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Farmingville Gearing Up For Arboretum?
On Wednesday, the Farmingville Hills Chamber of Commerce held its general meeting at The Flaming Hearth, and were treated to a presentation by developer Michael Kelly. Kelly, introduced renderings and plans to develop an arboretum in the community, described on the Chamber's Facebook page as "an open space area surrounded by various trees, shrubs and plants." By the way, the Chamber fell just short of its goal of 200 likes on Facebook by the end of 2012, but at its current 178, they might reach that goal before January ends. Click on the hyperlink and like their page to see more photos of Kelly's presentation and other news and info.
Ronkonkoma Civic Organization Holding Litter Cleanup
The Lake Ronkonoma Civic Organization will be holding its monthly Portion Road Litter Clean Up tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. The group will meet with volunteers on the southwest corner of Portion Road and Holbrook Road to help tidy up the area's "main street." In addition, the organization will not hold its first general membership meeting of the new year until February.
Happy Hour at Cupcake Girlz
As soon as you finish reading this roundup, head over to Cupcake Girlz on Horseblock Road in Farmingville for their oft-revisited "Happy Hour." Today, from 5 p.m to 7 p.m., customers who visit the store can purchase cupcakes for $15 and get four classic cupcakes for free. The business announced this promotion on its Facebook page. Just a reminder if you head down there, let them know you clicked through and saw their ad.