2013-11-21 / Business
Twist-N-Shout Party Club, 335 Route 9, Manalapan, will present “Clapton is Godfrey,” an Eric Clapton tribute show, on Nov. 23. The show will benefit local residents who are homeless and hungry. The event is part of an ongoing series of charitable events at Twist-N-Shout that are aimed at collecting necessities for Feed All God’s Children of Freehold, a charitable organization that feeds those in need in Monmouth and Ocean counties. The Clapton show will begin at 8 p.m. Seats are $40 each and include snacks, dessert and coffee. Patrons must bring their own alcohol. Guests are asked to bring nonperishable foods, canned goods, paper goods, bottled water and/or personal care items. For reservations, call 732-761-9555.
The National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) has announced that the Monmouth-Ocean Chapter of the New Jersey Association of Health Underwriters has received Silver Certification for the second year in a row. The chapter represents health insurance brokers and other industry professionals in Monmouth and Ocean counties. The group was recognized for this award as part of NAHU’s Chapter Certification Program, which recognizes excelling chapters throughout the calendar year.
Manasquan Savings Bank has announced that after serving on the bank’s board of directors for more than 34 years, Thomas W. Applegate retired Nov. 1. Applegate also served as chairman of the board for eight years. Applegate’s service as president of the Bay Head Building and Loan Association fostered what would come to be a legacy of involvement with Manasquan Savings Bank. Upon the group’s acquisition by the bank, Applegate was appointed director in 1979 and chairman in 1997. He will continue to advise the bank in his new designation as director emeritus.
A family-friendly sneaker convention — hosted by Street Heat Events, a division of New Jersey Sports Accessories Inc. of Manalapan — will be held Dec. 14 at the Ivy League fieldhouse gym, 140 Gordons Corner Road, Manalapan. The Street Heat Sole and Style Expo will feature vendors from five states offering the hottest sneakers, related apparel, gear and services in more than 7,000 square feet of space. The event will include a live sneaker auction where attendees may put their shoes on the block to see what they bring at the auction. The seller sets the minimum price he will accept for his shoes, and once that price is met, the shoes sell. Hip Hop artist K. Bellz is scheduled to appear. His music contains no explicit content or lyrics. Sponsors include the Microsoft Store, Justin’s Barbershops and Sneakerbuck. General admission is $15, with two pairs of shoes to sell or trade; VIP admission is $20, with three pairs of shoes; and elite admission is $25, with up to five pair of shoes. Admission includes a door-prize ticket. Vendor and exhibitor tables are available for $75. For more information, go to www.kickesevents.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.