Category Archives: Manahawkin

Manahawkin Comic Book Show Returns to Ocean County Sunday, Oct. 1

Comic book and science fiction fans take note, the Manahawkin Comic Book Show will be held 10 am to 4 pm Sunday, Oct. 1 at the Holiday Inn, 151 Rt. 72 East Manahawkin.

Admission is only $3 per person and children 12 and under are free. There will be free comic packs for the first 100 people at the show and a cash drawing at noon and 2 p.m. The show will feature comics from the silver age up to the modern era. More than 20 vendor tables with toys and other collectibles will be present.

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Manahawkin Applebee’s Raises Over $5,000 for Kids with Cancer

Rich McCleary, assistant general manager of the Manahawkin Applebee’s, presents a check for $5,295 on August 10 to Ocean of Love, an Ocean County-based non-profit charity that is dedicated to helping children with cancer and their families.  A true community partner, Manahawkin Applebee’s, owned and operated by Doherty Enterprises, has been holding fundraising events for Ocean of Love over the past ten years. To raise funds, Rich completed his fourth 100-mile ultra-marathon in June to raise money and awareness for Ocean of Love. Rich began his route at the Sunset Pavilion on Cape May Beach and finished at his very own Manahawkin Applebee’s. Over the past three years, theManahawkin Applebee’s have raised more than $50,195 for Ocean of Love.

COVER PHOTO From L to R: Mike McKee, area director, Applebee’s; Richard McCleary, assistant general manager, Manahawkin Applebee’s; Tracy Ratz, director, Ocean of Love; Danielle Baer and Taylor Hearn, caseworkers, Ocean of Love.

In New Jersey, Applebee’s is located in Brick, Bridgewater, Butler, Clark, Clifton, East Hanover, Edison, Flemington, Garfield, Hackensack, Hackettstown, Hillsborough, Howell, Jersey City, Jersey Gardens, Kearny, Lacey, Linden, Manahawkin, Manalapan, Manchester, Middletown, Milltown, Mt. Olive, Newark, Newton, North Bergen, Northvale, Ocean, Paramus, Parsippany, Phillipsburg, Piscataway, Rockaway, Tinton Falls, Toms River, Totowa, Union, Wall and Woodbridge.

 

About Doherty Enterprises, Inc.   

Established in 1985, Doherty Enterprises, Inc. is recognized as the 68th largest privately-held business in the New York Metro area by Crain’s Business and the 11th  largest franchisee in the United States as ranked in the Restaurant Finance Monitor, operating seven restaurant concepts including: Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, Panera Bread, Chevys Fresh Mex, Quaker Steak & Lube, Noodles & Company, and two of its own concepts, The Shannon Rose Irish Pub and Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas. In 2015, Nation’s Restaurant News ranked Doherty Enterprises as the 78th largest U.S. Foodservice revenue company, up from 85 in 2014. To date, Doherty Enterprises owns and operates over 150 restaurants in northern, southern and central New Jersey, on Long Island, as well as locations throughout Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and sections of Florida and Georgia. The Doherty vision is to be the “Best Food Service Company in the Communities We Serve” and its mission is to “Wow Every Guest Every Time, Wow Our People, Wow Our Communities and Wow Our Suppliers.” (www.DohertyInc.com).

 

About Applebee’s®

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar offers a lively casual dining experience combining simple, craveable American fare with flair, classic drinks and local drafts. All Applebee’s restaurants are owned and operated by entrepreneurs dedicated to serving their communities and offering quality food and drinks with genuine, neighborly service. Applebee’s is one of the world’s largest casual dining brands; as of March 31, 2017, there are approximately 2,000 Applebee’s franchise restaurants in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and 15 other countries. Applebee’s is franchised by subsidiaries of DineEquity, Inc. [NYSE: DIN], which is among the world’s largest full-service restaurant companies.

 

Manahawkin Applebee’s Manager Finishes 100-Mile-Ultra-Marathon for Kids with Cancer

Rich McCleary, general manager of the Manahawkin Applebee’s (center), completes his fourth 100-mile ultra-marathon with his brother-in-law, A.J. Johnson (right), as supporters celebrate his accomplishment on June 25, to raise money and awareness for Ocean of Love, an Ocean County-based charity that helps children with cancer. Rich began his route at the Sunset Pavilion on Cape May Beach and finished at his very own Manahawkin Applebee’s with a time of 27 hours.  Previously 135 lbs. overweight, Rich changed his lifestyle and fell in love with distance running and has been holding fundraising events for Ocean of Love since 2007. Over the past three years, the Manahawkin Applebee’s raised $44,900 for Ocean of Love, and Rich and his team are working to raise $10,000 in 2017 through a number of initiatives.  Rich’s effort has raised more than $5,000 to date. To support the cause, donations can be made online athttp://www.active.com/donate/OOL100milerun.

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A Classical Cocktail Business After Hours Networking Event

Greater Toms River & Southern Ocean Chambers of Commerce along with Creative Click Media invite you to a fun filled Business After Hours on Thursday, July 13, 2017, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Creative Click Media, 20 N. Main Street, Manahawkin, NJ 08050. The evenings activities include: kayaking, ping pong, yoga, live music, headshots, refreshments & networking.

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Manahawkin Elks Clambake

The Manahawkin Elks Lodge #2340 at 520 Hilliard Blvd, Manahawkin, NJ  will hold its annual Clambake on Saturday, 7/22/17 from 1pm to 5pm.
Over 10,000 clams will be ordered Fresh and steamed clams, clam chowder, chicken, corn, burgers, hot dogs and beverages will be available.
Music by John Reed
For ticket information, please contact the Manahawkin Elks Lodge at 609-597-1107
All are welcome.
Advance tickets are recommended $30.00 – At the Door $35.00 – Young adults $20.00 – under 12 yo free

AtlantiCare Health Park, Manahawkin features The Shack, Currents, Tides and other shore scenes More than 90 pieces of art featured in new facility

AtlantiCare’s newest facility in its Manahawkin Health Park takes patients, staff, and visitors Up and Away, for a Dance on the Ocean Floor, and to A Place Called Heaven. It invites them to experience Harmony and HopeSpring Sailing, and The End of Summer. And it takes them down the Route 72 Causeway in Stafford Township to remember an iconic shack. Continue reading AtlantiCare Health Park, Manahawkin features The Shack, Currents, Tides and other shore scenes More than 90 pieces of art featured in new facility

Flag Day Celebration at the Manahawkin Elks Lodge #2340 on 6/11/17

The Flag Day Service we conduct is a reminder that the Flag has been a symbol of freedom, liberty, and opportunity.  It prompts us to remember the sacrifices that have been made, and continue to be made, by the men and women of the US Armed Forces, around the world.  The Flag is also a tribute to police and fire departments nationwide. The purpose of the Elks service is to honor our country’s Flag, to celebrate the anniversary of its birth, and to recall achievements attained beneath the Flag’s folds. Continue reading Flag Day Celebration at the Manahawkin Elks Lodge #2340 on 6/11/17