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Giving Back

October 22, 2021

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Frights, candy, beer and fun for all ages. Tonight kicks off the first night of Ship Bottom Brewery's Annual Haunted Brewhouse. This year the entrance to the "maze of haunted souls" will begin in the upstairs Tap Room where you'll be led into the Bistro 14 restaurant. Trick or ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Just about everyone agrees that family bonds play a critical role in a child’s development and future success. For many parents and caregivers, bolstering relationships represents a seemingly endless challenge. Parents, grandparents, guardians, and children in grades 2-6 who ...

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LBI Region, NJ — Alliance for a Living Ocean will be organizing their Fall Beach Sweep with Clean Ocean Action on October 23. The event is looking for Volunteers of all ages to help clean over 60 NJ locations including those on Long Beach Island. Volunteers will help as citizen scientists to ...

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BARNEGAT — All are invited to join up with Bayside Chapel on Saturday, October 30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for their annual Family Fall Fest. EVERYTHING is FREE and FUN! In the event of rain, the FULL event attractions will take place indoors. This is a FREE event appropriate for the whole ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – October traditionally brings in its share of festival celebrations throughout the state. However, few come with the bittersweet origins of Hoofy’s Fall Fest scheduled for October 23rd from 11am – 7pm at 11 Birdsall Street. Barnegat Patrolman Alex Hoffman was just 40 years old when ...

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BEACH HAVEN — Experience a beautiful evening in the Garden sponsored by the Gables in Beach Haven.  All proceeds benefit the Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean.   Selections of hor's d'oeuvres and small plates from the Gables renowned Chef.   Enjoy live music with wine and beer with Pat and ...

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STAFFORD — The first annual Parker's Army Cornhole Tournament will be taking place Sunday, September 19th (rain date being Sunday, September 26th). Parker’s Army is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in the memory of Parker Nork, an avid athlete, who passed away after a short battle ...

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STAFFORD — Back in mid-August, TAPinto reported that Mike Rank, a local businessman was on a mission to help a family in need. This time he developed a masterful plan to see the mission accomplished in Stafford Township. Mike met Stafford resident Alan Litt and was intrigued when he heard his ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ — Compassion Café's inaugural season is coming to an end at their 2021 host location, Barry's Do Me A Flavor on Centre Street in Beach Haven. "Can hardly believe the final week of our first season is here! The people we’ve met and the memories we made have certainly made this ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – As speakers shared their thoughts at Barnegat’s 9/11 commemoration service on Saturday, each added to the familiar mantra calling on Americans to “Never Forget.” The presenters did not limit themselves to paying respect to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. They ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Township residents and those from neighboring towns are reminded of tomorrow’s solemn commemoration service of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Participants are requested to arrive at 7:45 am to take their seats at the Barnegat High School Athletic Field. Organizer Fred ...

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BEACH HAVEN — The Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean is a great charity that works hard to feed many people in Southern Ocean County. This Friday, September 10, Fantasy Island Amusement Park is donating all proceeds to the Foundation. The event takes place from 5 to 10 p.m.  Guests can ride ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. "Childhood Cancer is the number one disease killer in children, yet is consistently underfunded," said Steve Healey, co-founder of The Brooke Healey Foundation. Less than four percent of the federal budget for cancer ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Since last week, nearly 9,500 Afghan refugees have arrived safely at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. Now in need of essential items to begin resettling in the United States, regional outreach organizations are stepping up to lend a hand.  United Way of Greater Newark, United Way ...

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BEACH HAVEN — On Monday, August 30, the staff at Compassion Café had a number of special visitors at their coffee and breakfast shop in Beach Haven. A number of leaders from the Manahawkin Elks stopped by to present a generous donation of $2,500.00 to the Café.  The Manahawkin Elks has ...

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BEACH HAVEN — On Friday, August 13 David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation celebrated at their Third Annual LBI Summer Soiree held at the Seashell Resort and Beach Club. The Foundation celebrated it's long-standing friendship and partnership with the team from Jetty and they were presented ...

