The Wildwoods Host the Return of the Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show Thursday, May 8 – Sunday, May 11

Credits: Walter Pardo, Managing Partner
Wildwood Motor Events, LLC and the Greater Wildwood Hotel Motel Association will host the Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show in the Wildwoods beginning Thursday, May 8 through Sunday, May 11. The day is set to include a variety of fun activities from start to finish that are sure to entertain the car lover in everyone.
For registered participants, the Car Show begins on Thursday, May 8 from noon to 10 p.m. Registration packets can be picked up at the Imperial 500 Motel, 6601 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ. After all registration information is picked up, participants can head to Fox Park across from the Wildwoods Convention Center for a cruise night from 6 - 9 p.m. Free hot dogs and sodas will be provided for a relaxed evening with fellow car enthusiasts. 
A kick-off party will be held on Friday, May 9 at the Wildwoods Convention Center, where car show participants can step back in time for a fun 94.3 WIBG dance party in the Starlight Ballroom. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and a buffet dinner will be available at 7 p.m. 
Spectators will have the opportunity to view and admire an incredible collection of classic and vintage cars and trucks on the world-famous Wildwoods Boardwalk – rated one of the “Top 10 Boardwalks in America” – from 8:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. on Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10. At 3 p.m. each day, don’t miss the parade of beautiful cars and trucks as they cruise down the Boardwalk.

On Saturday evening at 5 p.m., a “Winner’s Circle” event will convene in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring the “Boardwalk Top 40” winners. Following the vote for “Best in Show,” all car show participants are invited to the block party beginning at 7 p.m. 
An awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 11 at 9 a.m. inside the Wildwoods Convention Center, where trophies and prizes will be presented to all of the weekend’s winners. 
For additional information on this event or to register a car, please visit or call 609-522-4546.
For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.          
The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), a national organization, has co-named one of its awards in honor of Dr. Janice Joseph, Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. 
The Dorothy Bracey/Janice Joseph Minority and Women New Scholar Award will recognize outstanding academic contributions by new minority and female scholars. The first award will be given at ACJS conference in March 2015 in Orlando, Florida.
Dr. Joseph, a resident of Gloucester Township in Camden County, became the 47th president of the organization in 2010. She is the first person of African ancestry and first foreign-born person to be elected to the position. Over time, she has served ACJS in several capacities. She is presently ACJS United Nations NGO representative and is the current editor of the Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, which is sponsored by the Minorities and Women Section of ACJS. 
Dr. Joseph organized an ACJS panel for the United Nations Crime Congress, 2010 in Salvador, Brazil. She was twice elected trustee-at-large and chair of the Minorities and Women Section of ACJS. She also received the Founder’s Award for her outstanding contributions to criminal justice education and to ACJS.  
I am humbled and honored by this recognition. This is one of the greatest honors of my career,” said Dr. Joseph. “ACJS has been invaluable to my professional development and growth in the field of criminal justice. I sincerely thank ACJS for this honor.”
Dorothy Bracey, for whom the award is co-named, was the first female president of ACJS in 1984-1985.  She also served as chair of the Department of Anthropology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York.

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