The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, the Southern Ocean County Community Foundation and area businesses are bringing together an exciting auction featuring, professional football and baseball tickets, golf foursomes,U2 Concert tickets, a private air plane ride and distinctive items for use at home or for giving. Tuckerton Seaport generously donated a boat building class ofering the winner to build a garvey under the supervision of a mastercraftsman. In honor of the 15th year, orignial art work will be available for auction, including the painting that was used for this year's promotion, a colorful but mysterious interpertation of the Orient Express itself.
The event will be held at Sea Oaks Country Club, Little Egg Harbor beginning at 5:30pm on Tuesday, April 27. The ticket price remains the same as the past two years at $125 per person and features Chefs from Buckalew's, Copper Fish, Country Kettle Chowda, La Spiaggia, Pinziminio, Sea Oaks, The Grapevine, Scojo's, Plate, Ocean County VoTech, and 217 East Main presenting dishes from exotic cities along the train's route.
In 2009 with generous donations from Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members and Atlantic City Electric $52,000 was collected and distributed to Tuckerton, Long Beach Island, Manahawkin, Barnegat, Waretown and Lacey. If you would like to donate an auction item, sponsor an ad it the journal, or purchase tickets to attend please contact the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce (609) 494 7211 at 265 W Ninth Street, Ship Bottom NJ. Visa and Mastercard are accepted.
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