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Top 8 LLC Mistakes to Avoid in Everyday Business Practices
Mon., Dec. 17, in Atlantic City, N.J.
Fredric L. Shenkman, Esq. of Cooper Levenson will present at “Top A partner in Cooper Levenson’s Atlantic
8 LLC Mistakes to Avoid in Everyday Business Practices,” a seminar on City office, Shenkman has decades of
Mon. Dec. 17, 2018 at the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center experience in both transactional work and
Hotel, 2 Convention Blvd., Atlantic City, N.J. commercial litigation. His transactional work
The seminar is intended for attorneys, accountants, CPAs, includes the drafting of asset sales;
commercial bankers/loan officers, and paralegals. The presenters will cross-purchase and redemption agreements;
share how to spot potential pitfalls, and also how to design an LLC to asset based financing agreements;
better meet specific needs. Topics to be covered include: post-employment restrictive covenants;
Determining when and how to use the LLC, as opposed to the S business separation agreements; PILOT
Corp; Agreements (payment in lieu of taxes Fredric L. Shenkman, Esq.
Uncovering all the uses (and liabilities) of using LLCs in connection agreements) and work-outs. He has lectured extensively on general
with tax planning; equity and attorney ethics to various bar associations and Inns of Court.
Better understanding how to overcome issues when dividing and He also served as chairperson and as secretary of District 1 of the New
issuing ownership interests and transferring assets; Jersey District Ethics Committee.
Reviewing real-world operating agreement provisions gone wrong, The seminar is coordinated by the National Business Institute.
including distribution, allocation, capital call and voting; Participants receive Continuing Legal Education Credit Hours: CLE 8.00
Identifying the charging order landmines that must be avoided; and - NJ, CLE 8.00 - NY, and CLE 6.50 - PA. Accountants receive 8.00
Tackling tax mistakes made during LLC formation, change of tax CPE Hours of specialty credits from the National Association of State
status, conversion and reorganization. Boards of Accountancy. The cost is $359. For more information or to
The seminar runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. Shenkman will present register, visit nbi-sems.com
on the “Top Single Member LLC Mistakes to Avoid,” from 10:45 a.m. to
11:45 a.m., and on “LLC Ethical Traps,” from 3:40 p.m. to 4:40 p.m.

Atlantic City Restaurant Week Gift Cards On Sale


The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) has Wednesday through Sunday), accessible from both directions.
announced that 2019 Atlantic City Restaurant Week Gift Cards are on One of the nicest ways to say you care is to buy your clients, friends
sale online, just in time for holiday gift giving. and family Atlantic City Restaurant Week Gift Cards this holiday season!
The 11th Annual Atlantic City Restaurant Week, being held March 3 Or, better yet, treat yourself and indulge in lunch and dinner at some of
– 8, 2019, features three-course price-fixed menus at $15.19 for lunch your favorite restaurants this year. Atlantic City dining options have
and $35.19 for dinner. More than 70 of the area’s finest and favorite never been better, and it’s the perfect gift for clients and just about
restaurants participate in the event from Atlantic City and the everyone else on your shopping list.
surrounding areas and offer diners delicious meals all week long. Tax, The gift cards are accepted at all participating restaurants during
gratuity and beverages are not included. All meals are value priced and Atlantic City Restaurant Week, and are valid for two years. Please note,
would normally cost significantly more. Atlantic City Restaurant Week gift cards are not necessary for patrons to
Gift cards will be available for purchase online at the Atlantic City enjoy Atlantic City Restaurant Week.
Restaurant Week website at www.acrestaurantweek.com beginning Atlantic City Restaurant Week is produced by the Casino
Friday, November 23. The website includes restaurant week menus, Reinvestment Development Authority. Sponsors include Interstate
recipes, chef bios and more. Gift cards will also be available for purchase Outdoor Advertising; The Press of Atlantic City; Lloyd Levenson
in-person, beginning Monday, November 26, at the Visitor Information Institute of Gaming, Hospitality & Tourism; Equity Communications;
Centers located at the corner of Mississippi Avenue and the Boardwalk Open Table; Greater AC Chamber and Tropicana Atlantic City.
(Boardwalk Hall) in Atlantic City (9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily), or at mile Restaurants wishing to participate should contact Doreen Prinzo at
marker 3.5 of the Atlantic City Expressway (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (609) 449-7156.

Cold Spring Brewery Hosts Local Spiritualist Medium & Psychic Bob Bitting
Spirited Holidays Channeling Session children are featured Tuesday through Sunday, with special events every
December 20, 2018 at 6:30pm at Cold Spring Brewery. Spiritualist weekend through the summer season.
Medium & Psychic Bob Bitting will offer a special channeling The Village is located on Route 9, three miles north of Victorian Cape
experience. Reserve tickets are $20.00 and are available now on hcsv.org. May and a mile and a half west of the southern terminus of the Garden
Click the “Book Now” button. Proceeds benefit HCSV Foundation a State Parkway. Admission during the season is $14 for adults and $12 for
non-profit living history museum. Please stay tuned to Facebook for children ages 3 to 12. Children under 3 are admitted free. Unlimited free
topics and information. admission is available with Village membership. The Village Nature Trail
Historic Cold Spring Village is a non-profit, open-air living history at Bradner’s Run is open to the public for free self-guided tours. Be sure
museum that portrays the daily life of a rural South Jersey community of to visit the Country Store, Bakery, Ice Cream Parlor, History to Scale,
the Early American period. It features 27 restored historic structures on a Cold Spring Brewery and Cold Spring Grange Restaurant. For more
30-acre site. Tuesday through Sunday, from late June to early September, information on events, membership, volunteering, or booking private
historically clothed interpreters and artisans preserve the trades, crafts affairs, please call (609) 898-2300, ext. 10, or visit the Village website at
and heritage of “the age of homespun.” Fun and educational activities for hcsv.org.

