MBA announces new board of trustees

The Margate Business Association has announced a new board of trustees for 2014.

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Board members are nominated and elected by MBA members at the MBA's December meeting, and the makeup of the boards reflects the diverse business interests and opportunities available in Margate.

The executive board of trustees includes President Ed Berger of Mediagate Marketing; Vice President Rob Hammerschlag of Downbeach Deli; Treasurer Leon Riggins of Cape Bank; and Secretary Randy Young of Heritage Surf and Sport. The board of trustees welcomes first-time members Maria DePhillipo of Nix Salon and Spa; Aria Mazer of Avant Girl Blow Dry and Style Bar; Karen Sherman of Tomatoe's Restaurant, Cookie Till of Steve and Cookie's By the Bay and Lisa Walker of Jewish Family Services of Atlantic and Cape May Counties. They join returning trustees Christopher Gualtieri of Barrels Restaurant; Paula Hartman of the Hartman Home Team of Berkshire Hathaway; Glen Darby of Glen Darby Insurance Agency, Inc.

The MBA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the economic and physical revitalization and welfare of the Businesses and Bay District of Margate, including the advancement of the community through scholarship programs and events to promote family activities.


Kiwanis seeks scholarship applicants

The Northfield-Linwood Kiwanis Club Foundation is accepting applications for two scholarships to be offered to graduating high school seniors.

The application deadline for both scholarships is April 1. The club may elect to award more than one scholarship in either category.

The Marvin W. Timbrook Leadership Scholarship for $1,000 will be awarded to the applicant who best meets the following criteria: is a resident of Northfield or Linwood, will enroll full time in a college or university, and has demonstrated leadership in the course of marching band or varsity athletic participation. Applications are available at the guidance offices and those of the athletic directors at Holy Spirit High School, Atlantic Christian School and Mainland Regional High School. Eligible students attending other schools may obtain an application by calling John Davis at 609-646-2606.

A Memorial Scholarship for $1,000 will be awarded to a graduating senior who has been active in the Mainland Regional High School Key Club during junior and senior years. The recipient will be selected based on the quality of Key Club participation and service to the school and community. Applications are available from the MRHS Guidance Office or from Ms. Makowski, Key Club adviser.

The scholarships and MRHS Key Club sponsorship are among the projects conducted by the Northfield-Linwood Kiwanis Club from the proceeds of its Peanut Days fundraiser, held in September each year.


City meetings move to VECC

Beginning in March, City Commission, Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment meetings will take place in the auditorium of the Ventnor Educational Community Complex, 400 N. Lafayette Ave.

All meetings are open to the public. This move is indefinite due to renovations at City Hall.


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