- "He has an engaging presentation style and the museum farm is grateful to Avalon Park and Preserve for facilitating George's visit and we thank Martha Clara Vineyards for hosting us for this very special evening," Herb Strobel said.
- "It is an honor for East End Arts to be able to present the art of Larry Costello," says Gallery Director Jane Kirkwood. "Seeing the satisfaction and joy in Larry's eyes as his framed artwork was displayed in the Riverhead Town Hall corridor was a reward in itself."
- "This is our fifth annual Cutchogue holiday house tour. It's a way for us to give back to our community by opening our bed & breakfasts and spreading the holiday cheer," says Lisa Sannino of Sannino Vineyard and B&B.