beautiful). Working within… Read more >

Bringing a Sustainable Light

Created in 2009 by the Star Island Board of Directors, the Bringer of Light Award recognizes those Shoalers who have made a significatly long and noticeable impact on the greater Star Island community. At the 2013 Annual Meeting, Bruce Parsons and Dick Case were presented with the award to celebrate their hard work and volunteer… Read more >