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                          Two Tasty Events

     ON THE AVE                                         Russell Swanson, Exec. Dir., VDID, Main Street Vineland     DOWNTOWN VINELAND

           et your tastebuds ready as A Taste   courses, appetizers, and des-         worked with us on our projects   so nobody will leave hungry. Members 1st
           of Vineland is coming back this   serts—as well as a fabulous              and initiatives. Watch for more   of NJ Federal Credit Union is the major
     Gyear! Yes, after a one-year hiatus   silent auction and much more.              information.                 sponsor and Newfield National Bank is
     due to the COVID situation we’re bringing   The price you pay for a                ***                        Entertainment Sponsor.
     back our annual celebration of Vineland’s   ticket is a fraction of what           Don’t forget about the call-out   ***
     array of restaurants—A Taste of Vineland   you’d pay to eat at each of           for prospective entertainers for   You can still register for our Third
     & Volunteer Recognition Event—on     these restaurants individually.             our third Food Truck Festival on   Annual Running The Ave 5K this Sunday,
     Wednesday, October 27 from 6 to 9 p.m., at   What’s more, proceeds will          The Ave, coming up on Sunday,   June 27. Held in cooperation with Second
     the Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Course,   go toward downtown beauti-           August 22, rain or shine, from 11   Capital Running and with major sponsor-
     4049 Italia Avenue, Vineland. We will abide   fication, business recruitment     a.m. to 7 p.m., at Landis Avenue   ship by Lidl, it’ll be held rain or shine, start-
     by whatever safety precautions are in effect,   and development, and events.     and the Boulevard. We’re plan-  ing at 9 a.m., right on downtown Landis
     but we’re happy to bring this event back.  Sponsorship opportunities are avail-  ning for opening-to-closing entertainment   Avenue. Special awards will go to the fast-
        I’m sure after all this time of eating at   able as well as ad space in the program   as part of the wall-to-wall fun. DJ Zach   est runner from Vineland and a True Grit
     home, getting takeout, and eating distanced   book. A limited number of spaces will also   Reed is already on board as entertainment   Award for the last-place finisher. Team
     outdoors, you’re ready for some good food   be available for restaurants that wish to   host. If you’ve got the talent we’re looking   challenges will take place for the fastest
     with great indoor ambiance. Details need   participate.                   for, or know someone who has, contact   family and fastest business. Social distanc-
     to be worked out and finalized, but I’m giv-  We’ll also be recognizing our Main   Main Street Vineland Associate Director   ing measures will be in place. Over the past
     ing you the heads up—so mark the date.  Street Vineland volunteers who have   Robert Scarpa at rscarpa@vinelandcity.  two years we’ve had runners from through-
         The event brings together many of   contributed greatly to the work of our   org. Even better, send an audio or video   out the Delaware Valley participate. Be one
     Vineland’s finest restaurants as they offer   organization, as well as a “Community   clip—YouTube or some other platform.   of them by going to Main Street Vineland’s
     samples of their signature dishes—main   Partner” and a “Media Partner” who have   There will also be plenty of food trucks,   website——and sign up. n

                          The Alternative Workspace

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 from great great-aunts and -uncles, some                                                               crowded office.
 of them people close to a hundred…” In
 their history of Gouldtown, the Stewards
 find it “remarkable, too, for the known
 longevity of its people, who do not begin
 to grow old, as is often said, until they                                                                 working from
 come to three-score years, and a number                ON
 of whom have reached the century mark,                                                 STOP
 one of whom (Ebenezer Pierce Bishop)                                                                               home.
 is still living, at this writing, who is one   THE AVE
 hundred and six years old, and one of
 whom (Mrs. Lydia Gould Sheppard) was
 buried in the year nineteen hundred and
 eleven, at the age of one hundred and                                                 Rent your own private office.
 two…” n

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