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Super Plunge XIII Set For Super Bowl Sunday Brant Beach

The 14th Annual Super “Plunge” Sunday is scheduled for Super Bowl Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 1:00 PM. Participants are invited to brave the icy, cold Atlantic Ocean, and will have plenty of time to be home for the big game. Super Plunge XIV, a fundraiser organized by St. Francis Community Center and the Swim Teams of Southern Regional High School, will take place at the 48th Street Beach in the Brant Beach section of Long Beach Township. Continue reading Super Plunge XIII Set For Super Bowl Sunday Brant Beach

Comedy Night Tickets Now on Sale

We are excited to announce that tickets are now available for our annual Comedy Night Scholarship Fundraiser.  The last two years we sold out so we are hoping to do the same this year!  You can buy tickets online https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lacey-chamber-of-commerce-scholarship-comedy-night-tickets-40771295041?aff=erelexpmlt or at one of our ticket locations.

Deadline to Enter New Jersey Shout Down Drugs Competition is February 1

New Jersey high school students are invited to share their musical drug prevention messages as part of the 2018 New Jersey Shout Down Drugs music competition, organized by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey.

In its 14th year, the contest encourages high school students to create songs with original music and lyrics that contain a strong peer-to-peer prevention message. Whether the song is R&B, rock, jazz, hip hop or soul, the goal is to spread the importance of avoiding substance use. Continue reading Deadline to Enter New Jersey Shout Down Drugs Competition is February 1

The Wildwoods Convention Center Annual All Breed Dog Show, January 17-January 21

Attention all dog lovers! Four-legged friends of all shapes and sizes will return to the Wildwoods Convention Center for the annual All Breed Dog Show. The Atlantic Ocean Classic Dog Show Cluster, hosted by the Boardwalk Kennel Club, will feature five days of competitions starting Wednesday, January 17 through Sunday, January 21.

Certified judges will determine the winners of each category and various prizes will be awarded. So come out and see the best of the best of all dog breeds! Continue reading The Wildwoods Convention Center Annual All Breed Dog Show, January 17-January 21

More than 800 volunteers participate in Stockton 14th MLK Day of Service

More than 800 Stockton students, alumni and other volunteers spent the Martin Luther King, J. holiday Monday giving back to their communities at more than 40 public service projects at multiple sites including Tuckerton Seaport, Hammonton and the Atlantic City beach.

“At Stockton, this is a day on, not a day off,” said Dean of Students Pedro Santana in welcoming the volunteers. Continue reading More than 800 volunteers participate in Stockton 14th MLK Day of Service

We’re Thinking Sunshine! Volunteer as a Fresh Air Host Family

Fresh Air summers are filled with children running through the sprinklers in the grass, gazing at star-filled skies and swimming for the first time. This summer, join volunteer host families in Central and Southern New Jersey, and open your heart and home to a Fresh Air child. Each summer, thousands of children from New York City’s low-income communities visit suburban, rural and small town communities along the East Coast and Southern Canada through The Fresh Air Fund’s Friendly Towns Program.   Continue reading We’re Thinking Sunshine! Volunteer as a Fresh Air Host Family

Ocean County Library Offers Free Professional Skills Online through Lynda.com

The Ocean County Library offers online professional business courses for all skill levels on Lynda.com through the library’s website www.theoceancountylibrary.org

Lynda.com, is an online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills with streaming video on over 3,600 topics taught by recognized industry experts, through engaging, top-quality courses.

This service is free to all Ocean County Library cardholders and is available 24 hours a day on any device with an internet connection.

For information about Lynda.com call the library at 732-349-6200 or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org, click Resources and Databases.

 

OCEAN COUNTY CLERK APPLAUDS NEW LAW REGULATING DEED PROCUREMENT AND SOLICITATION

Ocean County Clerk Scott M. Colabella said a newly signed state law will help residents from being overcharged for certified copies of deeds by private vendors.

“This bill was endorsed by the Constitutional Officers Association of New Jersey and we are very pleased to see it signed into law,” said Colabella. “This will help many of our residents who have been taken advantage of by vendors charging high prices for a certified copy of deed that can easily be obtained at County Clerk offices for far less.” Continue reading OCEAN COUNTY CLERK APPLAUDS NEW LAW REGULATING DEED PROCUREMENT AND SOLICITATION

Stretch + Sip – A Night of Wine, Yoga, Heart Health & Networking

On Thursday, February 8, 2018, starting at 6:00 pm, Aperion Yoga, Community Medical Center and Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce will host Stretch + Sip an evening of Wine, Yoga, Heart Health & Networking at Bacchus Winemaking Club, 1540 Route 37 West, Toms River.  Open to members and future members the $25 fee includes yoga instruction, wine tasting and lite fare. Register at: www.tomsriverchamber.com/business-after-hours/ .  Event Partner Opportunity available, contact danielle@tomsriverchamber.com.   Continue reading Stretch + Sip – A Night of Wine, Yoga, Heart Health & Networking

Applebee’s Announces Above and “BEE”yond Teacher Essay Contest

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar today announced the launch of its Above and “BEE”yond Teacher Essay Contest, which will recognize top teachers – as nominated by their students – by awarding them with a sponsorship check and end-of-year class party, courtesy of Applebee’s. The contest is being offered at Applebee’s restaurants in New Jersey owned and operated by local franchisee, Doherty Enterprises. Continue reading Applebee’s Announces Above and “BEE”yond Teacher Essay Contest