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Brigantine VFW News, Nov. 28

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 01:30 pm

Hello from base Camp V. 

We hope that everyone enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving Day with family and friends.  The Christmas trees are scheduled to arrive at the post next week and will go on sale Friday, Dec. 5.  We have been told that due to last year's weather, the trees will be more beautiful and fuller than previous years.  Make sure to bring the family and pick out your special tree. Christmas trees will be on sale Monday through Friday from 4 to 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Brigantine American Legion News, Nov. 28

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 01:00 pm

Brigantine American Legion News, Nov. 28 Brigantine American Legion News, Nov. 28 "Love the people with whom fate brings you to gather, and do so with all your heart."

Unemployed veterans should call 609-813-3932 and ask to speak with your veteran representative or come in to the Pleasantville One Stop Career Center, 2 South Main St. in Pleasantville.

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Brigantine Elks news: Comedy nite on tap for this Saturday

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 12:00 pm

Brigantine Elks news: Comedy nite on tap for this Saturday Brigantine Elks news: Comedy nite on tap for this Saturday  Ah, the aromatic scent of mince and pumpkin pies baking in the oven!  These perfumes of the holiday will be joined by the smell of a roasting turkey.  Don’t you just love it?  This Thanksgiving I need to ask two favors of you.  The first; if you know of a fellow Elk member spending the day alone with no family, ask them to join in your feast. Remember, Elks Care-Elks Share. 

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Brigantine’s Green Team hosts second Beach Plum Planting for the dunes

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 12:00 am

The Green Team will host a native beach plum planting event and is looking for volunteers to help plant 100 beach plum seedlings at designated dune areas on from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 6. (Rain date is Sunday, Dec. 7 from 1-3 p.m.). Anyone interested is encouraged to come out and take part in the planting.

Volunteers will plant beach plum seedlings at dune areas where dune stabilization is needed most. The event will mark the second Green Team’s beach restoration and dune stabilization efforts at Brigantine’s popular beach.

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Liberty USO’s Operation Stocking Stuffer

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 12:00 am

Join Liberty USO and the Concerned Citizens for Brigantine to send cheer to our troops this holiday season.

Our goal is to collect: 200 packs of hot chocolate, 100 Granola bars, 100 hard can packages of 3-8 ounces, 100 small puzzle books, 100 packs of gum, 100 bags of trail mix or nuts, 100 packs of gum, 100 large candy canes, 100 bags of sunflower seeds, 200 Beef Jerky or Slim Jims and 200 packs of coffee or apple cider.

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Brigantine Garden Club news, week of Nov. 27

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 27, 2014 09:00 am

Garden Club news Garden Club news The Brigantine Garden Club’s article this week is written in the form of an ACROSTIC poem. You will notice that the first letter of each line spells out the word Thanksgiving.

Happy Thanksgiving.

I am…

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St. Thomas Parish News, Nov. 26

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 02:20 pm

Pancake Breakfast
Are you tired of turkey? The Knights of Columbus hosts a pancake breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 30 after all the morning masses. Why not come to St. PhilipHall and enjoy piping hot pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee? The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children. Proceeds support KOC projects.

Calendar Sales Update
The three-month calendars are available for purchase and are selling rapidly. For $20 you will receive a calendar for January, February and March 2015 (a 90-day period). There will be a daily drawing for the prize amount indicated on that day. 

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Fall Striper Shoot Out

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Written by Keri O’Connor Wednesday, November 26, 2014 01:48 pm

Legion Riders of Somers Point Post 352 Don Landry and Gene Nace donated $2,500 to the Fisher House. Accepting the check was Mike and Nancy Muncer, Guy Wilkins and Commander Joe Handle. Legion Riders of Somers Point Post 352 Don Landry and Gene Nace donated $2,500 to the Fisher House. Accepting the check was Mike and Nancy Muncer, Guy Wilkins and Commander Joe Handle. Brigantine American Legion Post 396 held its inaugural Fall Striper Shoot Out Sunday, Nov. 23.

The event was sponsored by North Point, Bayside, Fish Finder, Jolly Roger and Deebold marinas.

There were 21 surf entries and 24 boat entries.

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Democrats donate toys, money to Toys for Tots

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 01:45 pm

Democrats donate toys, money to Toys for Tots Democrats donate toys, money to Toys for Tots At last Saturday's Democratic Club meeting, members donated toys and money to Toys for Tots. Thanks to co-coordinators Ron Powell and Paul Robinson from Toys for Tots for their dedication to such a worthy cause.

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Brigantine 4WD permits and gift certificates available soon

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 01:21 pm

Brigantine begins the summer of 2015 on Monday, Dec. 8 by offering four-wheel drive permits and gift certificates at a discounted rate. Permits and gift certificates are available 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday at the Brigantine Beach Community Center, 265 42nd St.

Regular four-wheel drive permits cost $160 and $80 for those older than 60.

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BB Lighthouse Players host auditions for “Rumors” by Neil Simon

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 01:19 pm

All you frustrated Hollywood movie stars and New York theater actors, take note, BB Lighthouse Players is holding auditions for its production of "Rumors" by Neil Simon from 1-6 p.m., Dec. 6 at the Community Center.

The group needs five female and five male actors and a variety of techies, stage hands, volunteers of all kinds to help with ticket sales, promotions, prompters, costumes, makeup,  dressers, hair stylists and set builders.

Rehearsals are three times a week beginning in January.

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FEMA clarifies ‘substantial damage’ with regard to ICC benefit

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Written by Michael Feely Wednesday, November 26, 2014 09:57 am

BRIGANTINE- Alex Hersonski, an attorney with South Jersey Legal Services in Atlantic City, attempted this week to clarify details of a Federal Emergency Management Agency bulletin dealing with whether a Hurricane Sandy claim meets the “substantial damage” requirement for homeowners filing for Increased Cost of Compliance benefits.

“There is a recent FEMA bulletin (W-14056) that permits Sandy homeowners to use a town's estimate of the home's market value and then submit that to the … insurer in order to determine if the property meets the substantial damage requirement,” Hersonski said.

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