Somers Point

Food drive set

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey is holding a Holiday Turkey and Food Drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at stores including Acme in Mays Landing and ShopRite store in Somers Point and Egg Harbor Township. The Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Southern Branch, 6735 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, also will be open at that time to accept holiday food donations.

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Items requested include frozen turkeys (frozen only, no fresh), canned soups, stews, fruits, vegetables, pasta, rice, grains and other nonperishable foods. Items only in cans, no glass jars or bottles. For more information, call Colette Kraus, food sourcing coordinator at 609-383-8843, ext 116.

Charity league to host Christmas mart

The Charity League of Atlantic County will host the 65th annual Christmas Mart from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 16 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point. Handmade items, including tree skirts, stockings, and ornaments will be available for purchase. The annual pin for 2012 will be unveiled at this event.

There will be more than 20 shops, photos with Santa, and gourmet food items for sale made by members. The Park Room and Pub and Grille will be open for lunch and dinner during the event. Admission is free and no tickets are needed. Beneficiaries of The Charity League include Atlantic City Day Nursery, Child Federation of Atlantic County, The Donny Fund, The Women’s Center, Family Services Association, Covenant House and The Atlantic City Rescue Mission.

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