CORAM, NY – On Monday, September 11th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker awarded the Davis Town Meeting House Society with a $5,000 grant check from the Suffolk County Legislature. The grant is a Suffolk County Legislative Omnibus Grant to assist the organization with community events and programs.
“I am proud to present the Davis Town Meeting House Society with this Legislative Grant from Suffolk County. The member of the society do a wonderful job preserving the beauty and integrity of the Davis House, while providing educational programs for residents,” said Legislator Anker. “I look forward to continuing to partner with the organization and its members to improve the quality of life in our community.”
The members of the Davis Town Meeting House Society are the stewards of the Lester H. Davis House, located at the corner of Mt. Sinai Coram Road and Middle Country Road in Coram. They work diligently to restore and preserve the structure, while providing programs that inform residents about the history of the Longwood community. All residents are welcome to attend upcoming meetings and historical presentations. You do not have to be a member to participate!
Schedule of Upcoming Events (all presentations will be at 7:00 PM at the Swezey-Avey House at the corner of Yaphank-Middle Island Road and Main Street in Yaphank):
October 2nd – “Georgy Washington’s L.I. Spy Ring” by Elizabeth Kahn Kaplan
November 6th – “Midnight Rum: L.I. and Prohibition” by Jonathan Olly, Ph.D.
December 4th – “Camp Upton” by Paul Infranco & Annual Holiday Party
The Davis Town Meeting House Society is also in the midst of their annual membership drive. For more information about the organization, to volunteer, or to receive a membership application, please visit http://www.davistownmeetinghouse.org.