Valentine and Annual Appeal

Happy Valentine’s Day to our Fishers Island Community,

Our Island website and the accompanying Fog Horn e-newsletter just celebrated the 3rd anniversary since the re-launch in 2014! Our readers and donors have written:

“The growth and strength of the digital communication on this island has been amazing.”
“The website is very instrumental and diligent in getting information out that needs to be disseminated.”
“It really speaks to the island happenings, and how it does ‘take an island’ to get things done.”
“It is an excellent resource that is very well curated and designed.”
“I access it from my phone almost every day for the tide chart, news and to check upcoming events.”
“The Fog Horn newsletter is spectacular! So user friendly and informative.”
“Keeping those who are far away close to the isle.”
“I just love! Please keep up the good work and continue to entertain us!”

To continue to bring Island news, calendar events, Ebb & Flow announcements, photos, celebrations, online directory, non-profit and business links, classifieds and more to our readers on and off Island, annual financial support of is needed.

The generous Sanger Fund was instrumental in getting this off the ground. Advertisers help, but it is our community members who make the difference in supporting this valuable Island resource. 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. in numbers
since the re-launch in January 2014:

2199 Website Posts
7817 Images
7642 Calendar Events
2129 Fog Horn Subscribers
1555 FI Facebook Friends

Visitors to in 2016 (50% returning and 50% new users), actively engaged in 150,948 sessions from all 50 states and 156 countries. They accessed via keyword search, direct channel links from other websites and emails, as well as social media including Facebook, Twitter, blogs, LinkedIn and reddit.

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, or in the envelope enclosed.

Payment by Credit Card: Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Please call the FICC at (631) 788-7683 with the following information – card type (Visa or MasterCard), name on card, card number, card expiration date, and security code on back of 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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