The New Jersey Peach Promotion Council sponsored its first contest for amateur bakers of Jersey Fresh peach pies on Aug. 14. The contest was held at farm markets across the state starting July 18 in Margate.

Four winners from across the state will submit their pies for judging Tuesday by Fox 29 TV’s “Good Day.”

The winner will get an overnight stay with dinner in Atlantic City or Cape May.

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Clambake on

The Greater Atlantic City Chamber will hold its Miss America Clambake on Sept. 3, renewing a former tradition in Atlantic City.

The event, sponsored by South Jersey Industries, will take place 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Trump Plaza Beach Bar on the Atlantic City Boardwalk

Contestants are scheduled to attend along with reigning Miss America Mallory Hagan.

Tables can be reserved for $750 or individual plates for $100 by calling the Chamber at 609-345-4524, ext. 102.

Lawyers aid needy

The Atlantic County Bar Association donated $10,000 each to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey and the Friends of Jean Webster.

The money was raised during the bar association’s annual installation dinner in Atlantic City.

Tour a wind farm

The Atlantic County Utilities Authority will offer free tours of its five-turbine wind farm off Route 30, the first coastal wind farm in the United States. The technology is similar to the offshore wind farms that companies such as Cape May’s Fisherman’s Energy want to build off the coast.

Tours run from noon to 1 p.m. Monday and Friday at 1801 Absecon Blvd. For information, call 609-272-6950.

Neurologist joins

Dr. Patricia Falivena, a neurologist, has joined the practice of Cape Regional Physicians Associates in Middle Township.

Her practice will help patients with conditions such as stroke, dementia and seizures.

Falivena is a graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She completed a fellowship in epilepsy and neurophysiology at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Cape Regional Physicians Associates is at 11 Village Drive in Cape May Court House.

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