Valentine & Annual Appeal

Happy Valentine’s Day to our Fishers Island Community,

February 14, 2018 recently celebrated the 4th anniversary since the re-launch and sent the 50th Fog Horn e-newsletter this month! Our readers and donors are growing and have written:

“Continuing thanks for the wonderful communications job for Islanders and summer visitors.”

“It really speaks to the island happenings, and how it does ‘take an island’ to get things done.” 

“I access it from my phone almost every day for the tide chart, news and to check upcoming events.”

“We absolutely love viewing the great collection of Fishers photos, really outstanding, as is the whole website.”

“The Fog Horn newsletter is spectacular! So user friendly and informative.”

“Can you let me know where I can find the list of hotels and public transportation options?”

“I just love! Please keep up the good work and continue to entertain us!”

This Island’s communications is run on a shoestring budget
and every contribution is appreciated! 

Annual financial support of is needed to continue to bring Island news, and calendar events, along with the Ebb & Flow announcements, photos, celebrations, online directory, non-profit and business links, and classified ads to our readers on and off Island.

It is our community members, like you, who make the difference in supporting this valuable Island resource now. Serving our year-round and seasonal residents as well as school families, island employees and visitors, contractors, scientists, and others, this is the local news source focusing on Fishers Island’s uniqueness.

Thank you for your consideration. NUMBERS

Activity since the re-launch in January 2014
with % increase/difference since February 2017.

In 2017, visitors to actively engaged in over 290,000 sessions from all 50 states and countries around the globe (with the exception of Cuba, N. Korea, and several African nations). An average of over 3,000 users per month accessed the site via keyword search, direct channel links from other websites and emails, as well as social media including Facebook, Twitter, blogs, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, and others.

Supporting Fishers Island’s Communications 

The island’s communications are supported financially by grant funds, advertising income, and donations from our readers. Contributions are tax deductible as (and associated communications vehicles) is a 501(c) 3, nestled in a separate and special account for accounting purposes, under the oversight of the Fishers Island Community Center (FICC).

Donations may be made in the following ways:

Payment by Check: Please make checks to FICC with ‘’ in Memo. Please mail to c/o FICC, PO Box 464, Fishers Island, NY 06390.

Payment by Credit Card: Please call the FICC at (631) 788-7683 with the following information – card type (Visa, MasterCard or AmericanExpress), name on the card, card number, card expiration date, and security code on the back of the card. Be sure to note the donation is for

Gifts of Securities (stocks, bonds, or mutual funds) are also welcome and appreciated.

Visit often, and subscribe to the monthly Fog Horn e-newsletter.

Donations and advertising income financially support the Island’s communications efforts including website hosting and electronic newsletter capabilities, website widget and enhancement subscriptions, limited printing and postage, and other necessary expenses.
Please contact Editor Jane Ahrens at with any questions. 

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