Hamilton Township

Mays Landing Rotary seeks host family

The Mays Landing Rotary Club is seeking a host family for an incoming exchange student from Taubate, Sao Paulo, Brazil, for the 2013-14 school year. The girl, Ana, was 16 in April, and will be a junior.

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Host families must live within the area served by Oakcrest High School, which the student will attend. Families will be required to feed the student and provide her a personal place for sleep and study. There is no ideal family the group is looking for, and families with and without children as well as single- and dual-parent families are invited to apply. All applicants will be subject to in-home interviews and background checks.

To apply to be a host family, contact Roy Klein at 609-909-0955 or email roy@fscoi.com. The club, which meets most Tuesdays at 6:15 p.m. at Ye Olde Mill Street Pub in Mays Landing, is looking for new members.

Hometown Celebration coming up

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the incorporation of the Township of Hamilton in 1813. In honor of this bicentennial, this year’s Hometown Celebration, set for June 29-30 starting at 10 a.m. at Lake Lenape East, will be bigger than ever.

There will be many free activities and events, and more than 150 crafters, vendors and food concession stands will be set up. Children’s activities include a water slide, bounce castle and magic shows and live entertainment includes a Mia Bergman concert, a Battle of the Bands and more. A Disney movie will be played under the stars June 29 and a fireworks finale June 30.

For more information, see mayslandingmerchants.com. Shuttle parking will be provided from Atlantic Cape Community Calling. For more information, call Arlene Blosch at 609-625-1800.

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