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Friday, August 10, 2012
SIA Newsletter 8 10 2012 - Kayak Festival Tomorrow; SIA Meeting Tonight and Trolley Rides Tomorrow
To All Strathmere
and Whale Beach Homeowners and Visitors,
This is a very busy week, and we're trying to do justice
to all of the events. Hopefully you aren't tired of reading such a flood of
This one is primarily about tomorrow's Kayak
Festival, held by the Beach Patrol, but as this is an SIA Newsletter
we'll first remind you of the two SIA events.
Tonight at 8:00pm we will
hold our August SIA Meeting at the Firehouse.
We will draw the winner of Centennial Cruiser
Bike Raffle! We will also have nominations and elections
of 2013 SIA Officers, and award the Bergus Prizes for Scholarship to our local
Following the business meeting, our
own Dave Townsend will discuss the Townsend Family's hundreds of years of
history in Cape May County!
Dave's 10th generation grandfather was John Townsend, who was
allegedly the first white settler in Cape May County and built a home in 1690
which still exists.
generations of Townsends remained in the county and some made their living on
the sea, which resulted in several tragedies involving Dave's
SIA Meeting Friday, August 10,
8:00 pm - Elections, Drawing for the Centennial Cruiser bike and Talk by
Kayak Races Saturday, August 11 at
Vincent Road Beach.Races: 10:30 to 3:30; Instruction:
12:00noon and 2:00pm
Centennial Trolley Tours,
sponsored by the SIA, Saturday, August 11; Children, 4 pm; Adults: 5, 6
and 7 pm
Schiavo Library, Second Annual Local
Authors' Night, Thursday, August 16, 7:00pm
"Nightmare in Strathmere" Boat
Parade, 6:30, Saturday, August 18
Strathmere Volunteer Fire Company
Annual BBQ, Deauville Beach House, Wednesday, August
29, 6 to 9 pm
Kids' Surf Fishing Tournament,
Saturday, September 1, 9:00 am
SIA Meeting Friday, September
14, 8:00 pm Ask the Expert. A local "expert" will speak on
"Common Mistakes in Winterizing" and answer questions regarding
summer homeowners planning to close up for the winter.
Last day of Flounder Season, Friday,
Services at the Strathmere United Methodist
Church every Sunday to September 30: 9:15 Hymn Sing; 9:30