Governor Murphy Announces Get Covered New Jersey Public Awareness Campaign to
Promote Access to Health Coverage
Governor Phil Murphy announced the launch of Get Covered New Governor Murphy. “We know it will take every effort to combat the
Jersey, a state public awareness campaign to promote the Affordable Care barrage of attacks that continue from the federal government to make
Act’s 2019 open enrollment period, which runs through Dec. 15. sure residents get the coverage they deserve. We want to ensure residents
Get Covered New Jersey is the first coordinated health coverage don’t miss the six-week window to enroll, that they get the financial
public awareness campaign conducted by the State of New Jersey since assistance they are due, and that they know where to go to if they need
the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The program will help along the way. New Jerseyans are counting on us to do what the
promote health coverage options available to residents through the federal government won’t.”
Affordable Care Act Marketplace and off the Marketplace in the As part of the public awareness campaign, the state is launching a
individual insurance market during Open Enrollment, as well as through website, GetCovered.NJ.gov, which will serve as a portal for individuals
the state’s NJFamilyCare program year-round. seeking health coverage. The site will include information about plan
“From day one, my administration committed to protecting the options, as well as contact information for navigators and enrollment
Affordable Care Act in New Jersey against President Trump’s efforts to assisters who can help residents access coverage.
tear it down. We are proving the ACA works but we cannot let up,” said
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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Names Shelley Williams Vice President of Sales
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announces the appointment 21 properties across the U.S., including those in
of Shelley L. Williams to Vice President of Sales. In her new position, Atlantic City. “Atlantic City is an exciting
Shelley will lead the Hotel Sales execution for the newly opened meeting destination on the rise; more and more
property which is set upon 17 acres with the legendary Atlantic City meeting professionals are beginning to
Boardwalk as its backdrop. recognize the destination for its valuable
Hard Rock Atlantic City which opened June 28 is sure to become the location and position in the Northeastern
hottest meeting destination on the East Coast for groups with its 2000 market, as well as taking notice of the unique
newly renovated rooms, over 150,000 sq. feet of dynamic meeting and attendee offerings both inside the resorts and
event spaces, 40,000 sq. ft luxurious Rock Spa and more than 20 around the city,” says Williams. “I am excited
first-class restaurants and lounges. Hard Rock Atlantic City is positioned to be part of the city’s meeting renaissance with
perfectly to be the next show stopper. this internationally renowned iconic brand Hard
“We are so excited to share the news that Shelley is joining our team Rock International.” Shelley L. Williams
here in Atlantic City,” says Danielle Babilino, Senior Vice President of Williams was awarded was awarded the “2016 Excellence in
Global Sales and Marketing of Hard Rock International, “Her Leadership Award” by Caesars Entertainment for her involvement in the
professional pedigree coupled with her impressive career Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City. As well as being
accomplishments including the multiple award recognitions prove that recognized by Smart Meetings Magazine as one of the “TOP 100 Women
she will have a significant impact on our property and the Atlantic City who inspire us in the category as Industry Leader,” in addition to landing
hospitality community.” a spot as a nominee for the Meeting + Incentive Travel’s 2015 Hall of
Shelley began her career in hospitality overseas in Uruguay, South Fame. Williams holds a Bachelor of Social Science in international
America, prior to relocating back to her native country of Canada. In her relations from Carleton University and has earned an executive
previous role as the national director of sales for Caesars Entertainment, certificate in business strategies from the University of Montevideo in
Williams devised and implemented strategic sales plans and direction for Uruguay.

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS SET FIVE NEW GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS TITLES


AHEAD OF BRINGING THEIR NEW TOUR TO JIM WHELAN BOARDWALK HALL IN
ATLANTIC CITY ON MARCH 7
As the Harlem Globetrotters prepare to bring their new 2019 Fan Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Powered World Tour to Atlantic City on Thursday, March 7, 2019 the At each Globetrotters game, there will be over 20 opportunities
world famous team decided to celebrate Guinness World Record Day by before, during and after each event where fans will get a chance to
setting five new Guinness World Records™ titles – bringing the team’s directly interact with the team’s stars – that’s a 30-percent increase over
standing Guinness World Record count to 21. any previous Globetrotters game.
The records are highlighted by an impressive somersault basketball The Harlem Globetrotters roster showcases some of the most thrilling
shot made by one of the team’s biggest stars, Bull Bullard, at a staggering athletes in the world, including Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite
58 feet, 1.25 inches away from the basketball hoop. The other records Bruton, Hammer Harrison, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard, Firefly Fisher
include the first-ever record set by one of the team’s female stars and and, Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Lister, Torch George and
another set by the Globetrotters’ trampoline-dunk team, the Flying Hoops Green.
Globies, and are listed below: Prior to every performance, fans can secure a ticket to Magic Pass,
Most basketball under the leg tumbles in one minute (female) – Torch the Globetrotters’ exclusive pregame event. Magic Pass gives fans
George (32) unprecedented access to the stars of the team, an opportunity to learn
Most blindfolded basketball slam dunks in one minute – Zeus tricks, shoot hoops and take pictures on the court. After each game, fans
McClurkin (5) can participate in a free autograph session.*
Most behind the back three pointers in one minute – Zeus McClurkin An additional exciting new element fans can look forward to this year
(3) is a new interactive mobile app with exclusive features, including an
Most under the leg slam dunks by a team using a trampoline in one augmented reality (AR) basketball toss game and one-of-a-kind image
minute – Flying Globies (28) filters that can be shared on social media.
The video of all five records can be seen at both links located below Also back by popular demand, fans will also get a chance to see the
and are approved for broadcast media (courtesy of the Harlem Flying Globies, an amazing acrobatic trampoline dunk team that will
Globetrotters). Online media is encouraged to embed the video. defy gravity during breaks in the game action.
The Globetrotters, who are committed to bringing their fans the best Tickets start at $25 and are available at harlemglobetrotters.com,
experience and most electrifying athletes on the planet, will give their Ticketmaster.com, the Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall box office or by
fans a chance to get closer than ever to the action and team’s stars with phone at 800-736-1420. For more information, visit
their Fan Powered World Tour, which is set to come to Jim Whelan harlemglobetrotters.com.

Art Exhibit at Atlantic Cape Community College Feature Artists from The Arc
The Arc of Atlantic County has announced a limited exhibit of Shiheeb Peterson — Egg Harbor Twp; Louis Knisley and
artwork entitled “The Spirit of Modern Artists” at Atlantic Cape Alfred Palmieri—Somers Point; Canary Taylor and Betty
Community College, Spangler Library now through December 15, 2018. Warrington Pleasantville; and Latoya Smith Atlantic City.
The exhibit, sponsored by The Arc of Atlantic County, features over Each of these artists have been attending some form of
30 pieces in a variety of mediums, including acrylics, watercolors, pencil art instruction classes for many years as part of the Art
created by artists representing The Arc of Atlantic County. Program at The Arc of Atlantic County. The classes, taught by talented
The classes encourage people with intellectual or developmental art instructors affiliated with The Ocean City Fine Arts League, are open
disabilities (I/DD) to express themselves and enhance their wellbeing. to anyone with an intellectual or developmental disability.
The various forms of art can strengthen a person’s self-esteem giving The Atlantic Cape Community College, Art Gallery, Spangler Library
them the courage to try new things and improve their quality of life. is located at 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ 08330. For more
“We are excited to display these works which showcases the creative information, please call (609) 625-1111 Ext 5346. The Arc of Atlantic
talent of these artists, and includes their work in the community,” County 6550 Delilah Road, Suite 101 Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234 P:
commented Katherine Aikens, Spangler Library Art Gallery Coordinator, 609-485-0800 F: 609-407-6282 arcatlantic.org
“This exhibit serves a vital role of raising awareness on social issues for Funding for this project is supported by the NJ State Council on the
people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our Arts/Dept. of State, a partner Agency of the National Endowment for the
communities,” Aikens added. Arts through a grant administered by The Atlantic County office of
The exhibit will then be open Monday through Thursday 9:00 am – Cultural & Heritage Affairs.
7:00 pm, Fridays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm and Saturdays 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. For more information on this event or signing up for any of The Arc
The exhibit is free and open to the public. of Atlantic County’s art classes, contact Renee Bird at 609-485-0800 ext.
Featured artists who have contributed to the exhibit are: Dee 180. Visit thearcatlantic.org to learn more.
Caldwell—Galloway, Robert Cheesman, Raymond Davis, John Jeffries,
and Albert Shaw-- Mays Landing; Sarah Hendrixson, Lee Shafer,
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Fredric Shenkman to speak on Gun Law in New Jersey Wed., Dec. 12, 2018 in Elizabeth, N.J.
Fredric L. Shenkman, Esq. of Cooper Levenson will be among the A partner in Cooper Levenson’s Atlantic
presenters providing guidance at “Confidently Navigate the Complexities City office, Shenkman has decades of
of Firearm Laws – From the Gun Show to the Holster,” a seminar on experience in both transactional work and
Wed. Dec. 12 at the Hilton Newark Airport, 1170 Spring Street, commercial litigation. His transactional work
Elizabeth, N.J. includes the drafting of asset sales;
This seminar is intended for attorneys, paralegals, law enforcement, cross-purchase and redemption agreements;
government officials, firearm dealers and advocates for gun rights or gun asset based financing agreements;
control. It will cover: post-employment restrictive covenants;
lesser-known constitutional aspects of firearms law, including the business separation agreements; PILOT
first amendment issues that surround gun shows; Agreements (payment in lieu of taxes
how the Firearms Owners Protection Act affects the possession of agreements) and work-outs. He has lectured Fredric L. Shenkman, Esq.
automatic weapons; extensively on general equity and attorney ethics to various bar
legal requirements for an individual who buys multiple handguns in associations and Inns of Court. He also served as chairperson and as s
the same purchase; ecretary of District 1 of the New Jersey District Ethics Committee.
unique purchasing requirements for Title 2 firearms The seminar is coordinated by the National Business Institute.
how to utilize NFA gun trusts to share possession of Title 2 firearms Participants receive Continuing Legal Education Credit Hours: CLE 7.20
among multiple individuals; and – NJ*, CLE 7.00 – NY*, and CLE 6.00 – PA*. The cost is $359. For
how to fight gun confiscations by law enforcement and contest errors more information or to register, visit
in background checks. nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/80849ER.
In addition, the presenters will identify those situations in which
attorneys should or must break confidentiality with their clients.

