Gingerbread House Decorating & Windmill Lighting

Our Gingerbread House decorating was quite an event. Coupled with our windmill lighting, families enjoyed hot cocoa and cookies and sang carols afterwards. Check out the finished products that look much too beautiful to eat!   

6th Annual New Year’s Eve “Ball” Drop

Our sixth annual Ball Drop was another huge success. Over five hundred revelers enjoyed sparkling cider and counted down to twelve o’clock on New Year’s Eve at CMEE.  At the stroke of noon, the ball dropped, the noisemakers sounded, the confetti fell and fell and fell.   We’re still cleaning it up!  Best wishes to all of […]

Letter from the Director – January 2012

Dear Friends, Happy New Year! After a fantastic December, CMEE was delighted to ring in 2012 last week with 500 people attending our fourth annual New Year’s Eve “Ball Drop.” With so many of you visiting CMEE during the holiday break and throughout the year, CMEE had its highest attendance ever in 2011.   A […]

Toys for Needy Children

During tough times, it’s often difficult for families facing economic hardship to provide presents for their children during the holidays. As part of our mission to “enrich the lives of children and families” and “strengthen the East End community,” we are hosting a toy drive for Toys for Tots on December 17 and we’re also […]

Community Service Becomes a Thanksgiving Tradition

In case you didn’t read about it already, we wanted to thank Jordan Bacher who organized and hosted a Thanksgiving dinner for families from the Retreat at CMEE on Thanksgiving. This is the third year that Jordan has organized a special Thanksgiving dinner and CMEE was honored to serve as the venue. Jordan’s Thanksgiving Dinner […]

Thank You to Systems Design for helping to spruce up CMEE!

In the celebration of Thanksgiving, CMEE wants to give many, many thanks to Systems Design Co. in Southampton, which does integrated home automation systems for security, lighting and home theaters. As part of their deep commitment to the community, staff members from Systems Design spent an entire Tuesday earlier this week helping spruce up the […]

Letter From the Director – December 2011

Dear Friends, I hope you had a great Thanksgiving. CMEE was delighted to celebrate the holiday last Thursday by serving as the venue for a special Thanksgiving Dinner organized by Ross School student, Jordan Bacher for twenty families from the Retreat. You can learn more about Jordan’s inspiring story in this month’s newsletter. Speaking of […]


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