The Stony Brook Foundation is hosting a fund-raiser on Friday, July 11, to help restore Shinnecock Bay. Donations will be used to build clam sanctuaries, which will help build clam reproductive output, increase water quality and control harmful algae blooms. The goal is “to turn the brown tide blue” and there is a whole range of sponsorship opportunities.
The cocktail reception is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Marine Sciences Center, 8 Little Neck Road, Stony Brook Southampton. Tickets for the cocktail reception are $150 in advance and $200 at the door and are still available.
For those wishing to donate a little more, there are sponsorship opportunities ranging from “Bay Sponsor” which is $500, up to “Clam Sponsor” which is $10,000 per couple, and have a variety of extra benefits. For more information on all of the sponsorship levels and how to donate even if you can’t make the event visit their website.