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FARMINGDALE, NJ (Aug. 19, 2021) – Girl Scouts will celebrate, recognize and honor eight Jersey Shore women, four from Ocean County, for their accomplishments at work and in the community at its annual Phenomenal Women Under 40 event on Sept. 22 in Farmingdale. “Our Jersey Shore community is home ...

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STAFFORD — Mike Rank, a local businessman who has a passion for helping people in need in the Southern Ocean County area, Is organizing a plan to assist another family in need in Stafford Township. 21 years ago, Stafford resident  Alan Litt went out to dinner with a few friends in Times Square.

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STAFFORD — Chris Lawson and his fiancé Dawn Megill were on vacation in Montana in mid-July.  While on that vacation Dawn was involved in a terrible ATV accident that has left her with internal bleeding, a bowel obstruction and sepsis. Dawn was sedated in the Intensive Care Unit in a trauma ...

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BARNEGAT — Anyone old enough well remembers where they were on September 11, 2001. The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center took the lives of countless victims and continue to impact survivors.  Twenty years later, Barnegat Township plans to hold a solemn remembrance ceremony to honor not ...

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SHIP BOTTOM — David Hill and his Express Plumbing, Heating and Cooling employees are stepping out to help families in High Bar Harbor impacted by the Tornado last week. "We are assembling four HVAC crews and four plumbing crews to help those affected and in need," said Hill. "We are providing ...

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STAFFORD — Mike Gesicki of the Miami Dolphins and Clark Harris of the Cincinnati Bengals were in town last week to impact young lives in our area. These are two of the finest athletes in Southern Ocean County history.  Both players began their careers in youth sports in Stafford Township, and it ...

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BEACH HAVEN — David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation recently announced that the Third Annual LBI Summer Soiree will be returning to the Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club on Friday, August 13. The organization is celebrating their long-standing friendship and partnership with the team ...

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BRANT BEACH -The 13th Annual 2021 Jetty Coquina Jam takes place today, July 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the 68th Street Beach in  Brant Beach.  There will be a vendor village will include food, beer, cultural sponsors, live music and plenty of Jetty apparel! 100% of the raises funds will ...

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STAFFORD — The St. Mary's Nights of Summer Carnival is back. It was a long break from the Covid-19 situation and the fun is finally here. The carnival continues tonight through this Sunday, July 25.  The Nights of Summer Carnival is open each night from 6 to 10:30 p.m.  There is free ...

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STAFFORD - The Manahawkin Elks, an organization with a strong reputation for helping others in need is holding a large fundraiser on Saturday, July 31 The Manahawkin Elks Clambake will take place at the Elk's Lodge located at 520 Hilliard Boulevard in Manahawkin from 1 to 5 p.m. The organization ...

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SURF CITY, NJ — Matt Adams, a Southern Regional High School Junior recently suffered a severe spinal injury in a pool accident about two weeks ago.  Matt is a Surf City Volunteer Firefighter and a lifeguard. He has spent the last two weeks in the Intensive Care Unit due to his injury, but hopes ...

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FARMINGDALE, NJ — Supporters for Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore raised over $77,000 to help local girls develop leadership skills and achieve their potential at a charity golf event on June 21 at Deal Golf and Country Club. Presented by Investors Bank and OceanFirst Bank, the annual Girl Scout ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN - Hearts of Mercy ministries is hosting a Golf Invitational at Eagle Ridge Golf Course on September 2 to celebrate ten years of helping and supporting the Southern Ocean community through ‘LOVE in Action.' With the generous support of the community, the ministry can continue to ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Compassion Café currently employs over 40 adults with special needs at their pop-up café Monday – Thursday 7-11 a.m. at Barry's Do Me A Flavor. Besides visiting and purchasing light breakfast fare and coffee, you can also support Compassion Café by purchasing a day of unlimited ...

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