Welcome to Cherry Grove Community Association, Inc. CGCAI is a membership organization devoted to serving the civic, cultural, community, and commercial needs of Cherry Grove residents. We urge you to join us, and to get involved in the life and future of Cherry Grove, Fire Island. This site is intended to be a useful resource, that will keep you up-to-date on events and activities in our town, and lead you to other organizations and groups who enrich and enlarge our vision for the community and life in The Grove. More than 200 Grove residents are members of CGCAI, and countless others serve on committees devoted to the improvement of community life. Whatever your skills and interests, we look forward to meeting you.
****9-22-15 - THE RENOVATION FOR THE COMMUNITY HOUSE has BEGUN! Check out the construction photo slideshow HERE!!!(p.s. the slideshow is continually updated!)
5/17 - First Annual CGCAI Meeting! 9:15AM: Meet & Greet, 10AM: Meeting. Be There!
5/24 - First Annual Community CPR Day at the Community House. Space is limited to the first 50 people to sign up. Email the EMS folks at CherryGroveEMS@yahoo.com to sign up.....
6/06 - Cherry Grove Clean-Up Day from 8-11:30AM. Meet at the dock. Click here for more details.
6/06 - Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway perform at the CH for an APCG fundraiser! Special reception at Blueberry Hill
6/11 - Our new firetruck arrives at the dock at 4PM! The truck is named in memory of ex-Fire Chief, George Oakley
6/20 - 2pm - CG Gay Pride Parade all around the town! We will start and end at the Fire House. At 3:30 CG Hero Ribbons will be presented to our fire fighting heroes... Check our FB page for more info
6/20 - @4pm - Celebration of the life of Lois McIntosh at Cherry's - A Cherry Grove Legend...
7/04 - It's 40th Invasion of the Pines! Come on down to see the lovelys fill the boats that will take off at noon. Be a part of the festivities downtown! Check on CG Social Media pages for more info. HAPPY 4th, Everyone!!
7/11 - Our new fire truck is here! Come down to the fire house this Saturday for the WETDOWN! Our new truck is dedicated to the memory of Chief George Oakley. Come on down for the refreshments & festivities: NOON to 3PM...
7/11 - Fire Truck Fundraiser at the Ice Palace! Alan Cumming, Jill Sobule, and a host of cool people will be performing. Starts at 9:30PM -
To get tickets, click HERE!
7/18 - **SOCH BENEFIT PARTY at Blueberry Hill - "the hottest party of the summer" - 4-7PM - IT'S "100,000 SUPERHEROES!" -CHECK OUT THE EVENT POSTER & INFO HERE. [limited availability - get your tickets now.] For tickets, see any CGCAI board member, or email Frank
7/19 - 10am-NOON - CGCAI 2nd GENERAL COMMUNITY MEETING. Homeowners - please bring your POA DOCK PETITION FORM to sign at the meeting - there will be notaries there!
7/25 11-3PM at the Community House - Celebrate & see the 2015 ARCHIVES. Fabulous & interesting! Free Admission. Presented by The Cherry Grove Archives Committee
8/22 - *CGCAI 2015 HONORS AWARDS* - Being honored are: Brian Clark, Troy Files, Gina Garan & Richard Schack. A Spotlight Award will go to Lois McIntosh. 6-9PM SAVE THE DATE - TICKETS GO ON SALE this Saturday 7/25 from 10-NOON in front of the Community House - limited number available ! Call Bobbie at x6769 for tix ....Click HERE to see our cool & groovy Honors Poster!
*HONORS ADS: Design your own ad that will appear in our lovely Honors Booklet. Design it for yourself or your house or business. See all the specifics: *RIGHT HERE* Download the PDF for all the info. Ad deadline is August 2nd!
YOGA at the Community House with Edrie - Saturdays @ 9AM-10
9/20 - 10am-NOON - CGCAI Last GENERAL COMMUNITY MEETING. Homeowners: please bring your POA DOCK PETITION FORM to sign at the meeting - there will be notaries present! Also, check in at A Summer Place Realty to make a notary-appointment at other times to sign this important doc
Click HERE to check out the latest Cherry Grove Arts Project events...
****9-22-15 - THE RENOVATION FOR THE COMMUNITY HOUSE has BEGUN! Check out the construction photo slideshow HERE!!!!!
[SOCH] -- Our July 18th 'SuperHero Fundraiser' raised over $75,000 for SOCH! Special thanks to Sam & Chris, our wonderful hosts. And, many thanks to all the party attendees, and generous SuperHero donators. It was a fabulous time - POW!!!
[SOCH] New SOCH Donation Opportunities will be available ALL SUMMER LONG in connection with our "100.000 SUPERHEROES" Fundraiser on July 18th. Read about our "SuperHero Medals", & "SuperHero Observation Deck" donation options HERE! For additional information, email Frank B
7/2015 - ALERT! Recent sightings of Portuguese Man-O-War animals on FI beaches. Click HERE for important info, or go to this F.I. Association LINK ...
ON SALE: 2015 Cherry Grove Dock Posters - Posters are on sale at the CGPOA Dock Office for $10 each. The 12"x18" reproductions are on glossy paper and are based on a painting by artist John Mansueto. They will also be sold on 9/20, at the next CGCAI Meeting. All proceeds go to CGPOA. (We are unable to ship posters, so you must arrange for pick-up in the Grove.) See the Poster design HERE...
[SOCH] To check out our updated SOCH Donor List (7-10-15) CLICK HERE !
[SOCH] Take a look at our new Landmark Status sign, specially made for the Community House. Many thanks to George McGarvey for this donation
[SOCH] 11/2014 - SOCH has received a grant in the amount of $334,863.00 awarded by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Amazing News!!
[SOCH] 08/2014 - We have just received the Brookhaven Town Board Zoning approval for existing structures
[SOCH] 06/2014 - We've received the Brookhaven Town Deptartment of Environmental Protection Wetlands & Waterways Permit...
[SOCH] 12/2013 -SOCH has just received a $25,000 grand from American Express Company. Such excellent news! Lorraine Michel's book: "Celebrating the Heart of Cherry Grove: 1948-2013" is available. Email her to get your copy!