Giving Back

October 11, 2019

STAFFORD - The Maximilian Foundation is hosting its Fifth Annual Family Fish Fry on to raise funds for our organization. The event will be hosted by the Manahawkin Elks Lodge #2340 and is open to all that would like to come out to have a great day of fun, entertainment, great food and games, all ...

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The Barnegat Democratic Club and Municipal Committee is proud to host its 12th semi-annual blood drive, and the 6th Annual Columbus Day Blood Drive facilitated by the Red Cross.  The Democrats also host a blood drive at Easter time.  The drive will be held on Monday, October 14, 2019, between ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – It’s one of the benefits of the Township of Barnegat Committee meeting early in the month. Although National Friends of Libraries Week doesn’t start until October 20th, the Mayor and Committee offered a commemorative plaque to the local library early. Mayor Al Cirulli made the ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Without question, addiction at any age represents much more than a local issue. While a great deal of time and money is spent on recovery, one Ocean County non-profit organization believes in a different approach.  With that in mind, the Maximillian Foundation just donated to the ...

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BRANT BEACH — The 13th annual Jetty Clam Jam, for the first time, ran in September under sunny skies and with remnants of Hurricane Humberto sending contestable surf throughout the day. What made the long-running event special was that it was held in honor of a community member who is currently ...

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STAFFORD - Family Promise of Southern Ocean County, a local organization that partners with communities to guide homeless children and their families towards achieving sustainable independence is hosting their Seventh Annual Gift Auction on Saturday, November 9. The event will take place 6 to 9 ...

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STAFFORD - Elizabeth Golla, Executive Director for Family Promise of Southern Ocean County, was recently recognized by the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore. The Phenom Award, which honors Phenomenal Women Under 40, recognizes emerging, female leaders from Monmouth and Ocean counties not only for ...

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STAFFORD - The Tenth Annual Walk The Causeway Community Bridge Walk took place on Sunday morning. This event, presented by The Causeway Family of Dealerships, benefits the future leaders in our community by distributing funds raised to our area schools.  Other key sponsors included the Van Dyk ...

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STAFFORD - Supporters and those interested in this organization are invited to join David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation on Wednesday, September 25th at The Mainland - Holiday Inn Manahawkin for "A Reception of Gratitude."  The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m.   "We want to thank ...

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STAFFORD -  The weather report looks great!  Hurricane Dorian will be far out to see.  This Saturday is the opportunity to celebrate the Irish at the Jersey Shore. The Ocean County Chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh members are all set to welcome everybody at the 2019 Ocean County ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The first annual "Climb out of the Darkness" for the Jersey Shore area will be held this Saturday, September 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will benefit the Postpartum Support International New Jersey Chapter and will be held at 4th Street Park in Ship ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ—At the 68th Street Beach in Brant Beach, of Long Beach Island, NJ, a local nonprofit 501(c)(3) named Waves of Strength delivered on their promise on just what its namesake describes— strength to do the seemingly impossible. On Saturday, August 24 this organization shared ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Ocean Chamber Association, a NJ 501c3 Non Profit; (SOCA) was established to provide resources to advance small business and nonprofit entities throughout the Long Beach Island region. The organization presented Parker’s Army with a donation for $1000 to further advance ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township and neighboring communities spent Friday shaken by the sad news of the passing of local businessman Timothy Kohlheim on Thursday night.  Shore Fire Grille owner, Timothy Kohlheim, was not only a successful business owner and family man, but also one who always ...

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STAFFORD - TAPinto was informed this evening of another wonderful business contributor in our community interested in helping people in need.  Today is the day that Fusaro's Pizza donates $2.00 of every pizza sold to David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation.  The generous business does this on ...

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BRANT BEACH - St. Francis Counseling Services is now taking applications for the Confidential Sexual Violence Advocate (CSVA) Training Program. The trainings are held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. every Monday for 12 weeks, beginning September 9 and concluding December 16. Help survivors of sexual ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - Barnegat's sense of community was in great spirits during the Township's first National Night Out. Despite the call for stormy weather, the sun presided over the event. Happily, the mosquitos realized their precense would deter from the evening of fun. They took their clue to stay ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - All are welcome to come out for family fun with Family Promise of Southern Ocean County.  Come and enjoy the sunset on a stand-up paddleboard at Bayview Park.  The event takes place on August 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bayview Park at 6805 Long Beach Boulevard in Brant ...

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TOWNSHIP OF OCEAN, NJ– As a fire began to smoke yards away from them, over 50 students sat and watched in silence. Fortunately, there was no cause for concern. Experienced Waretown firefighters set, controlled the blaze and extinguished it. The event was all part of a learning exercise for the ...

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It’s less than a week away. On August 6, 2019, Barnegat joins thousands of municipalities across the nation as it celebrates its first National Night Out.  The Barnegat Police Department’s participation in the event focuses on building strong partnerships with community members and those who ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – It wasn’t just the music that set the tone for yesterday’s “Day on the Bay” at Sherer’s Boat Basin.  In its largest turnout ever with over 300 people, the community spirit rocked the special event that went hours past its scheduled end time. Barnegat’s “Day on the Bay” allowed ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - The humidity may be high, but there’s no rain in sight for today’s “Day on the Bay.”  For many with special needs, today will be the first time they’ll feel salty water splash on their faces. Local captains look forward the annual event, which focuses on providing boat rides for ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - A summer highlight for the LBI area is the annual Coquina Jam held  on Sunday, July 28th (no wave date August 4th) to celebrate female surfing and support a great cause!   The Coquina Jam is an all-female surf contest and fundraising event.  The event takes place at the ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - School nurses' offices fill up daily with students complaining about headaches and tummy aches.  In the meantime, these same children may be experiencing another problem that goes beyond their physical symptoms. Sometimes, the signs point to the need for another type of help. Many ...

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TOWNSHIP OF OCEAN – The Township’s Police Benevolent Association (PBA) and Waretown Fire Department already regularly work side by side. However, in less than a month, they’ll be joining forces as they put together a “horse of a different color.” Their first Night at the Races fundraiser promises ...

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STAFFORD - The 27th Annual St. Mary's Nights of Summer Carnival is here! The Carnival begins tonight Tuesday July 16 and concludes on Sunday, July 21.   The carnival is open each night from 6 to 10:30 p.m.    Here is a coupon that must be printed for an additional discount.   All ...

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STAFFORD - Our Gang Players is happy to announce our 4th Annual Gift Auction:  "42 Years at the Shore" on Saturday August 17, 2019 at St. Mary's of the Pines, 100 Bishop Way, Manahawkin. Doors will open at 4:30pm & drawing starts at 6:00pm. There will be tons of gift certificates, baskets and ...

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OCEAN TOWNSHIP – For the last week, 54 Ocean Township children entering grades 4 to 6 learned what it meant to work hard together. Their Junior Police Academy graduation ceremony tonight includes a speech from their class leader, Sergeant Chris Guider. At all of 12 years old, Guider already ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Barnegat’s Junior Police Academy continued today with special guests visiting participants at the John T. Donahue School.  The day first began with scheduled drills. Twenty-six students entering grades 5-7 took part in the week-long academy. The cadets all wore navy t-shirts, ...

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STAFFORD - The 27th Annual St. Mary's Nights of Summer Carnival is coming starting Tuesday July 16 and concluding Sunday, July 21.   The carnival is open each night from 6 to 10:30 p.m.  Armbands for rides can be purchased until Monday, July 15 with a significant discount.  Please see the ...

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