Making Bellport Village an even better place.

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The Bellport Village Program Fund 

The mission of this private not for profit organization is to partner with the Village to execute selected projects to improve the experience of residents and youths at the Village recreational areas.

 

Our mission and related projects are executed for the benefit of the residents of the Village of Bellport.

To see a description of all our current projects and mission, click here

 

Breaking News and Current Projects

 

Mothers Beach Automated Gate - Spring 2022

The gate at Mothers Beach has always been a manual gate. This has resulted in it remaining closed during the Winter months due to no Village employees being available to open and close it from sunrise to sunset. The BVPF has solved this problem!

This new attractive automated gate will be installed in the Spring of 2022 thanks to 75% of the funds needed being provided by the BVPF (the Village will provide 25%).

This gate will be automatically opened and closed remotely by Village personnel during daylight hours 365 days of the year!

THANK YOU BVPF AND THE VILLAGE!

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Mothers Beach New Playground - April 2022

Two new pieces of playground equipment and additional beach sand have just been installed at Mothers Beach. This is a major part of a new Mothers Beach upgrade and renovation project with the Village that includes additional sand, industrial removal of the imbedded sea weed mass, ongoing beach cleaning of the sea weed, relocation of the Gazebo, porta-potties, guard shack, and the Memorial Bench. All this should be completed by this Summer. This new playground equipment is funded 100% by the BVPF.

THANK YOU BVPF!

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Mothers and Marina Beaches- Project Comb-Over - Summer 2022

The beaches at Mothers Beach and the Marina/Bandshell Beach are plagued with foul smelling, rotting and decaying seaweed. This has, over recent years, really increased in volume and has imbedded itself into the sand on the beach.

This permanent imbedded mass of rotting seaweed and gunk is not only creating an inhospitable environment for resident beach goers, but it is creating health hazards related to swarms of various species of flies, mosquitoes, and other disease carrying insects and bugs.

 

The BVPF identified the attached industrial strength Barber Beach rake as the great solution for removal of the accumulating sea weed and other debris at Mothers Beach and the Marina/Bandshell Beach. This rake, in various sizes, is in use at 23 different LI Towns and Villages at their beaches.

The BVPF has purchased this rake and The Village is raking these 2 beaches starting May 2022.

It is anticipated that this raking will commence each year prior to Memorial Day with a major first day cleanup and continuous raking will proceed until September 30 and perhaps periodically thereafter.

THANK YOU BVPF AND THE VILLAGE!

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Mothers Beach – More Sand/More Sun

The BVPF purchased 300 tons of sand to be deposited at Mothers Beach.  This was completed by the Village Highway Dept. on May 12, 2022!  It looks awesome!  The Village also improved the sightlines by relocating the gazebo eastward, is in the process of installing a new enclosure for the Porta-Potty, and also installing new fencing.

 

THANK YOU BVPF AND THE VILLAGE!

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Calendar of Upcoming Events

Bellport Village Program Fund Family Bingo Nights - June 30 & July 28 - 5 PM

The BVPF will again sponsor Family Bingo Nights outside at Cedarfield at 3 Titus Lane.  This event has been particularly fun for children of all ages! 

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July 10 - 5 PM

After a 2-year delay, the Bellport Village Program Fund (BVPF)  launched the newly christened Bellport Bay 5K on Sunday, July 10, 2022! Over 328 runners registered and the turnout was huge! It started with a 50 yard Fun Run for kids of all ages. Then there was a festive post-run awards ceremony in the Bandshell Park, featuring free food from Elite Feats and Shelby’s Kitchen for the runners , plus an open grill from Shelby’s Kitchen featuring hamburgers, hotdogs and sausage and peppers

Family Night at Mother’s Beach - July 23 - 4-7 PM

Family Night at Mother’s Beach will be held on Saturday July 23, 2022.  Food can be purchased from Flo’s Truck, paddle boarding, oyster seeding and other fun family activities planned. Meet new families and old friends.

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Summer 2022 Fundraiser - Cocktails by the Bay - Aug 13 - 6 PM

The 2022 Cocktail Fundraiser at Roger and Sava Thomas’ garden will be held on Saturday, August 13.  Please support all of our great projects and attend!

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2022 Sandcastle Contest - Sept. 3

The annual Sandcastle contest will be held on Saturday, Sept. 3 at Ho Hum Beach.  This is an exciting event suited for all ages. Register at HoHum. Prizes and recognition in local media.  Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 4.

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2022 Annual Scarecrow Contest - October

The annual Scarecrow Contest will be held again this year in October. This is an exciting and fun event suited for all ages.  Prizes and recognition in local media.  Details on materials and the process will be communicate closer to October. 

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Shop with AmazonSmile and Support the BVPF  

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to the Bellport Village Program Fund.  Click on the link below, sign in to your existing Amazon account with your email address and Amazon Password, and shop, shop, shop!.  That's all there is to it.  This is a great way to support the BVPF. 

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