The Palm Atlantic City Presents “What the Deadly Dickens” Dinner Theatre
On Sunday, Dec. 16th, at 6:00pm enjoy the holidays while savoring a Second Course:
very special three-course dinner featuring a maple walnut crème brulee. Guests’ choice of: Twin Filet Mignon Saltimbocca made with
This dinner theatre show is another Dickens of a murder! Despite hosting prosciutto de parma, fontina cheese and sage demi-glace, Chicken
a murderous holiday party last year, which resulted in the murders of Parmigiana, Five Spice Crusted Atlantic Salmon includes a sweet potato
Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim, the Sawyer’s are going to give it risotto and cognac butter
another try. They have invited all of their closest friends for their annual Third Course:
holiday party – and are hoping for no mishaps this year. But when an Maple Walnut Crème Brulee, Regular Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee,
uninvited guest shows up, someone is bound to exclaim, “What the and Hot Tea
Deadly Dickens?!” The “What the Deadly Dickens” three-course dinner In addition to your chosen food, beverage and miscellaneous charges,
theatre show is priced at $85++ per person, plus tax and gratuity. It’s no your final bill before discounts will include an additional mandatory 5%
mystery why guests keep coming back for Dinner Theatre at The Palm administrative fee, which is not a gratuity. This fee is intended to cover
Atlantic City. the direct costs of planning, scheduling and setting up your event.
First Course: No gratuity will be added automatically for the wait staff, service or bar
Guests’ choice of: Caesar Salad made with focaccia crouton and employees serving your function
parmigiano reggiano, Baby Arugula made with roasted beets, granny For reservations, please call Barbara Bermel at 609-344-0483 or
smith apple, maytag blue cheese and candied walnuts, Shrimp Bruno email bbermel@thepalm.com
with Dijon mustard sauce

The ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer will be held June 3–9, 2019
Players will compete for $1.75 million in prize money Classic Presented by Acer. “We’re proud to represent our region on a
The ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer will be held June global scale and look forward to hosting the best players in the world at
3–9, 2019, tournament officials announced. Defending champion Annie Seaview Hotel and Golf Club.”
Park will be one of 144 players competing for the $1.75 million purse ShopRite has served as title sponsor of the tournament since 1992,
when the best female golfers in the world descend upon South Jersey for and has donated millions of dollars to regional charities through its
the area’s largest annual sporting event. partnership with women’s professional golf.
For information about ticket sales, volunteers, Pro-Am player "ShopRite's partnership with the LPGA brings this premier sporting
packages and sponsorship opportunities visit ShopRiteLPGAClassic.com event to New Jersey each year while also raising money for community
or call the Tournament office at (609) 798-0222. groups that help those in need," said Joseph Colalillo, chairman and CEO
Since 1986, the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer has of Wakefern Food Corp., the marketing and distribution arm of ShopRite.
attracted millions of fans to South Jersey. The tournament also attracts "The ShopRite LPGA Classic raised $1.4 million last year for
hundreds of corporate partners and broadcasts the region to 170 countries organizations such as food banks, healthcare centers and the Special
and more than 500 million households worldwide. Olympics of New Jersey, and a total of $34 million has been donated
“We are so thankful for ShopRite, our fans, partners and community through ShopRite's association with the LPGA. We look forward to
leaders for continually making us one of the best events in professional seeing some of the best women golfers in the world return in 2019 to
golf,” said Tim Erensen, Executive Director of the ShopRite LPGA compete at Seaview Hotel and Golf Club."

Schultz- Hill Foundation Awards $28,000 In Student Scholarships & ARTS/Grants in 2018
The Schultz-Hill Foundation (a non-profit private foundation). limited to: AC Day Nursery "Music together Program", Holy Spirit
located in Atlantic City awarded over $28,000 to students & arts Music Program, Greater Ocean City Theater Company, Chicken Bone
programs in 2018 . The DINA Scholarship/ARTS Grant Program was Beach, AC Library, Atlantic City ARTS Foundation. Atlantic City Ballet
established to support programs and students in the field of Art/History Company, Bay Atlantic Symphony, AtlantiCare Healing ARTS, Lucy the
and Education. The Dina Program is named after the “Angel of Elephant, Artists Alike Studio Boardwalk Summer Music Series &
Wisdom” and is a sub-program of the Foundation in Atlantic City. Student Terrance Rummer at Rider University College of the ARTS.
The 2018 “ Dina Recipients” The Schultz-Hill Foundation promotes and supports Education,
The Scholarship Awards are very diverse and include but not History and The ARTS in South Jersey. info at schultz-hill.org
"Anti-Semitism in Modern America: From Leo Frank to Squirrel Hill" workshop
A workshop for the public, students, and educators entitled The facilitator for the workshop will be Harry Furman, Esq.,
"anti-Semitism in America: From Leo Frank to Squirrel Hill.” Chairman of the Coalition--a former Vineland Public Schools social
The presentation, sponsored by The South Jersey Holocaust Coalition, studies teacher who, in 1976, pioneered the first high school semester
the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, and the Jewish course in New Jersey on the Holocaust and Genocide, "The Conscience
Federation of Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem Counties, is free and of Man."
open to the public. It will take place on Thursday, December 13, from Professional Development (PD) hours are available and registration
4:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the George P. Luciano Conference & Events Center, for those PD hours is required.
at Cumberland County College, College Drive, Vineland, NJ.
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Tropicana Atlantic City Reopens Sea Spa in the Chelsea Tower
Tropicana Atlantic City announced today the reopening of Sea Spa bachelor and bachelorette parties.
located in the Chelsea Tower, a favorite of Atlantic City visitors and “We’re thrilled to continue offering MORE non-gaming amenities for
locals alike. The spa is another addition to the revitalization plans for the our guests,” said Steve Callender, General Manager, Tropicana Atlantic
tower since its opening this summer that included multiple restaurants, City. “We’re excited to welcome the spa’s loyal customers back while
bars, pools and more. attracting new ones.”
The 10,000 square-foot integrated spa combines traditional services The spa is open Wednesday – Thursday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Friday 10
with a holistic approach to wellness. Facilities include eight private a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sunday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. For
treatment rooms and a couple’s room, a co-ed solarium with a Jacuzzi, more information and to book an appointment, please visit
steam room, sauna and a heated outdoor pool. tropicana.net/spa or call 609.340.4363.
The Sea Spa draws inspiration from the nourishing and healing You must be 18 years of age or older to access the Spa and Solarium.
properties of the sea and salt to restore the body’s perfect balance. The For more information about Tropicana Atlantic City, visit
extensive and customizable spa menu includes a variety of choices with Tropicana.net.
packages tailored specifically to men, women, couples, wedding and

