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There will be a Breakfast fundraiser for Jason, a one year old little boy who was diagnosed with cancer, at Applebees in Howell on Saturday, August 23rd from 8 to 10am. $13 per person for pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage and a beverage. The family has also set up an account at gofundme.com: www.gofundme.com/93yxgk. For more information on how you can help, please contact Debbie at 732-814-7199.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County will hold their Mini Golf Outing on Saturday, August 23rd at the Manchester Family Golf Center on Route 37 in Manchester from 10am till noon. Visit bbbs.org for more information.
"I Love the Beach with Angel and Jules for Others" is a fundraiser event to raise money for AED's (Automated External Defribillator) for the lifeguards from Seaside to Lavallette. The goal is to buy 20 or more of them to have at every lifeguard stand on the beach. The event will be held at Gabriella's, 1st Avenue and Route 35 North in Ortley Beach on Thursday, August 28th, starting at 4pm. Enjoy a variety of live music, Happy Hour drink specials, side walk vendors, door prizes, 50/50 raffle and a huge Gift Auction. Hope to see you there!
The rumble of tanks. The smell of canon fire. The booming commands of a Drill Instructor. The National Museum of the Marine Corps doesn’t just describe the first 200 years of Marine Corps history, it recreates them. Now we must complete this national tribute by adding the stories of Marines from 1975 to today. Support our mission. Help our grateful nation honor those who served from Beirut to Afghanistan. To learn more, visit MarineHeritage.org.
The St. Francis Community Center Fall Activities Registration will take place on Tuesday, September 2nd at 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township. For more information, please visit stfranciscenterlbi.org or call 609-494-8861.
Please join us for the 13th anniversary of "Walk with Joe," a memorial 5K walk honoring Patrick "Joe" Driscoll, Christopher Gray and Tom McCann, local area residents who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001. The Walk will be held on Saturday, September 6th at 10am at Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Manalapan. Please visit www.walkwithjoe.com to register and obtain additional information. All proceeds are donated to local charities and non-profit organizations.
The Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend "Business Boot Camp, Business After Sandy" on Tuesday, September 9th at the Holiday Inn, 151 Route 72 West in Manahawkin from 7:30am to 12:30pm. Connect with fellow business owners during networking sessions to share your experiences and learn from others. Join this FREE half day event.
Please register at http://www.wcecnj.org/seminar-details.aspx?ClassID=877 or contact Southern Ocean County Chamber for more details at 609 494 7211.
Come Help Brick Township Build a Kaboom Playground
Build date: Saturday, September 13th
Location: Windward Beach Playground
Join us as we team up to build a playground for the children at Windward Beach in Brick. The Township is seeking 30 volunteers who do not have to be skilled, trained or have any special tools; they just have to enthusiastic, energetic, a team player, willing to work, and have fun.
Help will be needed at 8am to start preparing the site. The official build day will begin at noon, with community volunteers and the opening ceremony. Lunch, beverages and activities will be provided. The build will happen rain or shine.
Call Cynthia Colantoni at Brick Township Parks & Recreation, 732-262-1073.
Join Move for Hunger and The Rat and help support a new and exciting event! It's the Move for Hunger Truck Pull Challenge! Teams of ten will be pulling two 18 foot trucks in a timed, bracket style competition. Participants will be testing thier strength, pulling for hunger and fundraising in this friendly competition. This fun day includes prizes, awards, vendors as well as drink and food specials. Get your team together and help Move For Hunger!
For more information, visit MoveForHunger.org.
Wall Cares, Inc., in conjunction with friends of lifelong Police Officer and former Manasquan Police Chief Daniel Scimeca, is planning a benefit to help defray expenses for Danny and others who have been diagnosed with ALS, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, a.k.a. Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The event will take place on Saturday, September 13th at Leggett’s Sand Bar, 217 First Ave., Manasquan from 5 to 9pm. Call Mary Woelfer at 732-674-5651 for info.
The Fall Card and Game Party Luncheon will take place on Wednesday, September 17th at the St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township. For more information, please visit stfranciscenterlbi.org or call 609-494-8861.
The Brick Township Chamber of Commerce will be holding a nine hole Golf Outing and Family Picnic on Thursday, September 18th at the Forge Pond Golf Course in Brick. The event will provide a wonderful afternoon of networking and camaraderie for the business community. Businesses are invited to participate both as sponsors and as golfers.Registration will begin at 3pm, with a shotgun start at 3:30pm. A picnic style dinner provided by Bubbakoo’s Burritos, Chick-Fil-A, Famous Dave’s and Prime Food Market will be served outdoors starting at 5pm. Bring your chair or blanket.
