Many thanks to faculty, parents, students and the PTA for the successful American Heart Association Jump-a-thon held recently at Elementary Number One. The event, organized by Chris McMullen and Andy Ludman, raised a whopping $10,014.99.
Revaluation in our township will begin with the towns of Rio Grande, Edgewood and Whitesboro.
Just a reminder for those of us who pay our real estate taxes directly, fourth quarter taxes are due May 1.
The Middle School and MTHS Step Dance Team will present their annual Step Team Talent Show tomorrow, 7 p.m., at the PAC. Tickets are five dollars at the door.
ACCC in Court House will host an Open House on campus tomorrow from 12-7 p.m. For more information call Linda McLeod at 463-4774 ext. 5009.
On Saturday, Gospel Headquarters hosted by John Irby will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. at the PAC. Their mission is, “Kingdom building through a multicultural network, uniting Christians to fellowship.”
Open to the public. Free will offering.
Cape May County Music Educators will present a concert at the PAC featuring selected elementary students from the county during the All Cape May County Honors Choir.
This free concert will take place at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Open to the public.
Area bands will appear at the Somers Point Fire Hall, Station Number One on Bethel Road next to the baseball fields on Saturday. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show start at 6 p.m.
Days Like These, Just in Case, Jumpship, and The Sheckies will be showcased, with a special appearance by Ian of Fire. Admission is six dollars.
All ages are invited to attend.
MTHS After Prom Party will take place immediately after the prom on Saturday from 11:30 p.m. – 5 a.m.
The party is open to all MTHS juniors and seniors free of charge and will feature live entertainment, games, food, karaoke, massage, plenty of prizes and much more.
This year the Knights of Columbus Council 12184 will hold a raffle to benefit the after prom party. The drawing will be held at the party and winners need not be present. Cost of the raffle is $10.
For tickets or questions, please call Susan Cawley at 602-4760.
The Jersey Cape Shell Club will meet on May 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Wetlands Institute. Maria Coppolino, who works in malacology, the branch of zoology that deals with mollusks, at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, will be the guest speaker. Visitors are welcome.
Menz Restaurant will host a Celebrity Bartender Night Make-a-Wish fundraiser on May 4 at 4 p.m.
Tickets will be available at the door for $10 and will include happy hour buffet, silent auction, door prizes and a live auction at 8 p.m. A cash bar will also be available.
Live radio remote from 98.7 The Coast.
A free health screening is scheduled for May 4 at ACCC in Court House from 8 a.m. – noon. Blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar tests will be available. Make sure to fast 12 hours beforehand if you plan on taking one or both of the latter two tests.
In recognition of our area’s diversity, the PTA will be sponsoring a Family Multicultural Night on May 4, so mark your calendars.
The PTA is seeking displays of artwork, heirlooms, traditional clothing and food, as well as demonstrations and performances.
If you, your family, or organization would be interested in participating, please call Stephanie Thomas at 463-8196 or Judy Casper at 465-7376.
On May 4 at 4:30 p.m. a Kentucky Derby Party will be held at the Avalon Manor House, 581 Old Avalon Blvd. in Avalon Manor.
Cost is $10 per person, which will include appetizers, buffet and dessert.
A prize for the best decorated hat will be awarded. Call Alice at 368-5711 for more information.
A casino trip to the Tropicana is scheduled for May 2 to see the “Best of Broadway.” It is hosted by the Mature Adult’s Club of the Church of the Resurrection in Marmora.
The package includes the show and $10 cash back. This $30 value will cost $20 per person. Bus leaves the church parking lot at 11 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. Call Joe at 624-1110.
The semi-annual Oyster or Chicken Luncheon sponsored by the MASH Branch of the Burdette Tomlin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will be held on May 11 at Henny’s Restaurant in Stone Harbor from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Tickets are $10 and may be obtained by calling Dottie Gibbs at 967-3147 or at the door the day of the luncheon.
Public support of this popular fund raising event is greatly appreciated.
Mark your calendars for the May 15-17 county library book sale.
The second annual Drum Fish Tournament is slated for noon on May 26, until the close of weigh-in scale, 2 p.m. on May 27. Entry fee is $100 per boat if paid by May 15. It will cost $150 if paid after that date.
Each boat will be allowed four anglers including the captain. A captain’s meeting will be held on May 25 at 6 p.m. in Atkinson’s Tavern to review rules and issue boat numbers.
Weather dates are May 27 and 28.
Cape May County Duplicate ACBL Bridge Club April 11 overall winners: Mike Mueller/Ron Small; Maria Crompton/Karen Sylvester; Norma Jakominich/Jerry Mueller; Gloria Bernardo/Jane Green.
April 13 north/south: Kathleen Vistenzo/Julia O’Neill; Maria Crompton/Natalie Weintraub; William Haas/Robert Sylvia; Jane Green/ Edna Savage. East/west: Karen Sylvester/Joyce Baruffi; Henry Buchianico/ Barbara Streeter; Angela Lohmann/Larry Allen; Sherye Chase/Pearson- John Cook.
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