THE GRINCH IS COMING TO STEAL CHRISTMAS IN PHILADELPHIA!


BROADWAY’S #1 HOLIDAY HIT COMES TO THE KIMMEL papers hailed as “A genius of a show! A total delight for both kids and
CENTER’S MERRIAM THEATER, DECEMBER 19 – 29, 2018 adults.”
The Kimmel Center’s Broadway Philadelphia 2018-19 season is Audiences will discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale
proud to present the Philadelphia premiere of Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch as it comes to life live on stage. Featuring the hit songs “You’re A Mean
Stole Christmas! The Musical at the Merriam Theater from December 19 One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas,” The Grinch discovers
to December 29, 2018. Hailed by The New York Timesas “100 times there’s more to Christmas than he bargained for in this holiday classic.
better than any bedtime story,” this classic holiday musical will enchant Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is
adults and children alike! “two sizes too small,” decides to steal Christmas away from the
“The holidays would not be complete without a visit to the mean old holiday-loving Whos.
Grinch and those Whos from Whoville,” said Anne Ewers, President and Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musicalfeatures
CEO of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. “Not only is this a magnificent sets designed by John Lee Beatty and costumes designed by
show that the entire family can enjoy during this season of togetherness, Robert Morgan, inspired by Dr. Seuss’ original book. Mel Marvin and
but we are excited to be presenting our first sensory-friendly performance Timothy Mason’s music and book breathe new life into this timeless
during this run. All are invited to experience this holiday classic in this story. The 2018 production is directed by Matt August and
inclusive space.” choreographed by Bob Richard, based on the original choreography by
The Grinch broke box office records for two consecutive years on John DeLuca and originally created by three-time Tony Award®-winning
Broadway during its holiday engagements at the St. James and Hilton director, Jack O’Brien. For additional information on the production,
theaters. More than 2.1 million theater-goers across America have been please visit GrinchMusical.com kimmelcenter.org
delighted by this heartwarming holiday musical, which the Gannett

A PHILLY POPS CHRISTMAS: SPECTACULAR SOUNDS OF THE SEASON DECKS


THE HALLS OF THE KIMMEL CENTER DECEMBER 1–22
Philly’s favorite holiday tradition is back! KeyBank presents: A Philly mid-level. Guests are invited to move, get up to walk around and be who
POPS Christmas: Spectacular Sounds of the Season returns to the they are. Guests are welcome to vocalize and enjoy the performance as
Kimmel Center stage with ten performances from December 1–22. they wish in a shush-free environment. A cool down space outside of
Music Director-Designate and former Radio City Christmas Verizon Hall (two locations) will be provided with bean bag chairs where
Spectacular conductor Todd Ellison makes his POPS Christmas debut by guests may take a break from sensory stimuli. Noise canceling
conducting an all-new, festive musical program, featuring the 65-piece headphones will be available through Art-Reach, and guests may also
POPS orchestra, Hamilton star Mandy Gonzalez, organist Peter Richard bring their own headphones. Amplified sound will be kept mid-level.
Conte, The Philly POPS Festival Chorus, the Philadelphia Boys Choir Concert hall doors will remain open, so guests can come and go as they
and the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas Gospel Choir. please. Fidget toys and sensory stress toys will be available. Guests are
The program features timeless pop and classic Christmas tunes, such also welcome to bring additional manipulatives, cushions, and extra
as “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” and “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot support or comfort objects to the concert.
Like Christmas,” as well as exciting new tunes. During the show, Jeff “A Philly POPS Christmas has become a tradition for Philadelphia
Kern, Philly POPS choral director and head of vocal studies at University families,” said Frank Giordano, President and CEO of The Philly POPS.
of the Arts, will present his original choral arrangement of “Sleigh Ride,” “We kick off the holiday season for over 20,000 people annually with our
written for 300 voices. one-of-a-kind Philly POPS holiday cheer. And with the addition of our
Mandy Gonzalez, currently taking a star turn in Hamilton on Sensory Friendly show, we look forward to welcoming everyone to this
Broadway will lead the POPS’ popular Christmas sing-along and “We wonderful holiday sensation.”
Wish You A Merry Christmas.” As a nod to her Latina heritage, she will The event is made possible by Presenting Sponsor KeyBank.
also perform “Feliz Navidad” and “Remember Me” from Disney’s Coco. Tickets: $35-160 phillypops.org/christmas
Gonzalez will appear with the POPS during 6abc’s Thanksgiving Day Alongside these Christmas concerts, the POPS continues its Salute
Parade, where she will sing “Remember Me” to a live and televised Series by presenting Comcast NBCUniversal’s I’ll Be Home for
audience of over one million people. Learn more about Mandy’s special Christmas: A Salute to the Military and First Responders—the annual
appearance at the 6abc Thanksgiving Day Parade at 6abc.com/parade. benefit concert where the POPS hosts 2,000 members of the military,
This year’s pre-concert entertainment will be from the More.fm choir police and fire departments and their families for an invite-only
competition (12/5 & 12/12), Calli Graver (12/8), Clearview Choir Christmas Spectacular. The evening also includes recognitions for the
(12/14) and HOME: The Andrew Jackson Rock Band (12/15). In exemplary commitments of select service members. Tickets are not for
anticipation of the concert, Mandy will be visiting local schools that are sale to the public for that concert.
impacted by our POPS in Schools program. Performance schedule: Saturday, December 1 at 3 p.m. Sunday,
This year, the POPS has designated the December 5 show a “Sensory December 2 at 3 p.m. Wednesday, December 5 at 8 p.m. (Sensory
Friendly” performance. Sensory Friendly performances create a Friendly show) Friday, December 7 at 8 p.m. (Christmas Salute Show;
welcoming environment for individuals and families who have sensory invite only) Saturday, December 8 at 3 p.m. Wednesday, December 12 at
sensitivities, cognitive processing differences or anyone who may benefit 8 p.m. Friday, December 14 at 3 p.m. Saturday, December 15 at 3 p.m.
from a relaxed performance environment. All are welcome to these Sunday, December 16 at 3 p.m. Friday, December 21 at 3 p.m. Saturday,
performances. December 22 at 3 p.m.
During the Sensory Friendly performance: Lighting will be

