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 Shawn & Sue’s Annual Chocolate Explosion….92.7 WOBM invites you to celebrate Valentine’s Day with us… it’s the Chocolate Explosion Valentine’s Dinner on February 13th at the Quality Inn on Route 37 in Toms River from 6pm to 8pm. Join Shawn & Sue for an evening of great food, romance, valentine’s prizes and of course, the chocolate explosion desert, featuring decadent taste treats from the Jersey Shore’s finest chocolatiers. Listen for your chance to win an invitation …. Get details at

Lauren, a local high school student, was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia in June of 2011 and has been receiving treatment over the last year. She is only 17 years old. After a very brief remission, she has relapsed and it was recently confirmed that it is in her bone marrow. It is aggressive and she is now in the fight of her life. A group of family & friends have organized a swabbing to find a matching donor on Saturday, February 11th from 10am - 4pm at American Legion - Radio Road, Little Egg Harbor. Lauren currently attends Pinelands Regional High School …. Please try to help and get tested to see if you’re a match….

The Jackson Memorial Band Parents Association is sponsoring a “Calendar-Raffle” as part of their ongoing  fund raising efforts to send the students to the 2013 Tournament of Roses Parade …All proceeds go directly to Jackson Memorial Band Parents Association Travel Fund.  The deadline for purchasing calendars will be March 31st . For more details contact the school or visit

Parents of High School Students and graduating seniors are invited to attend an Ocean County College Parent & Student College Information Session on Thursday, February 16th at 6 PM in Room 203 , Bartlett Hall ( Building #5 ) on the Main Campus in Toms River . Registration is required . For info Call  732-255-0400 ….

The Stafford Twp / Toms River Twp. UNICO will Host a Benefit for the Pavao Family on Saturday, March 24th at the Holiday Inn RT 72 in Manahawkin …. Beth’s husband recently died at the age of 32 leaving her with 2 infant children….. For ticket information and to help please call 732-288-2888 or 732-616-0433 There will be dinner, dancing, prizes and entertainment with Uncle Floyd!

Looking for a new career?  Don’t know which job is best suited for you?  Are you out of work, planning to change jobs, or exploring educational career paths?  Ocean County College’s Career Center can help!  Attend a free Career and Job Exploration Tips Workshop.  Open to the community.  Registration is required. Workshops are held on Wednesdays, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., in Room 115, Bartlett Hall (Building #5), OCC Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River.  Choose from the following workshop dates: February 8, March 14, April 11, or May 9.  Enrollment for each session is limited. To register or for more information contact Ocean County College’s Career Center at 732-255-0400  or online at