On Veterans Day, Nov 11 2016, the Manahawkin Elks Lodge #2340 Veterans Committee visited the Brookdale Assisted Living facility to celebrate veterans of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, who reside at Brookdale. We are also planning future pizza parties with the veterans residing at Brookdale.
If music gets you into the spirit of the holiday season, then don’t miss this free holiday concert at the Ocean County Library. The Barnegat Branch, 112 Burr Street, will present “The Barnegat High School Holiday Choir Performance” at 7 p.m. Thursday, December 22.
Why would a rising musician after 7 years, 700 plus shows, and five award-winning albums take so much time to support Mary’s Place by the Sea, a respite home for women who are receiving treatment for cancer?Asbury Park based 24 year-old singer/songwriter, Quincy Mumford shared his reason for continually supporting Mary’s Place, “One of the most rewarding … Continue reading MUSICIANS SHARE THEIR MUSIC TO BENEFIT WOMEN FIGHTING CANCER
Stockton University honored the memory of the 2,403 members of the armed forces who died at Pearl Harbor 75 years ago today, at a statewide tribute that included presentations by Lee Darby of Absecon, N.J., whose father survived the attack, and D-Day survivor Peter Fantacone of Mays Landing, N.J.
Soul Jazz is a history of jazz and its reception in the black community in the period from the end of World War II until the end of the Vietnam War. Previous histories reflect the perspective of an integrated America, yet the United States was a segregated country in 1945. The black audience had a … Continue reading New Book Bob Porter “Soul Jazz”