AC Times wishes you a Happy Holiday Season


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Inauguration program of the Bangladesh American Lions Club of Atlantic City
By Subrata Chowdhury

The inauguration program of the Bangladesh American Lions Club of


Atlantic City was held on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at St. Joseph
Resort Hotel auditorium, 8029 Black Horse Pike of Pleasantville, New
Jersey. The program included the introduction of the new committee and
the oath which was later followed by a cultural program. The program
was conducted by Lion Abdur Rafiq, and addressed by Lion Kazi Liton,
Lion Md. Hossain Johny. The chief guest of the program was Lion Kara
Schnure, 16 L District Governor, who thanked the outgoing committee
for their service and wished the new committee a successful term.
Lion Md Hossain Jony was elected as the new President, while
Farouque Talukdar was elected as the Secretary, and Kanak Routh was
elected as the Treasurer for the year 2018-19 of Bangladesh American
Lions Club of Atlantic City.
THE AC TIMES • November 29, 2018 7

On Friday November 16th and Monday November 19th Community Health Partners (CHP) members donated enough
money to distribute over 100 free turkeys in Atlantic City and Atlantic County. On Friday the 16th over 50 turkeys
ࡅ࠳ࡀ࠳࠲࠷ࡁࡂࡀ࠷࠰ࡃࡂ࠳࠲ࡂ࠽ࡁ࠳࠺࠳࠱ࡂ࠴࠯࠻࠷࠺࠷࠳ࡁ˽ࠤ࠷࠼࠱࠳ࠞ࠯࠾࠯࠱࠱࠷࠽ࡁ࠯࠷࠲߼ࠥ࠳ࡀ࠳࠱࠳࠷ࡄ࠳࠲࠶࠳࠺࠾࠴ࡃ࠺ࡁࡃ࠾࠾࠽ࡀࡂ࠰ࡇ࠲࠳࠺࠷ࡄ࠳ࡀ࠷࠼࠵࠯࠾࠾ࡀ࠽ࡆ࠷࠻࠯ࡂ࠳࠺ࡇࠀ߾
ࡂࡃࡀ࠹࠳ࡇࡁࡂ࠽ࠠ࠷࠱࠶࠻࠽࠼࠲ࠓ࠺࠳࠻࠳࠼ࡂ࠯ࡀࡇࠡ࠱࠶࠽࠽࠺࠯࠼࠲ࡂ࠽ࠕࡀ࠯࠱࠳ࠔ࠯࠻࠷࠺ࡇࠑ࠶ࡃࡀ࠱࠶߼ࠞ࠯ࡁࡂ࠽ࡀࠖ࠯ࡀ࠵ࡀ࠽ࡄ࠳࠶࠯ࡁ࠯࠲࠽࠾ࡂ࠳࠲ࠁ߾࠴࠯࠻࠷࠺࠷࠳ࡁࡅ࠷ࡂ࠶
