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Dan Skeldon, chief meteorologist on NBC40, will act as a guest bingo caller at The Ocean City Education Foundation’s Coach/Michael Kors Bingo being held on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Somers Point VFW.

Doors will open at 6:00pm on April 11th with games beginning at 7:00pm. Ticket prices are $35 and include 16 games. A designer pocketbook will be awarded to the winner of each of the bingo games. Beverages will be available for purchase; please feel free to bring your own food. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Tricia Ciliberto at 399-0012; ext 1106. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.ocnjef.com.

 

The mission of the OCEF is to identify and implement innovative strategies and activities to support and develop educational opportunities and programs for students attending our public schools. Recent programs, funded by OCEF, include the building of a state of the art observatory at the High School and the support of Project Purple, an anti-substance campaign created by former NBA player Chris Herren.

In addition to sponsoring educational opportunities, the Ocean City Educational Foundation funds a mini-grant program. These grants support classroom projects, field trips and any classroom equipment needed. Past grants awarded by OCEF included a dance floor for OCHS Dance Fitness Program, two new scoreboards in the Intermediate School gymnasium and paperless writing tablets for the Special Education department of Ocean City Primary School.

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