Below is a list of the Programs the Colony Club hosts to support our community.
Colony Club meets the third monday of each month september through May in the community center. Each meeting features a guest speaker, business meeting and fellowship.
As part of the NJSFWC* the Colony Club of Ocean City sponsors and organizes a spelling bee for fifth graders at the Ocean City Intermediate School. The top three winners get gift certificates and the opportunity to advance to the Southern District Spelling Bee. The winners of the district spelling Bee go to the NJSFWC Headquarters in New Brunswick, NJ for the state spelling Bee.
OCNJ Block Party
Colony Club participates in OCNJ Block Parties. We staff a table selling bottled water and cookies made by the members. The monies are donated to a non-profit. Also at this time we share information regarding our organization.
Tree of Warmth
Colony Club in conjunction with the Ocean City Free Library sets up a Holiday Tree used to collect hats, gloves, scarves, etc. for the local Clothes Closet. The community is invited to decorate the tree with the winter items.
Clean The Beach
Colony Club has adopted the 16th Street beach. As part of the Clean Ocean Action Beach Sweep, we clean the beach twice a year.
The fashion show is our main fund raiser for scholarships. Members model fashions from a popular local shop. A luncheon is served. Attendees have the opportunity to participate in various fundraising activities, such as boutique tables and gift baskets.
MLK Day of Service
Members bake homemade cookies which are gathered and divided for the three fire stations and police department. Members deliver the cookies.
OCNJ Welcome Night
Colony Club participates in the city-wide Welcome Night. Welcome Night is a city sponsored event showcasing the different organizations Ocean City has to offer. Colony Club staffs a table ready to answer any questions about our organization.