࠱࠶࠷࠺࠲ࡀ࠳࠼࠯ࡂࡂ࠶࠳ࠑ࠶࠳࠺ࡁ࠳࠯ࠓ࠺࠳࠻࠳࠼ࡂ࠯ࡀࡇࠡ࠱࠶࠽࠽࠺ߺ࠻࠽ࡁࡂ࠺࠷ࡄ࠷࠼࠵࠷࠼ࠐࡃࡁ࠰ࡇࠤ࠷࠺࠺࠯࠵࠳ࡂ࠽࠲࠷ࡁࡂࡀ࠷࠰ࡃࡂ࠳߼
ࠠ࠳࠺࠷࠯࠼࠱࠳ࠛ࠳࠲࠷࠱࠯࠺ࠕࡀ࠽ࡃ࠾࠯࠼࠲࠽ࡂ࠶࠳ࡀࠑࠖࠞ࠻࠳࠻࠰࠳ࡀࡁ࠷࠲࠳࠼ࡂ࠷࠴࠷࠳࠲࠯࠼࠽ࡂ࠶࠳ࡀ࠵ࡀ࠽ࡃ࠾࠽࠴࠴࠯࠻࠷࠺࠷࠳ࡁ࠯࠼࠲࠯࠾࠾ࡀ࠽ࡆ࠷࠻࠯ࡂ࠳࠺ࡇ߿߾ࡂࡃࡀ࠹࠳ࡇࡁࡅ࠳ࡀ࠳
distributed out of the Reliance Pediatric offices on Tilton Road in Northfield and Pleasantville office on Black Horse Pike.
ࠝ࠼ࠛ࠽࠼࠲࠯ࡇࠜ࠽ࡄ࠳࠻࠰࠳ࡀ߿ࠇࡂ࠶࠯࠼࠽ࡂ࠶࠳ࡀ࠯࠾࠾ࡀ࠽ࡆ࠷࠻࠯ࡂ࠳࠺ࡇࠄ߾ࡂࡃࡀ࠹࠳ࡇࡁࡅ࠳ࡀ࠳࠲࠷ࡁࡂࡀ࠷࠰ࡃࡂ࠳࠲࠯ࡂࡂ࠶࠳ࠠ࠳࠺࠷࠯࠼࠱࠳࠽࠴࠴࠷࠱࠳࠯ࡂࠂࠂ߾߿ࠤ࠳࠼ࡂ࠼࠽ࡀ
ࠏࡄ࠳࠼ࡃ࠳ࡂ࠽ࡁ࠳࠺࠳࠱ࡂ࠴࠯࠻࠷࠺࠷࠳ࡁ࠷࠲࠳࠼ࡂ࠷࠴࠷࠳࠲࠴ࡀ࠽࠻ࠚ࠽࠱࠯࠺ࠃࠂ࠯࠼࠲ࠝࡃࡀࠚ࠯࠲ࡇࠡࡂ࠯ࡀ࠽࠴ࡂ࠶࠳ࠡ࠳࠯ࠑ࠶ࡃࡀ࠱࠶߼
ࠢ࠶࠷ࡁ࠳࠴࠴࠽ࡀࡂࡅ࠯ࡁ࠯࠱࠶࠯࠼࠱࠳ࡂ࠽ࡁ࠳࠳ࠏࡂ࠺࠯࠼ࡂ࠷࠱ࠑ࠷ࡂࡇ࠯ࡂ࠷ࡂࡁࠐ࠳ࡁࡂࡅ࠷ࡂ࠶࠻ࡃ࠺ࡂ࠷࠾࠺࠳࠯࠵࠳࠼࠱࠷࠳ࡁ࠯࠼࠲࠰ࡃࡁ࠷࠼࠳ࡁࡁ࠳ࡁࡅ࠽ࡀ࠹࠷࠼࠵ࡂ࠽࠵࠳ࡂ࠶࠳ࡀ߼
ࠑ࠽࠻࠻ࡃ࠼࠷ࡂࡇࠖ࠳࠯࠺ࡂ࠶ࠞ࠯ࡀࡂ࠼࠳ࡀࡁ߶ࠑࠖࠞ߷࠷ࡁ࠯࠼࠳ࡅ࠺ࡇ࠴࠽ࡀ࠻࠳࠲࠽ࡀ࠵࠯࠼࠷ࡈ࠯ࡂ࠷࠽࠼࠴࠽ࡃ࠼࠲࠳࠲࠰ࡇࠤ࠷࠼࠱࠳ࠞ࠯࠾࠯࠱࠱࠷࠽ߺࠑࠝࠝ࠽࠴ࠠ࠳࠺࠷࠯࠼࠱࠳ࠛ࠳࠲࠷࠱࠯࠺
ࠕࡀ࠽ࡃ࠾߼ ࠤ࠷࠼࠱࠳ࡃࡁ࠳࠲࠶࠷ࡁ࠳ࡆ࠾࠳ࡀ࠷࠳࠼࠱࠳࠯ࡁࡂ࠶࠳ࠐ࠽࠯ࡀ࠲ࠑ࠶࠯࠷ࡀ࠻࠯࠼࠽࠴ࡂ࠶࠳ࠑ࠯࠻࠲࠳࠼ࠑ࠽࠯࠺࠷ࡂ࠷࠽࠼࠽࠴ࠖ࠳࠯࠺ࡂ࠶ࠑ࠯ࡀ࠳ࠞࡀ࠽ࡄ࠷࠲࠳ࡀࡁ࠯࠼࠲࠶࠷ࡁ
ࡂࡃࡂ࠳࠺࠯࠵࠳ࡃ࠼࠲࠳ࡀࠒࡀ߼࠘࠳࠴࠴ࡀ࠳ࡇࠐࡀ࠳࠼࠼࠳ࡀࡂ࠽࠴࠽ࡀ࠻ࠑࠖࠞ࠯ࡁࠏࡂ࠺࠯࠼ࡂ࠷࠱ࠑ࠷ࡂࡇࠖ࠳࠯࠺ࡂ࠶ࠗ࠼࠲࠳ࡆ࠳ࡁ࠯ࡀ࠳ࡁ࠽࠻࠳࠽࠴ࡂ࠶࠳࠾࠽࠽ࡀ࠳ࡁࡂ࠷࠼࠯࠺࠺࠽࠴ࠜ࠘
evidenced by Infant Mortality rates being at or near the highest in the state. Councilman Jesse Kurtz of the 6th ward
ࡅ࠯ࡁ࠯࠺ࡁ࠽࠯࠼࠳࠯ࡀ࠺ࡇ࠾࠯ࡀࡂ࠷࠱࠷࠾࠯࠼ࡂ࠯࠼࠲ࡁ࠽࠻࠳࠽࠴ࡂ࠶࠳࠳ࡆ࠱࠳࠺࠺࠳࠼ࡂ࠳࠴࠴࠽ࡀࡂࡁࡅ࠳ࡀ࠳࠷࠼࠶࠷ࡁࠄࡂ࠶ࡅ࠯ࡀ࠲߼
ࠢ࠶࠳࠾ࡃࡀ࠾࠽ࡁ࠳࠽࠴ࠑࠖࠞ࠷ࡁࡂ࠽࠷࠻࠾ࡀ࠽ࡄ࠳ࡂ࠶࠳࠿ࡃ࠯࠺࠷ࡂࡇ࠽࠴࠶࠳࠯࠺ࡂ࠶࠱࠯ࡀ࠳࠷࠼ࠏࡂ࠺࠯࠼ࡂ࠷࠱ࠑ࠷ࡂࡇ࠷࠼࠱ࡀ࠳࠯ࡁ࠷࠼࠵࠶࠳࠯࠺ࡂ࠶࠾ࡀ࠳ࡄ࠳࠼ࡂ࠯ࡂ࠷ࡄ࠳࠯ࡅ࠯ࡀ࠳࠼࠳ࡁࡁ
࠯࠼࠲࠾ࡀ࠽ࡄ࠷࠲࠷࠼࠵࠳࠲ࡃ࠱࠯ࡂ࠷࠽࠼ߺࠑࠖࠞ࠷ࡁ࠽࠾࠳࠼ࡂ࠽࠯࠺࠺࠶࠳࠯࠺ࡂ࠶࠱࠯ࡀ࠳࠾ࡀ࠽ࡄ࠷࠲࠳ࡀࡁࡂ࠽࠸࠽࠷࠼࠯ࡁࡅ࠳࠺࠺࠯ࡁ࠷ࡂ࠶࠯ࡁ࠱࠽࠻࠻ࡃ࠼࠷ࡂࡇ࠷࠼࠲࠷ࡄ࠷࠲ࡃ࠯࠺ࡁ࠾ࡀ࠽࠻-
inently involved.
ࠧ࠽ࡃ࠱࠯࠼࠱࠽࠼ࡂ࠯࠱ࡂࠤ࠷࠼࠱࠳ࠞ࠯࠾࠯࠱࠱࠷࠽࠯ࡂ߶ࠀ߿ࠃ߷ࠃࠁ߾߻ࠇ߿߾ࠂ࠽ࡀ࠳࠻࠯࠷࠺ࠈࡄ࠾࠯࠾࠯࠱࠱࠷࠽߼ࡀ࠳࠺࠷࠯࠼࠱࠳ࠎ࠵࠻࠯࠷࠺߼࠱࠽࠻

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8 THE AC TIMES • November 29, 2018
Mobile Consular Services for Bangladeshi Americans provided at Atlantic City
By Subrata Chowdhury

