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Sea Isle 3.15.2006

By Rick Racela

 
At the annual breakfast meeting of the Atlantic County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund (JIF), the city received Certificates of Achievement in three categories because of the efforts of the city’s safety commitment and the increased safety awareness of management, employees, and volunteers.
The city qualified for a $1,000 reimbursement for safety-related purchases and training and won the Safest Waterfront for the second year in a row, qualifying it for an additional $500 for safety purchases and training.
The Safety Waterfront designation was in recognition of the outstanding performance by the beach patrol, marina supervisor, and public works department.
Finally, a Certificate of Achievement was presented to the city for having fewer losses over the 2003-05 periods than the three-year loss ratio average for JIF participants.
There are 43 municipalities from Atlantic, Cumberland, and Cape May counties in JIF.
Municipalities are designated as small, medium, and large. Sea Isle City falls in the large group.
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The Beach Tag Office is open on Saturday’s from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the month of March.
Beginning on April 1, office hours will be every day except Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Seasonal beach tags purchased by May 15 are $12 and $15 after that date. Daily tags are $4 and weekly tags (Sunday to Saturday) are $8.
The city has not had to increase beach tag fees since 1999.
Joan Miles and Pat Allen, veteran beach tag employes, will be in charge of the office and beach tag inspectors, applications for positions as beach tag inspectors are available at the beach tag office and city hall.
Miles advises residents to get their beach tags now to beat the rush and take advantage of the discount on seasonal tags, which feature city hall celebrating its 100th anniversary.
Daily and weekly tags salute the volunteer ambulance corps on its 50th anniversary.
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The Mature Adults Club of the Church of the Resurrection in Marmora is hosting a trip to the Tropicana to see “The Rat Pack” featuring; Frank, Dean, and Sammy on March 21.
The package includes the show and $10 cash back, a $35 value for the cost of $20.
The bus leaves the Church parking lot at 11:30 a.m. and returns about 7 p.m. For more information call Joe, 624-1110
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Catholic Daughters, Court Our Lady of Mercy presents a Easter Concert, The Stations: The Passion of His Love on April 2.
Bus trip itinerary is the following: 12:30 p.m. departs from Sea Isle City Municipal Lot, at the bottom of bridge, across from Lobster Loft.
1:45 p.m. arrive at the Commerce Bank Arts Center at Washington Township High School, Sewell, NJ.
2:30 p.m. reserved orchestra seats. 5:00 p.m. departs for SIC, arriving approximately 6:00 p.m.
Payment in full is due at time of booking, $35 per person. For more information call, 263-6974
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St Joseph’s announces the second annual Easter Egg Hunt, April 8, 1 p.m. for 4 years and under, 1:15 p.m. for 5 years old and up.
The Easter egg hunt will be held on the lawn next to the rectory. Bring your own basket.
In case of bad weather the hunt will take place in the Church basement.
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The Townsend’s Inlet Civic Center Memorial Day Indoor Flea Market, Food Court & Auction will be held May 27 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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Deadline for the column is Wednesday at 5 p.m. for the following Wednesday printed column.
Email any events or news to volpeseaislecity@comcast.net or fax at (609) 465-6159

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