Aquarium receives AED donation
The Heart Heroes of the Heart Institute at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center presented the Atlantic City Aquarium with an automated external defibrillator May 13.
The ARMC Heart Heroes are a volunteer group that raises funds for the Heart Institute at ARMC and the AtlantiCare Foundation to place AEDs in the community. The Heart Heroes fund a portion of the AED and community groups and organizations provide the remaining funds.
Church seeks youth adviser
Asbury United Methodist Church is looking for a youth adviser.
For information and qualifications, call the church at 609-348-1941.
Post-Sandy coping sessions offered
The Brigantine branch of the Atlantic County Library System, in collaboration with the Brigantine Municipal Alliance and under the auspices of BrigStrong, presents weekly stress relief, information-sharing and yoga sessions.
Brigantine residents who continue to feel the stress and challenges of recovering from Hurricane Sandy are welcome to attend these free, confidential “Your Calm After the Storm,” gatherings, which take place at the Brigantine Beach Community Center from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, with free yoga instruction 7:30 to 8 p.m.
The event is made possible and facilitated by NJ Hope and Healing.
Four Wheel Weekend set
On May 18, Brigantine will host its second annual Four-Wheel Drive Parade on the beach.
Registration is $5 in advance, $10 day of event. It confers access on the beach and in the contest. Prizes will be given out for the most decorated vehicle. The route goes from 38th Street to 10th Street South. A bonfire will follow at 8 p.m. at the 17th Street South beach, and winners will be announced.
On May 19, St. George’s Pub is sponsoring Brigantine’s first annual Shore-De-Tour Classic Car Show in the parking lot in front of St. George’s Pub on Harbor Beach Boulevard. Trophies and prizes will be given out to the top three cars. Pre-1980 to 1900 cars will be showcased. The show is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a parade down Brigantine Avenue to follow. Call 609-457-0115 for registration information.
Health, fitness challenge set
Kyle Lockett and Nike will sponsor the third annual Family Community Health and Fitness Challenge from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 22 at the Max Manning Complex in Pleasantville.
Space is limited and registration is required by June 10. The event is free to the public. Applications can be picked up at 904 S. Main St. or from the Pleasantville Recreation Center.
Much equipment was destroyed during Hurricane Sandy. The group is seeking sports equipment and donations. Call 843-467-0068. Volunteers also are needed.
Food pantry to open
The Mount Zion Baptist Church of Pleasantville food pantry is now open from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. the third and fourth Wednesday of each month at 353 S. New Road in Pleasantville.
Customers must bring their ID to shop. For more information, call 609-641-4337.