On November 27, Tuesday, a mobile Consular Team of the Consulate Assistant Shafiqul Islam.
General of Bangladesh, New York, provided consular services at Atlantic Many Bangladeshi Americans from all over South Jersey attended in
City. It was organized by the Bangladesh Association of Atlantic County the said venue to get the consular services and were pleased by the
for Bangladeshi Americans. The consular services included Machine services provided to them. Many of them thanked the organizers for
Readable Passport Enrollment, Machine Readable Passport Re-issue, No arranging this kind of consular services in the city.
Visa Required (NVR), Dual Nationality Certificate, Power of Attorney, The President of Bangladesh Association of Atlantic County Mr.
Attestation, Travel Permit, Interim Birth Registration Number(IBRN), Shahid Khan & Secretary Mr. Sohel Ahmed thanked the officials of
etc. This program was held in Mr. Steak Restaurant, which is located on Consulate General of Bangladesh,New York for their extended services.
1732 Atlantic Avenue at Atlantic City, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The They also thanked the members of the Bangladesh Association of
members of the Consular Team was Counselor Ayesha Hoq, First Atlantic County who extended their co-operation to make the program a
secretary Md.Shamim Hosen,Administrative officer Md, Fasiul Alam & success.
Mosharoff Hosen, Office Assistant Anowarul Haque, Consulate
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THE AC TIMES • November 29, 2018 9
Former State Deputy Attorney General Melanie Walter Named Director of the Division of
Local Government Services
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is pleased to “Leading the Division after representing it as a
announce Melanie Walter as the Director of the Division of Local Deputy Attorney
Government Services (DLGS). She will also serve as Chairperson of the General is an honor. I am thankful to the Lieutenant
State’s Local Finance Board. Governor for this opportunity,” said DLGS Director
“Ms. Walter’s prior service as Deputy Attorney General to DLGS Melanie Walter. “Since transitioning to the Division
brings a great depth of knowledge to the Department and the 565 in an interim capacity in August, I’ve seen what a
municipalities that we serve,” said Lt. Governor Sheila Y. Oliver, DCA dynamic community this is, and been impressed by
Commissioner. “Her broad skill set and ability to handle complex legal the vast knowledge and collegiality of both my
and administrative issues is a tremendous asset to the Department and we Division colleagues and our regulated community.
are thrilled to have her on board.” Every day brings a new challenge and opportunity, and Melanie Walter
As Director of DLGS, Ms. Walter will serve as an advocate for local I am looking forward to helping the Division grow and modernize while
government interests while overseeing regulations pertaining to the maintaining the Division’s longstanding tradition of excellent guidance
finances of municipalities in New Jersey to help ensure fiscal solvency. and oversight.”
She will also oversee regulations for local procurement, municipal officer Ms. Walter, a New Jersey native, earned her Juris Doctor from the
certification, and will help to provide strong oversight of distressed College of William and Mary School of Law, her Masters in Public
municipalities. Policy from the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy at the
Ms. Walter, in alignment with the vision Lieutenant Governor Oliver College of William and Mary, and her Bachelors Degree in Economics
has set forth for DCA, aims to increase the Division’s focus on the from the University of Mary Washington. She is a member of the New
“services” aspects of the Division of Local Government Services, which Jersey and Virginia bars.
entails providing technical and financial assistance in budgeting, After law school, Ms. Walter clerked for the Honorable F. Lee
financial reporting, joint services, purchasing, and management issues. Forrester in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Mercer County. Ms.
This also includes building capacity within the Division to assist Walter then served as a Deputy Attorney General in the New Jersey
municipalities interested in pursuing shared services or consolidation as a Division of Law’s Personnel, Community Affairs, and Elections section.
mechanism to reduce property taxes. Ms. Walter is also planning to In that capacity, she served as general counsel to the Division, the New
expand the Division’s capacity to provide budget consulting, Jersey Historical Commission, and the Commission on American Indian
certifications, and grant support. Affairs, handling a broad array of complex counseling and litigation
These initiatives will enable the Division to provide comprehensive matters for the Department of Community Affairs, the Civil Service
management consulting services to towns that need the help. Under Ms. Commission, and other state agencies.
Walter’s direction, the Division is also striving to enhance its outreach For more information on the Division of Local Government Services,
and education functions, providing more direct educational support to please visit: https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dlgs/
local government officers and professionals.

Inaugural Basketball Hall of Fame Boardwalk Classic on December 15


Eight Teams to Participate in One-Day Quadruple-Header in AC another signature event created by CRDA’s ongoing programming
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Casino alliance with IMG.
Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) of Atlantic City The one-day quadruple-header will feature Temple University
announced the field of teams for the first-ever Boardwalk Classic (American Athletic) vs. Davidson College (Atlantic 10); Iona College
presented by Citi, a newly developed college basketball showcase to be (MAAC) vs. Princeton University (Ivy League); Penn State (Big Ten) vs
held at Historic Boardwalk Hall on Saturday, December 15, 2018. It is North Carolina State University (ACC); and Virginia Tech (ACC) vs
University of Washington (Pac-12). Seven of the eight schools
participated in the 2018 college basketball post season, including Penn
State, who won the NIT tournament (joined in that event by Temple and
Washington.) Davidson, the Atlantic 10 tourney champ, appeared in the
NCAA tournament, along with N.C. State, Virginia Tech, and Iona.
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10 THE AC TIMES • November 29, 2018
Atlantic City Electric Recognized as One of The Nation’s Most Reliable Energy Companies
Company receives 2018 ReliabilityOne™ Award for outstanding
reliability performance
Atlantic City Electric has received PA Consulting’s 2018
ReliabilityOne™ Outstanding Midsize Utility Award, for providing
exceptional reliability last year that resulted in customers experiencing
the lowest average number of electric outages in the company’s history,
as well as the fastest restoration times ever.
“We are extremely honored to be recognized for our efforts in
providing customers with the highest level of reliability in our industry,”
said Dave Velazquez, president and CEO of Pepco Holdings, which
includes Atlantic City Electric. “This award exemplifies our commitment
to provide the highest quality of service for our communities and is a
testament to the hard work our employees perform each day to meet the
energy needs of our customers.”
Atlantic City Electric customers continue to benefit from the major
enhancements the company is making to the local energy grid. In 2017,
the average number of outages decreased by 17 percent from the
previous low, set in 2015. When customers did experience an outage, Pictured are Greg Brubaker (left), manager, Engineering and Design,
Atlantic City Electric restored power an average of seven minutes faster Atlantic City Electric; and Paul Lipari, manager, Reliability Programs,
than the previous record set in 2015. During the past five years, the Pepco Holdings, which includes Atlantic City Electric. Atlantic City
number of electric outages has decreased by more than 40 percent and Electric received PA Consulting’s 2018 ReliabilityOne™ Outstanding
outage length has been reduced by 18 percent. Midsize Utility Award for its exceptional reliability performance in 2017.
Atlantic City Electric has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in Atlantic City Electric representatives accepted the award Nov. 28 at PA
southern New Jersey during the past five years to further improve service Consulting’s 18th Annual ReliabilityOne™ Awards Ceremony.
reliability for customers, including about $312 million in 2017 alone. recipients are identified, each company undergoes an on-site certification
This work includes enhancing the local energy grid with new devices, process, which provides an independent review and confirmation of the
stronger poles, and more modern equipment, while trimming trees, which policies, processes and systems used to collect, analyze and report a
can cause up to 40 percent of power outages for customers each year. The company's reliability results. For more information about PA Consulting
company also is using innovative technologies to improve system and the ReliabilityOne™ Award, visit www.paconsulting.com/energy.
reliability, such as specialized equipment that can automatically restore To learn more about Atlantic City Electric, visit The Source, Atlantic
service more quickly or isolate damage. City Electric’s online news room. Find additional information about
All midsized energy companies operating energy delivery grids in Atlantic City Electric by visiting atlanticcityelectric.com. Follow the
North America and serving between 300,000 and 750,000 customers, are company on Facebook at facebook.com/atlanticcityelectric and on
eligible for consideration for the Outstanding Midsize Utility Award. Twitter at twitter.com/acelecconnect. Atlantic City Electric’s mobile app
Recipients are based primarily on system reliability statistics that is available at atlanticcityelectric.com/mobileapp.
measure the frequency and duration of customer outages. After initial

