The FishersIsland.net & Fog Horn Relaunch

Fishers Island has a new communication tool – the redesigned Fishers Island.net website and Fog Horn newsletter.

FishersIsland.net and the accompanying Fog Horn serve as the communications resource for the Fishers Island community.  The content – news, calendar, links and photos, milestones, ads and more create a clear image of Fishers to those on and off island.

The website’s redesign incorporates a fresh modern look, new features and improved content organization and usability. This website upgrade allows us to produce and send the Fog Horn eNewsletter to all free of charge (and produce a printable version for those who wish to receive it).

Contributors are most welcome!  We will continue to feature pieces by Museum Director Pierce Rafferty, gardening tips by contributor Melie Spofford and many more.  Your photographs, stories and news will be welcome additions – be it a surf report, milestone, organization’s event, save the date, calendar event or other Fishers Island community news. Information on advertising your business and services on the new FishersIsland.net site and Fog Horn will be available shortly.  We have incorporated current advertisers on the site and will continue to ‘tweak’ this feature.  Meanwhile, visit the Island Directory and Island Website links for easy access to Island service providers, non-profits and businesses.

Many thanks to website designer Beth Jepsen of Insite Design for all her thoughtful work on designing and building the new site. Gratitude also goes to Heather Burnham, Jamie Doucette and Elizabeth Reid and Jill Rogan for their valuable advice; Pierce Rafferty for his comprehensive writings; Chip Riegel for the use of his beautiful photos in the masthead; Andrew Benkard for his assistance with the transition; Sarah Porter for her continued attention to the Community Calendar; and everyone who took time to review the site development, answer questions and offer suggestions.  A special thank you goes to the Sanger Fund and ICB for their support and help in making this new site a reality. Fishers is on Facebook too. Just visit go to FishersIsland.NY www.facebook.com/FishersIsland.NY and ‘Like’ the page. Created October 5th, it already has over 680 readers/Likes. This Facebook page feeds information from the new website and contains news and photos, announcements and upcoming FI calendar events. If you have something you would like posted, a story idea, an event ‘save the date’, photos to share, suggestions or an interest in advertising, please contact Jane Ahrens at (631) 788-7487 or at info@fishersisland.net.

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