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LBI Region to hold first ever Official Welcoming of Summer Ceremony
Local business organizations team up with Long Beach Island Region Destination Marketing Organization to invite residents and visitors to enjoy a day on the beach with the offiical start of the 2011 summer season
Families and beach goers have their choice of activities happening in the morning; which will kick off with a free LBI Surf Fishing Clinic on the 17th Street Beach hosted by Oceanside Bait and Tackle at 1030am, as well as a " Welcome the Summer Breeze" Kite Contest sponsored by The Breeze FM Radio Station. Join the Breeze live on the 17th Street Beach Entrance for a chance to win great prizes, like a VIP pass to the Lighthouse International Film Festival, Island Surf and Sun Gift Certificates and Tuckerton Seaport passes. Bring your kite that best depicts summer for a chance to win while checking out the latest gear from Island Surf and Sun for a hands on demo.
At 11am Congressman Jon Ruynan has been invited by the LBI Region DMO and the Ship Bottom Republican Club along with Ocean County Freeholders, Assemblywoman Diane Gove as well as other local officials to welcome the seaon by cutting the ribbon to the beach entrance held up between two of ReClam the Bays Giant art inspired Clams, with music and entertainment provided by The Breeze.
Look for events happening throughout the day at Long Beach Islsnd Foundation of Arts & Sciences Green Business Panel will be hosting a live broadcast featuring enviormentally minded businesses, Sidewalk Sales in Ship Bottom, Anniversary of the Sneakbox at Tuckerton Seaport and other activities throughout the region. For information contact the Southern Ocean County Chamber Of Commerce at 609 494 7211 or go online at visitLBIregion.com.
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