The event offers fun for the whole family with games and prizes. The cost for golf and picnic, $65, golf only is $50 and picnic only $20.
Sponsorship opportunities available and player registration are on a first-come, first-reserved basis. For more information, visit http://www.brickchamber.com.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County will hold their 7th annual Casino Night on Friday, September 19th at Woodlake Country Club in Lakewood. 6-7pm Cocktail Reception, 7-11pm Gaming. $100 admission includes, $100 in playing chips, Buffet Dinner, Dessert, Beverages and Cash Bar. For more information, please call 732-505-3400 or email Sue at email@example.com.
There will be a a fundraiser at Silverton Firehouse on Thursday, September 19th from 6 to 10pm for Tim Geoghegan, who was involved in a serious car accident. Tim serves as a volunteer firefighter, EMT, and part-time police officer.
You can also help by donating at gofundme.com: http://www.gofundme.com/av7myk.
The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Saturday, September 27th at the corners of Arnold and Baltimore Avenues in Point Pleasant Beach. Nearly 4,000 people from the Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex County areas are expected at this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease.
Participants will complete a 2.5 mile walk and will learn about Alzheimer's disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical trial enrollment and support programs and services from the Alzheimer’s Association. They will also join in a meaningful tribute ceremony to honor those affected by Alzheimer's disease.
Start or join a team today. Visit alz.org/nj/walk or call 732-832-7818.
The 3rd annual Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, presented by the Vietnam Veterans of America New Jersey State Council, will be held on Saturday, September 27th from 10am to 4pm at the PNC Bank Arts Center parking lot, 1 Memorial Lane in Holmdel (exit 116 off the Garden State Parkway). Admission: $20 donation to register vehicle, $5 donation per spectator, children under 12 are free. Join a fun-filled day featuring DJ entertainment, vendors, food and vehicle displays. All registration fees go directly to support the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial and the Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center. For additional information, call Herb at 732-849-5737.
Morning Star Presbyterian Church will be hosting their 5th annual Canine Carnival on Sunday, October 12th from noon to 4pm on the church grounds. People from surrounding communities will be there to participate with their dogs in a variety of fun and educational events. The money raised will help support many ministries. For more info or to pre-register, visit www.morningstarchurch.org.
Saturday, October 18th, rain or shine, Windward Beach, Brick
1-Mile Fun Run for all ages & Kiddie Dash
7am check in
8:15am Kiddie Dash (ages 2-9)
8am Fun Run
8:30am 5-K certified timed
For more information, call 732-262-1075
The Jersey Shore Animal Center will hold its 5th annual Holiday Traditions Gift Auction on Sunday, October 26th from 1 to 4pm at Woodlake Country Club in Lakewood. $35 per ticket. There will be many baskets and exciting gifts. All proceeds will benefit the animals at their shelter. Visit http://www.jerseyshoreanimalcenter.org/events.aspx for more info.
Cell Phones for Soldiers are being collected by Nancy Seibert, along with the Berkeley Twp. Regular Republican Club “Support the Troops Project."
They collect any phone in any condition and send them to a recycler for free 60-minute calling cards for our troops serving overseas.
If you have an old cell phone to donate, or have a soldier serving overseas and would like to send them free calling cards, call Nancy at 732-232-5410.
The Animal Rescue Site helps fund food and care for rescued animals. Your daily click on their website helps their sponsors pay for food and care. 100% of sponsor money goes to charity. Each click will gave the value of .6 bowls of food for rescued animals. Shop their online store and give more. Please visit The Animal Rescue Site at www.theanimalrescuesite.com.
Petfinder is an online, searchable database of animals who need homes. It is also a directory of more than 13,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Organizations maintain their own home pages and available-pet databases. From the comfort of their personal computers, pet lovers can search for a pet that best matches their needs. They can then reference a shelter's Web page and discover what services it offers. Petfinder also includes classified ads, discussion forums and a library of animal welfare articles. Petfinder is made up of animal-care professionals and regular people volunteering for their local animal welfare organizations all working together to maintain active and accurate homeless pet lists. You can find Petfinder at http://www.petfinder.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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