Giving Back

August 13, 2018

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - At just 20-years-old, Michael Mirabella put more miles on his road bike, in just three weeks, than some of us will in a lifetime.  On August 15, 2012, Temple Students & Rowing Team Members Mirabella and Ryan Rickus set off on an 1900-mile journey from Philadelphia, ...

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STAFFORD - The Manahawkin Elks Motorcyle Committee is holding their annual Pig Roast fundraiser. The PIG ROAST will be held on Sunday, August 26 from 1 to 5 p.m.  Great food will be available including pork, burgers, hot dogs, salads, beverages and more. Live Music will be presented by The ...

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STAFFORD- The Manahopkin Craft Beer Festival is here.  The event takes place today, Saturday, August 11 from 12 to 7 p.m.  Tickets are available today for $35. Non-drinkers will not be charged for entering the park and being part of the festival.  Drinkers will be required to buy a glass and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- We have endured our share of natural disasters in New Jersey over the past decade.  So, the selflessness displayed by young local heroes to travel halfway across the country to assist others struggling to recover is truly inspiring.   From July 22 to 28, Nutley Fellowship of ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - This is an inspiring story of the great impact of the Tenth Annual Coquina Ladies Surfing Concert just recently held on July 29.  David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation's Leadership wrote the following recently in gratitude to the surfing contest organizers: This ...

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BRANT BEACH - Everyone enjoys the excitement of a summer carnival.  It brings out the child in all of us.  Since 1975, St. Francis of Assisi Parish has been hosting the Festival of the Sea Carnival, annually.    The Festival of the Sea begins Wednesday, August 8, and continues through Sunday, ...

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BRANT BEACH - The annual National Night Out event will again be hosted by the Long Beach Township Police Department tonight, August 7 from 5 to 9 p.m.  The event will take place at Bayview Park, 68 Street and Long Beach Boulevard in Long Beach Township.   This free event features music by Ted ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Police and Stafford Recreation invites the entire Stafford Township community to celebrate and attend tonight's 2018 National Night Out at the Manahawkin Lake Park, tonightTuesday, August 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. Ty Mares will be performing live.  The Stafford Police will do Police ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP -The Jetty Coquina Jam is an all-female, team surf contest and also a fundraising event. Women are paired randomly after being separated into two age pools and compete in this Summer event to support female cancer through David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation. The ...

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BARNEGAT - An area business has a great deal for area residents.  If you give give blood at Candiqueen's Ice Cream in Barnegat, you will get a free pint of ice cream as an act of appreciation.  The Pint for a Pint event will take place on Monday, August 6, from 1 to 7 p.m. Candiqueen's is ...

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STAFFORD -Coastal Volunteers in Medicine is a free non-emergency family clinic for those without medical insurance who live in Southern Ocean County. The organization recently announced that they have opened a new location at 53 Nautilus Drive, Suite B-1 in the Ocean Acres section of ...

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BRANT BEACH - Jetty's Tenth Annual Coquina Jam, which is presented by Hackensack Meridian Health - Southern Ocean Medical Center will be held at 68 Street beach in the Brant Beach section of Long Beach Township, NJ on Sunday, July 29 at 9 a.m. The focus of the Coquina Jam is to raise money for ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Police and Stafford Recreation is inviting the entire Stafford Township community to celebrate and attend the 2018 National Night Out at the Manahawkin Lake Park Tuesday, August 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. Ty Mares will be performing live.  The Stafford Police will do Police and K-9 ...

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BRANT BEACH - Everyone enjoys the excitement of a summer carnival.  It brings out the child in all of us.  Since 1975, St. Francis of Assisi Parish has been hosting the Festival of the Sea Carnival, annually.   The Festival of the Sea begins Wednesday, August 8, and continues through Sunday, August ...

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STAFFORD- The Manahopkin Craft Beer Festival will be held on Saturday, August 11 from 12 to 7 p.m.  Discounted tickets are available for $25 online at www.manahopkin.com until Saturday July 14 at midnight.  Tickets at the door will be $35.  This year will feature 50 craft beers on tap, 25 ...

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STAFFORD - The 26th Annual St. Mary's Nights of Summer Carnival is coming starting Tuesday July 17 and concluding Sunday, July 22.   The carnival is open each night from 6 to 10:30 p.m.  Armbands for rides can be purchased until Saturday with a significant discount.  Please see the description ...

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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 14.  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 ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Ocean Hunger Foundation announced this week that the non-profit group distributed over $100,000 this week to area food pantries. The Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean (also known as the Southern Ocean County Community Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, ...

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BEACH HAVEN - On August 10, the inaugural LBI Summer Soiree “Boardwalk Nights” (formerly Island Gala) will take place at Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club to benefit David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation. David’s Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non profit that raises ...

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EAGLESWOOD - Trident Fitness and Performance Center on Route 9 in Eagleswood is holding a community event at their new center.  The Health & Wellness Expo is on Saturday June 23 form 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. .The public is invited to join Trident in this donation-based, family-friendly event to ...

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STAFFORD - The 7th Annual Stafford Run for Hope benefit for David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation will take place this Saturday, June 16. This is the first year that a new community sponsor Atanticare will support an event.  Atlanticare is the title sponsor for this years Run for ...

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SURF CITY - The Southern Regional Sailing Team, led by Coach Stephen Warren is planning a celebration dinner this Sunday evening.  The sailors just concluded another successful season.  The team competed in a number of large national regattas this season.  Sunday's dinner, this Sunday June ...

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STAFFORD, NJ -The Southern Regional School District announced their traditional Memorial Day Field of Flags Service this Friday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m.   The service takes place to pay tribute to the military men and women who have given their lives in service to our country. One 12” x 18” ...

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STAFFORD - The Manahawkin Motorcycle Committee, Beach have Moose Riders and the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh Ocean County are joining forces to help their special brother Kevin Adams in his struggle with brain cancer.  Music will be provided by the 8 Track Attack. The Ocean County Emerald ...

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STAFFORD —  The Twenty Third Annual Hunger Relief Dinner "When in Rome" was held on April 25 at The Mainland at Holiday Inn in Manahawkin.   Guests who attended the event were immediately transported to the streets of Rome and enjoyed a magical Italian experience.   ​ The evening opened with the ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - This Sunday May 6, 2018 will mark the 6th Annual Frank V. Panzone Jr. Memorial Cruisin for a Cure organized by Panzone's Pizza and presented by Barlow Buick GMC of Manahawkin. The event is to benefit the great work at David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation "This event was ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - The Primary Learning Center is holding their second annual Dapper Day fundraiser to benefit the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. "Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is a national childhood cancer foundation dedicated to raising funds for research into new treatments and ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - The Southern Regional High School Baseball Team will be having a car wash fundraiser this Sunday, April 29.  The car wash will take place at the Manahawkin Moose Lodge from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Price is $5 per car. All proceeds go to support the baseball team. The ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - The Boy Scout Troop 61 is having their annual pasta dinner this Saturday, April 28 from 4-7 p.m. This family friendly dinner will be hosted at the Beach Haven Moose Lodge on Rt. 72 in Manahawkin. "This is the troop's biggest fundraiser to help buy new gear, helps fund amazing ...

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STAFFORD, NJ -  The Stafford Chamber of Commerce will host its fourth annual Touch A Truck event.  The Touch A Truck will be held this Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be plenty of children activities such as face painting, a clown, bouncy house and more. The children can ...

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