Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association

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There will be a second FRNCA meeting this month, in partnership with the Town of Southampton on Tuesday,
October 16th, at 6PM (1 hour earlier than normal) to present the concept plan for the park we are building in Riverside. 

The consultants surveyed the community at September's FRNCA meeting, and Riverside Rediscovered, in conjunction with FRNCA has been tirelessly door knocking the Riverside community to gather more input. 

The consultants hired by the town are prepared to give a presentation of the plan as it stands currently, at about 50% done, to again hear from the community on how it's going. 

If you're interested in the planning process, please find the time to come to the Crohan Community Center on Tuesday, October 16th at 6pm to share your opinions. 

Read the Riverhead News Review article

Trunk or Treat
is Sunday, October 28, from 1:30-3:30

FRNCA has been accepted into Disney's Points of Light Program.  For every volunteer that registers to help at our community events, we receive free tickets to Disneyworld to be used for fundraisers, rewards for volunteers, disbursement to the community, etc.  The catch is that we need volunteers from 5 - 95 years old.

Disney accepted the Trunk or Treat as an event that benefits the community.  We are looking for more trunks.  If you'd like to decorate your trunk and give out candy for 2 hours, we would LOVE to have you.  We'd love even more to have you register with Disney so your officially counted as a volunteer by clicking here, and then clicking the purple "join now" button. 

In order to earn park tickets, we need a mix of adults and children 5 and up giving back to the community.  We are also accepting candy donations as there are several families who want to decorate, but can't afford to purchase the amount of candy needed to serve the hundreds of kids that participate.  This also counts towards our volunteers, we just need a picture of you and your family with the candy you want to donate.  No amount is too small!  

2018 Food Truck Festival

2018 Food Truck Festival photo gallery coming soon

Apply for FRNCA's Scholarship

Download the 2019 Scholarship Application (PDF)

Emergency Blood Drive - July 9

Download the Emergency Blood Drive flyer Here (PDF)

FRNCA 2018 5K Walk/Run

There will be no 2018 5k Walk/Run this year. More info to follow.

Thank You to All 2017 5K Walk/Run Sponsors with a Special Thanks to Our Platinum, Gold and Silver Contributors:

  • NYS Assemblyman Fred Thiele and Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming
  • Suffolk Federal Credit Union
  • Aurora Contractors, Inc.
  • Renaissance Downtowns/Riverside Rediscovered
  • Riverhead Building Supply
  • Riverhead Trailer
  • Southampton Town Patrolman's Benevolent Association
  • Southampton Town Police Superior Officers Association

Current Committee Advocacy Projects & Organization Initiatives

  • The Butterfly Effect Project - Funding Support
  • Sepa Mujer - Funding and program support
  • Ludlum Avenue Park - Children's Museum of the East End Facility
  • LICF Funded Peconic River Area Centered Creative Placemaking / Community Building initiative with PRCDA.org
  • Education - FRNCA SCHOLARSHIP 5K WALK / RUN - 2018 Coming Soon
  • Ludlum Park Athletic Improvements
  • Beautification - Welcome Signs repair and landscaping
  • Road Safety (Flanders Road and more)
  • Riverside Economic Revitalization - Commercial Development and Affordable Housing
  • Riverside Sewer Study and System Funding
  • Local Roadway Maintenance and Improvements
  • Riverside Maritime Trail Park Development and Community Gardens

Grant Applications and Projects

  • Long Island Community Foundation - Creative Placemaking/Community Building (completed)
  • Riverside Maritime Trail / Peconic River Walk - Suffolk County Dept. of Economic Development and Planning (approved)
  • Riverside Brownfields Mitigation - NYS Department of State (approved)
  • NYS Environmental Justice grant - Riverside Maritime Trail and Park - approved by NYS
  • Peconic River Pedestrian Bridge Design - NYS Dept. of State Grant
  • Hamlet Beautification- Suffolk County Legislative grant
  • Iron Point Park Playground - KABOOM.org Grant
  • Community Beautification / Hamlet Services - Southampton Town Board Grant
  • Big Duck Ranch, Long Island Duck Farming Exhibit - Suffolk County Office of Film and Cultural Affairs and Town of Southampton Grants
  • COPS - U.S. Dept. of Justice Grant

Community Services Community Building Initiatives

  • Head Start Support Initiative
  • Blood Drives
  • Holiday Toy Drive
  • Fall/Winter School Supply Drive
  • Food Drives
  • Scholarship Awards
  • Food Truck Community Festival
  • Hope Day East End partner with Truth Community Church

FRNCA is the fiscal sponsor of Peconic River Community Development Alliance, Inc.

You can make a tax deductible donation to FRNCA for creative platemaking/community building projects or make event contributions. FRNCA is a 501-(c)3 non-profit organization.

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