December 2016

It’s hard to believe that I have been writing On Point since 2011. At the end of the year, it’s fun to reflect on some of my favorites Island topics I’ve written about. Don’t get wrong, every story has a special place in my heart, but there are some that I think about often. I […]

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Christmas has passed, and the bears are in hibernation, but the spirit of the season is still in full swing with the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser. We’re keeping the online donation page open until the end of the year, and we have raised nearly $29,000 for the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Cub’s Healthy […]

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The bears may have gone into hibernation until next year’s Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser, but the work to end childhood hunger on Martha’s Vineyard is still happening daily. And our annual holiday fundraiser is helping make a difference. The Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club serves over 100 elementary school aged children, from […]

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Today and tomorrow are the last days for guests to visit the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite, a special place where holiday memories are made. The suite is open from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. We were thrilled to be asked to extend the suite for another week, and are sad that is coming to […]

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It’s true – the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite has been extended! In case you missed it or if you haven’t gone, this magical event, where holiday memories are made will be open Tuesday, December 13th – Saturday, December 14th, daily from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the Harbor View Hotel Captain Collins Cottage […]

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One of the biggest ways we raise money with the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser is with our annual raffle that we host during Christmas in Edgartown, and this year will not disappoint. Island Restaurant Package Let’s start with one of my favorite raffle items ever – the Island Restaurant Package. We have continued to […]

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The ever-popular island radio station, MVY Radio, dropped in on the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite for a special visit. Laurel Redington, host of the Vineyard Currents show, ended up with her own personal tour from 8-year-old Hayley Smith, the adorable — and fairly witty — daughter of Point B’s Julia Smith. Laurel also talked with our Social Media Manager, and Teddy […]

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Hope you have your santa hat ready, elf ears, even a red or green tutu because it’s almost time for the second Annual Teddy Bear Trot 5k & Walk — the Island’s very own jingle run. The Teddy Bear Trot is part of the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser, which is raising money for the Martha’s […]

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