Beach Ball Fundraiser for Community FoodBank
The weather is warming (we hope!) and that means it is time to break out your flip flops and shorts and say hello to summer at the Beach Ball, the annual Fundraiser for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Tuesday, May 22, 5-8pm, at the Atlantic City Country Club.
The Beach Ball is the FoodBank’s annual signature event in South Jersey. It features samplings from the finest area restaurants, entertainment, and auction items.
Tickets are $100 per person with tables of 10 available for $900. To be an advertiser, reserve tickets, donate auction items or for further information call 383-8843.
Times are still very tough for many people and the FoodBank is there to help put food on the table for families who would otherwise go hungry,” says Dave Coskey, president of Longport Media and FoodBank Advisory Board member. Dave and his wife Monica are the chairpersons for the 2012 Beach Ball. “With the proceeds benefiting the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, it fun way to support a worthy cause and get summer off great start,” added Monica
Participating restaurants to date include: Tropicana, Renault Winery and Tuscany House, Philips Seafood, Greate Bay Country Club, Busch’s Seafood Restaurant of Sea Isle, Mama Mia’s , The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College, Romanelli’s, Port O Call in Ocean City, Atlantic City Country Club, Caesars, Bally’s, Showboat, Harrah’s and Merion Caters.
In 2011 Southern Branch distributed a record breaking 7.7 million pounds of food to those in need in Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and Southeastern Burlington counties.