Jersey Shore Jacket Drive … Donate your gently used coat at our WOBM Studios at 8 Robbins Street in Toms River or Laurita Winery in New Egypt during regular business hours.

 

Friday, January 12th … A fundraiser dinner to benefit the Kologi family takes place at the William Hill Sports Bar at Monmouth Park racetrack in Oceanport from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. to assist with burial expenses and financial hardship. 3 members of the Kologi family and family friend Mary Schultz were killed on New Year’s Eve inside their Long Branch home. Click eventbrite.com for tickets and more information.

 

Saturday, January 13th …. The Lacey Township High School Fishing Club holds their 9th annual Fisherman's Flea Market in the high school gym from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and used fishing and outdoor gear! Proceeds club offset the cost of fun and educational fishing trips throughout the year. Call 609- 661-3003 for more information.

 

Saturday, January 13th ….. The Ocean County Parks & Recreation Dept. holds their annual Winter Beach Blast in center court of the Ocean County Mall on Hooper Avenue in Toms River from 1 p.m. -2:30 p.m. Enjoy games, crafts, hula hoops and more family fun. Call 877-OCPARKS for more information.

 

Wednesday, January 24th …. The Waretown Elementary School Citizenship Club hosts a NJ Blood Services Blood Drive in the gym of Waretown Elementary School on Railroad Ave in Waretown from 3:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Call 609- 693-3131 for more information.

 

Dell’Omo Realtors  located at 3455 Route 66 in Neptune is teaming with the Monmouth County SPCA to find homes for people and pets. With every home sold Dell’Omo Realtors will sponsor a pet at the shelter. The office will also act as a drop-off location for blankets, towels other items for the MSPCA’s pets. For more information call (732)531-5008 or visit dellomorealtors.com

 

Ocean County Hunger Relief is collecting children's clothes, coats, & shoes (sizes infant to teen), book bags, and lunch boxes for needy children in Ocean County. There is a desperate need because the organization almost never has these items. Especially needed are baby items such as diapers, wipes, shampoo, baby wash, etc. The children receiving the donations are either very poor or homeless. Donations may be dropped off at the Hunger Relief office on North Main Street in Toms River or by calling (732) 505-HELP or by visiting ochungerrelief.org.

 

The County Connection, located near JC Penney’s at the Ocean County Mall, is a service of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders. County residents can learn about programs, services and activities available to them in Ocean County. The County Connection is open regular mall hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays. For more information, call (732)288-7777 or visit the County Connection web site at co.ocean.nj.us.

 

 

 

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