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St. Francis Community Center Summer Vacation Club Registration and Orientation on May 7

April 12, 2018

BRANT BEACH, NJ - Are you looking for a safe and fun-filled place for your child this summer?  The St. Francis Center Vacation Club is Long Beach Island's summer camp for children, ages 5 to 13.  Vacation Club starts on June 18 and runs through August 30, 2018.

Children will have a great time exploring activities of arts and crafts, cooking, sports, daily swimming and weekly ...

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - It is clear from headlines that child abuse and neglect is a nationwide tragedy – and the impacts reverberate to us all. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and we would like to take the opportunity to bring awareness to this issue.

Approximately 702,000 incidents of child maltreatment are identified each year – enough to pack 10 football ...

Brant Beach and Little Falls Resident In Need of New Kidney

BRANT BEACH, NJ - Nick Sauter, a Brant Beach and Little Falls resident is in need of a kidney transplant and looking for a donor match.

Sauter has been vacationing down LBI with family for the past 26 years and bought a condo in Brant Beach with his wife 10 years ago, where they visit frequently throughout the year, according to sister-in-law Donna Tissot.

Nick Sauter has ...

Sixth Annual Frank V. Panzone Memorial CRUISIN FOR A CURE Set for May 6

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation 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.

"This event was renamed in 2013 in memory and honor of Frank V. Panzone Jr. He was a beloved family man, great friend to ...

St. Francis Community Center Offering Lifeguard Certification Training

BRANT BEACH, NJ - The St. Francis Community Center in Brant Beach is offering a training course from April 11 to 15 at the indoor pool on site. The course is certified by the American Red Cross. 

All participants must complete the following prerequisites: 

Swim 300 yards continuously in the following order: 100 yards of front crawl, using rhythmic breathing and a ...

NJ Connect for Recovery Hosts Free Education Workshops for Families Coping with Substance Use Disorder

STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - NJ Connect for Recovery (NJCR), a service of the Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ), is offering free family education workshops throughout New Jersey for families of loved ones coping with a substance use disorder.

The workshops are run by group facilitators over a series of 12 weeks and attendees can choose to attend some or all sessions. The ...

Health Alert: Child with Measles Traveled to Newark Airport on March 12

TRENTON, NJ — If you were at Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday, March 12 between 12:45 and 9 p.m., you may have been exposed to measles and should contact your health care provider.

The N.J. Department of Health has issued a public health alert after a child with a confirmed case of measles — a highly contagious disease — arrived in Terminal B at Newark Liberty ...

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Fri, April 20, 12:00 PM

St. Francis Community Center, Long Beach Township

42nd Annual Family Health and Safety Fair

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Free Programs for People with Diabetes Offered in Toms River and Forked River

April 12, 2018

STAFFORD - Are you a person with Medicare living with diabetes or know someone who is? Take control of your health through a free and fun six-week workshop series.

Meet others going through similar experiences and learn about diabetes and its risks, preventing complications, healthy eating, exercise, medication management, dealing with stress and depression, action planning, and much more.