Posts Tagged: development


On Island: A Lot to be Happy About

Greetings, fellow Shoalers! As I write my first report to you as President of the Board, I feel such a sense of gratitude. I am writing from the island, where the Life on A Star conferences have had two glorious weeks. LOAS has broken its attendance records, and is full of joy, music and fellowship,… Read more >

Star Island Corporation

Star Island Receives $100,000 Grant from Shelter Rock’s Large Grant Program

With the help of a $100,000 grant from the Large Grant Program of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock in Manhasset, NY, Star Island continues to make necessary life safety upgrades to its historic buildings and grounds. The bulk of this substantial gift from Shelter Rock funds replacement of the water pump powering Star Island’s… Read more >

On the Island

2012: A Year of Accomplishments

Hello fellow Shoalers! It was a wintry mix this morning, yet things are already heating up in preparation for the next season on Star. A lot is in the works to get ready for next June and a lot has been accomplished in the last 12 months. I want to take a few minutes to… Read more >


Star’s Future

By Joe Watts, Star Island CEO In this issue of our newsletter we are focusing on transitions. This seems fitting, as we are in the midst of a few. Vicky has retired and moved to Seattle to be with her family, and I have moved into the role of Chief Executive Officer. It is an… Read more >


A Message from the Development Office

One of the best benefits of working for Star Island is summer residency on the island and the opportunity to sample each of the programs and related activities.  International Affairs exposed me to experts on the spread of a democratic revolution across the Middle East and the way in which technology did or did not… Read more >