Friday, May 4, 2012

 Clean Ocean Action’s Family Beach Ball for the Ocean!
(Sea Bright, NJ)----You are invited to join hundreds of sea-friends and enjoy live reggae music, fabulous picnic and sea fare, and beachy fun for children of all ages at the 8th Annual Family Beach Ball for the Ocean, a benefit for Clean Ocean Action (COA), Sunday, May 20, 2012.  This spring event will take place at the Ship Ahoy Beach Club, 800 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright, NJ from 3-7p.m.
In our third year as a “no waste” event, the Beach Ball will celebrate with ocean enthusiasts, corporate partners, and elected officials.  It is a great opportunity for businesses and citizens to demonstrate their support of a clean and healthy ocean.  The event will feature live music by Random Test; a delectable raw bar by Lusty Lobster Seafood Market and Catering; scallops by Fishermen’s Dock Cooperative; catering by Brennan’s Delicatessen; artisan cheeses by Wegmans; and tiki bar by Holly Crest Wine Cellars, Hunterdon Brewing Co., and Island Margaritas.  Dessert will be provided by The Flaky Tart, and Sugarush; and ice cream by Gracie and the Dudes.
This year’s event includes hours of free fun for the kids, including entertainment by Mr. Scott the Music Man, and Mr. Ray (Ray Anderson).  Kids will enjoy eco-friendly crafts, game and face painting, as well as learning (on-sand) surfing techniques from Summa Love Surfing and Yoga!

Summa Love Surfing and Yoga is always a favorite!
The Family Beach Ball has expanded its menu and will feature Lusty Lobster’s famous Raw Bar, and a wonderful assortment of items from local favorite, Brennan’s Delicatessen whose sustainability initiatives align with our Beach Ball’s “no waste” theme. 
Family Beach Ball for the Ocean is generously hosted by Ship Ahoy Beach Club.   This year’s Salt Water Taffy Sponsors are Medallion Financial Torcon.  Skee Ball Sponsors are Becker & Poliakoff, LLP, The Huber Family, and Shore Point Distributors.  Cotton Candy Sponsors are Gordon Litwin, Monmouth Memorial Park Cemetery Association, New Jersey Natural Gas, and, Victor Maisano, CPA - German, Vreeland and Assoc. Frog Bog Sponsors are Kennedy & Ward Insurance Company, Main One Marina, The McDonald Family, and Chip and Maria Schulz. 
In-kind support is generously provided by Guaranteed Plants & Florist, Mr. Scott the Music Man, Ray Anderson, Beach Chik Designs, New Age Flooring, The Hall Family, Sandy Hook Child Care Center, Ship Ahoy Beach Club, The Salty Dog, Sperry Tents of New Jersey, Summa Love Surfing & Yoga, Waste Management, WasteNot Solutions, and all of our generous auction donors.  See this year's auction highlights!!
Admission is $75 per adult (until May 13th), which includes admission for two children.  The event is a BYOB&C (Bring your own blankets and chairs).
For more information, including opportunities for sponsorship, please contact the COA offices at (732) 872-0111, or visit  The latest information about the Family Beach Ball can also be followed online via facebook and twitter.

Thanks to The Flaky Tart!

Groove to the sounds of Random Test
Thanks SHCCC - your creative activities are always a hit!

1 comment:

  1. A clean ocean beach, a cabana club with beach location and a group of friends make the day with lots of fun. I just love to enjoy these happy moments at beach. I had most of the memories at sea bright beach which is one of the best place ever in new jersey.