BELMAR, NJ — Pat Tecza, owner of Nostalgic Nonsense Vintage Clothing, is the newest member of the Belmar Business Partnership’s board of trustees.

She mostly recently assisted in the creation of a 2017 Belmar Shopping Guide and served as event coordinator of the recent Pirate Walk, which recently attracted some 300 visitors to the borough’s central shopping district.

The nonprofit group appointed Tecza to the 10-member board at its June 27 meeting. She joins these executive committee members — president Sal Marchese, owner of Salon Marsal; vice president Marty Riccio, owner of Saltwater Inn; treasurer Gail O’Reilly, Belmar property owner; secretary Norman Einhorn, director of the Center for Visual Rehabilitation — and the following board of trustee members: Brian Hadden, property owner; Jennifer Nicolay, Belmar Borough Council liaison; John Sabia, owner of Socialitize;  Kate Walters, owner of Sweet Tease Café & Bakery; and Tom Volker, community representative.

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Belmar Business Partnership (BBP) is the nonprofit district management corporation created by the borough to manage its Special Improvement District.  Its mission is to foster the economic development and revitalization of the Belmar business community through private/public partnerships that it manages.

BBP’s operations are primarily funded through an assessment on all commercial properties in Belmar, along with some sponsorship and other additional income sources. Its executive committee is directed by a volunteer board of trustees which consists of a cross-section of commercial property owners and business owners.

For more information about BBP, visit its website or call 732 894-9022.


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