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Sea Isle 2/1/2006

By Rick Racela

Freeze, an active member of the American Meteorologist Society, is known for her popular weather reporting outside the broadcast studio.
Freeze plans to do a weather report on the beach.
Channel 10 News is a favorite with Sea Isle City residents.
An avid sports fan, Freeze has covered both her major league soccer and Olympic Games during her career in broadcasting.
She enjoys running in local races and has completed five marathons held in various states where she has worked as a meteorologist.
Freeze has a bachelor’s of science degree in broadcasting and a Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology.
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Same day registration for 12th Annual Polar Bear Plunge sponsored by the Sea Isle city Tourism Commission will take place at the old firehouse building across from the basketball courts on Kennedy Boulevard from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
There is no pre-registration by mail this year.
(Ages 12 years or older) Registration fee is $25.
All registrants will receive a free Polar Bear tee shirt; entry into the Polar Bear roped- off area, eligibility for the costume contest, are eligible for a $200 gift certificate.
This year, there are four categories: Best Costume, Best Family Group, Best Group, and Best of Show.
The costume contest will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. under the big tent at LaCosta Lounge.
For more information, call the tourism office, 263-8687
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If you are wondering what’s happening during the summer of 2006, the Sea Isle City Tourism Commission has the answer.
The 2006 brochure, which lists all upcoming events, and is now available at the city hall, real estate offices, Dalrymple’s Cards & Gifts, library, post office and tourism office.
More then 50,000 copies will be distributed to tourism centers throughout the tri-state area and will be taken to travel shows by the Cape May County Department of Tourism.
David Farina, chairman of the local tourism group, now in its 17th year promoting tourism in Sea Isle City.
The brochure is filled with photos and information of interest to prospective visitors and residents.
The list of concerts and performers and special events, like Skimmer Weekend and he 10M Island Run, are eagerly awaited every year. For more information, call the tourism office, 263-8687
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The Sea Isle Garden Club will be meeting at 2 p.m. tomorrow, at the Community Lodge, JFK Blvd. and Park Road.  (Please note the time change).
This month’s program is a very special Valentines Day Project.
Members are requested to bring a hot glue gun and scissors.
Visitors and new members are always welcome to attend.
In addition, the Townsend’s Inlet Civic Center Memorial Day Indoor Flea Market, Food Court & Auction will be held May 27th at the Center located at 138 – 85th Street.
Table space is now available at $20 a table.
Reserve your table space now.
Applications are being accepted on a first come first serve basis.
All proceeds benefit the Townsend’s Inlet Civic Center Restoration Fund.  For reservations and applications contact Louise Clemente at 263-3002.
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The mature adults of the Church of the Resurrection in Marmora are sponsoring a trip to the Tropicana on Feb.15 to see the ice show “Ice Fusions.”
Package includes the show and $10. This is a $35 value for the cost of $20.
Bus leaves the Church parking lot at 11:00 a.m. and returns at about 6:30 p.m. Contact Joe Cefali, 624-1110
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Children who read independently build fluency, increase their vocabulary and learn schema.
The Cape May County Library offers Cool Readers Club, an Independent Reading Club, for children in kindergarten through fifth grades.
Displays located in the library’s children room will present reading materials featuring winter and its many enjoyable activities.
Cool Readers Club Members are required to sign up at the library’s circulation desk and receive a packet of material needed to participate.  Members must read at least four of the books on display, then fill out and return a review sheet for each book read to receive a prize.  Children are allowed help with reading if needed.
Additionally, a special winter program of stories, crafts and treats will be held for club members. Cool Readers Club Displays are located in the Children’s Room of the following libraries:
Lower Cape Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas (886-8999) Cape May City Library, Ocean and Hughes streets, Cape May (884-9568) Upper Cape Library, 2050 Route 631, Petersburg (628-2607) Sea Isle City Library, 125 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Sea Isle (263-8485).
For additional information call your local library.
Story time for children is free, enjoyable, encourages a love of reading, and stimulates the imagination.  Story Time enables social interaction with other children. For these reasons the Cape May County library is pleased to announce that the Sea Isle City Library located at 125 John F. Kennedy Blvd. hosts Story Time for children ages two through five.  Story Times will be held at 10:30 a.m. on, Feb. 7 and 28, March 7, 14, 21 and 28, April 4 and 11.
Registration is not required.
For addition information please call 263-8485.
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Happy Birthday to the following: Robert Mooney, Marilyn Bellucci, and George Sheppard.

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