Dunkls to be recognized at reception

Peter Dunkl at the bandstand in Ocean Park. Peter and his siblings Frank and Heidi will receive the Creative Living Award. — Alison Shaw Photography

The Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard is honoring Heidi, Peter, and Frank Dunkl with its Ruth J. Bogan – Ruth Redding Memorial Fund 2017 Creative Living Award at a reception scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 5 pm at the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs. The award was announced in September.

The award is designed to “encourage fine craftsmanship, creativity, and ingenuity in many fields,” and recognizes Islanders for their efforts to “enhance and preserve the quality of life on the Vineyard forever.”

Tuesday’s event includes a reception, music, and a $1,000 philanthropy drawing. For more information, email info@endowmv.org or call 508-338-4665.