From the Editor

Sylvia Weinstein


Happy holidays all of you good girls and boys! Don't you just love the feeling in the air at this time of year? Warm and fuzzy sentiments abound and the urge to be EXTRA kind to everyone illuminates. Fill your tummies with just the right amount of holiday treats and be sure to remind your family and friends how much you love and care for them. Here is wishing you the happiest of holiday seasons from the Oyster Pointer family to yours!

Sylvia Weinstein


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From the Editor

Sylvia Weinstein

Happy Summer, Beachcombers!

June has arrived and the summer sun has come with it. Remember your sunscreen, flip-flops and shades when you head out to have your summer fun. With June, we celebrate all the dads out there with Father's Day and our closest buddies on National Best Friend Day. Be sure to salute the Stars and Bars for Flag Day as you pack your travel bags for summer vacations. Here's to sandy toes, "borrowed" seashells and relaxing summer sunsets.

Sylvia Weinstein

Important Message from Virginia Peninsula Foodbank