Sunday, May 19, 2013
Roar to Restore the Shore attracted at least 1,600 participants.
The 1,600 or more participants in the 66-mile Roar to Restore the Shore motorcycle run yesterday were greeted with smiling faces, waving hands, and even some checks for their cause along the route. “You heard Sandy roar this past October, now hear us roar to reclaim our shore,” was the catch phrase that area residents Jack Sharkey and Mark Pearson used to urge their fellow riders to action. Sharkey and Pearson - both originally from the Brick area - had family and friends lose homes during Superstorm Sandy, and decided, in Sharkey's words, "over a few beers in a bar" to ride to raise funds for Sandy relief. The organizers decided to donate any money raised to the Mary Pat Christie’s Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund, the American …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Team to help Sandy victims throughout the year
As our area continues to rebuild from the affects of Hurricane Sandy the Lakewood BlueClaws will be back in town and back in action for another year of South Atlantic League baseball this week. As part of the festivities the team will continue to work to support people who were affected by the storm. The future Philadelphia Phillies will celebrate Opening Day on Thursday when the Kannapolis Intimidators come to town for a four game series. BlueClaws players will wear special Restore The Shore jerseys during the opening weekend. The jerseys will have the names of towns that were impacted by the powerful storm. During the weekend a silent auction will be held for the jerseys with the money benefitting the BlueClaws Charities relief efforts…
Monday, March 4, 2013
High School South student Christopher Nolze and Blue Wave Printing honored by township
Toms River officials honored two locals who have provided continued support to those affected by Superstorm Sandy. High School South student Chris Nolze, organizer of Chris's Fight For A Cure Foundation, and Blue Wave Printing owner Scott Zabelski were honored by the township with proclamations last week. In addition to his foundation, Nolze held a toy drive this past holiday season for those affected by the storm. He is working on an Easter event for affected families in Seaside Heights and encouraged the community to participate. Zabelski thanked the community for putting their trust into his business's fundraising efforts, which have raised about $500,000 so far. "I just started small and it snowballed with the support of everyone," he…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
'Restore the Shore' to air at 11 p.m.
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Thursday, November 15, 2012
Dozens of stars, artists and organizations will participate tonight in a one-hour MTV-driven fundraising special to help rebuild Seaside Heights, according to an MTV spokesperson. The event is scheduled to air live at 11 p.m. on MTV, MTV.com, MTV mobile and MTV radio. The effort is part of MTV’s campaign 'Restore the Shore.' From 4 pm until midnight, the cast of MTV’s "Jersey Shore" – as well as stars from other top MTV shows including “Awkward,” “Teen Wolf,” “Teen Mom,” “The Challenge,” and “The Real World” – will be live in MTV’s Times Square studio, calling donors to thank them for giving. Unlike a conventional telethon where viewers call in and hope to speak with a celebrity, MTV’s “Restore the Shore” will feature stars personally …