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SOUTH JERSEY’S ROCK STATION POLAR BEAR PLUNGE ON NEW YEAR’S DAY
Over the past 28 years the Atlantic City Polar Bear Plunge has grown mixing live music and giving away prizes for “best costume”, “first in”,
to include hundreds of "polar bear club members" from the tristate area, “last out” along with creative ways to celebrate 2019!
while helping to raise more than 100k for various local and regional According to WZXL Program Director, Steve Raymond, “Our goal
charities. Some organizations include the SJ chapter of Multiple Sclerosis for 2019 is to continue to raise money for important community
Association of America, various Boys & Girls Clubs, Deborah and organizations and to create a fun atmosphere with a delicious destination
Jefferson Hospitals, Garden of Reflection for 9/11 Memorial and more. for folks to eat, drink and celebrate the first day…..of the rest of the
As radio partners for the past 5 years, Equity Communications and year!”
100.7 WZXL are thrilled to take over event management and happy to Spectators are welcome to hang at Landshark Bar & Grill, which is
have named the Atlantic City Boys & Girls Club as this year’s incidentally the ONLY Polar Bear Plunge location in South Jersey where
beneficiary. you can stay warm at the bar while you can see AND simultaneously
Although the plunge has always had a home on the Atlantic City cheer on those daring enough to go into the Atlantic Ocean!
beach near Resorts Casino, 100.7 WZXL is excited to expand the event To preregister go to AtlanticCityPolarBearPlunge.com
with a bonfire on the beach and to make it's official location for -10:30am on site registration at Landshark Bar & Grill at Resorts Casino
registration, pre and post parties at Landshark Bar & Grill.! Morning -12N The Plunge at the beach in front of Landshark Bar & Grill -12-2pm
Show duo, JoJo & Scotty will broadcast live and emcee the event, while Post Party at Landshark Bar & Grill

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NEW YEAR’S WEEKEND CONTINUES WITH BREAKING BENJAMIN
AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO ATLANTIC CITY DECEMBER 30 AT 8 PM
A couple of people that are standing in the dirt Description generated
with very high confidence
New Year’s weekend at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City just
got even bigger with the addition of hard rockers, Breaking Benjamin at
Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena on Sunday, December 30 at 8 p.m.
Tickets are on-sale this Friday, November 2 at 10 a.m.
Multi-platinum band Breaking Benjamin has amassed a sizeable and
diehard fan base, both through their chart-topping music, as well as their
electrifying live performances. Their latest release, Dark Before Dawn
certified GOLD and debuted #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and spun
off two #1 rock tracks, “Failure” and “Angels Fall.” “Failure” was also
named the most played song at Active Rock for 2015. 2009’s Dear
Agony, certified PLATINUM and debuted #4 on the Billboard Top 200
and #1 on the iTunes Rock Album Chart. Dear Agony also spun off the
platinum selling and #1 Active Rock single “I Will Not Bow” where it
stayed #1 for five weeks straight. Their discography also includes 2002’s one #1 and two Top 5 rock radio hits “Breath,” “Diary of Jane” and
Saturate, 2004’s We Are Not Alone, 2006’s Phobia. We Are Not Alone “Until The End.”
spawned a pair of #1 radio hits, “So Cold” and “Sooner or Later.” Tickets to see Breaking Benjamin, ranging from $39.00 to $59.00, go
Phobia debuted at # 2 on Billboard’s Top 200, hit #1 on the Rock Album on sale this Friday, November 2 at 10 AM. For more information and to
Chart and was one of the top 50 selling rock albums of 2006. It featured purchase tickets, please visit hardrockhotelatlanticcity.com.

RING IN THE NEW YEAR AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO ATLANTIC CITY
WITH THE O’JAYS AND THE COMMODORES DECEMBER 31
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is set to celebrate its first The Commodores are one of the greatest Motown and R&B funk
New Year’s Eve with the party of all parties featuring the The O’Jays and artists of all time boasting 75 million albums sold worldwide, seven #1
The Commodores in Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena on December 31. singles, five #1 albums, 20 Top 10 singles and 15 Top 10 albums. Walter
Closing the door on a very successful year for the new “go-to” “Clyde” Orange, James Dean “JD” Nicholas and William “WAK” King
entertainment destination, tickets for this exclusive New Year’s Eve party have influenced both artists young and old and in all genres with their
are on sale. classic songs. The Commodores brand is bigger than ever as they
The O'Jays are touring history, a connection to an era and a sound continue to blaze trails all over the world. In 1968, the group was
that formed the soundtrack for the lives of several generations. The discovered by legendary producer, Berry Gordy, who helped the
O’Jays are still hitting the road with the same electrifying energy they’ve Commodores sell more than 60 million records for Motown. With hits
had for more than 50 years. The O'Jays were inducted into the Rock & like “Machine Gun” and “Sail On.” For five decades, the Commodores
Roll Hall of Fame in 2005. They were honored with BET's Life Time have remained a force in the music industry. Just like their hit song
Achievement Award in 2009. In 2013, they were inducted into The "Brick House," the Commodores have created a foundation that just
Official R&B Music Hall of Fame. Today, the songs of The O’Jays are won’t budge. Now, is your chance to witness greatness live!
still being used in many movies, commercials and TV shows. “For The Tickets to celebrate New Year’s Eve with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Love of Money” continues to be the theme song for The Apprentice. Atlantic City, The O’Jays and The Commodores ranging from $55.00 to
Eddie Levert Sr., Walter Williams Sr. and Eric Nolan Grant, who joined $95.00, are on sale. For more information and to purchase tickets, please
the group in 1995, continue to thrill fans today. Throughout their career visit hardrockhotelatlanticcity.com.
The O'Jays have achieved 10 Gold albums, 9 Platinum albums and 10 #1
hits.

Tropicana Atlantic City Presents


WAR the Band
on New Year’s Eve
Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster.com and at the
Tropicana Box Office
Tropicana Atlantic City presents WAR the Band live in concert at
the Tropicana Showroom on New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31 at
9:30 p.m. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.
WAR’s long list of hits include “Low Rider”, “Why Can’t We Be
Friends”, “The Cisco Kid“, “Spill The Wine” and “The World Is A
Ghetto.” Additionally, their song “Slippin’ Into Darkness” appeared on
the Grammy nominated #1 soundtrack for Suicide Squad and WAR’s
music has appeared in many other major motion pictures, as well as
television and commercials. The group has 4 #1 albums, 9 Top 10
Albums, 9 Top Hits, 20 Billboard Top 40 Hits, and over 50 million
records sold.
With countless samples and nods by artists such as Kendrick Lamar,
Flo-Rida, Tupac, Smash Mouth, Janet Jackson, Dave Matthews, Korn,
and more, WAR has not only sealed their status as a household name,
but has also proven that their music and message continues to be as rel-
evant today as they have always been.
WAR has been honored twice by its hometown of Los Angeles for
making positive contributions to the betterment of the community with
its powerful music and has been honored by President Obama as “All
Day Music” was placed on his official playlist of the summer.
Tickets are $50, $60, $65, and $75 and available through
Ticketmaster.com and at the Tropicana Box Office. Tickets are subject
to tax and fees.
For more information about Tropicana Atlantic City, visit
Tropicana.net.
12 THE AC TIMES • November 29, 2018

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