Posts Categorized: Star Island Corporation

Video Archive

Star Island’s Shining the Star Campaign concluded in 2012. Click here to view a presentation on what this campaign achieved for Star Island. The following videos were produced and edited by longtime Shoaler and videographer Sara Schoman, who has also shared some notes about their production. Each video can play right in your browser, and right-clicking the direct… Read more >

Veteran’s Raffle Winner

Enter this year’s Raffle! We are thrilled to announce the 2018 Veteran’s Raffle winner, LaVonne Black, of New Albany, Pennsylvania. LaVonne spent eight years in the army as a German linguist and additional time after in the reserves. LaVonne has never been to Star Island, but was encouraged by a friend to apply. She is… Read more >

Star Island Hiring Museum Interns for 2016

Star Island Corporation seeks two museum studies interns to fulfill the requirements of our IMLS grant for Thaxter Museum collections during June, July and August, 2016. The Star Island Conference and Retreat Center on the Isles of Shoals represents moments in the history of New England fundamental to an understanding of our American heritage. This… Read more >

Jeffrey Spoor Wins Star Island Veterans Raffle

On Monday, December 14, Star Island drew Jeffrey Spoor’s name from among over 70 entries in the non-profit’s third annual Veterans Raffle. Spoor, a Navy and Army National Guard veteran, wins a free week-long stay on Star Island during the 2016 summer. “What veterans give to our community, including Mr. Spoor, can never be truly… Read more >

LCHIP Awards Star Island $100k Grant for Oceanic Hotel

The New Hampshire Land & Community Heritage Investment Program has awarded Star Island’s Oceanic Hotel $100,000 for historic preservation. The funds will go towards replacing siding on the Victorian Era hotel located on the second largest of the Isles of Shoals. The 2016 grant is the largest ever received by Star Island to help preserve… Read more >

A Long, Beautiful Answer to a Short Question

About a month ago we reached out to a few folks asking them to help us prepare for #GivingTuesday. The request involved asking for a photo of the person on Star Island, plus a one to two sentence answer to: Why do you give to Star Island? We’re sending out those responses throughout the day… Read more >

Scenes from Starry Night

On Saturday, November 21 we welcomed over 100 people to the Discover Portsmouth Center for a great fundraiser featuring a talk by Dudley W. Dudley about her part in saving the Isles of Shoals from becoming a superport for oil tankers in the 1970s. The night also included a silent buy lasix furosemide no prescription… Read more >

Fill Up at the BRGR Bar on Saturday

This Saturday, before or after coming to Starry Night, head over to the BRGR Bar in Portsmouth, NH for a delicious meal. This awesome burger joint is featuring The Star Island Burger on November 21st. The Star Island Burger includes a Maine Family Farms beef patty with spinach, tomatoes, house made old bay aioli, and… Read more >

Third Annual Raffle Open for US Military Veterans

On Wednesday, November 11, Star Island welcomes United States military veterans to enter its third annual raffle for a free Star Island stay during the 2016 summer. Click here to enterAs a thank you to the veteran community, Star Island is giving seven free nights to one veteran and his or her immediate family to… Read more >