Back in 2010, a group of local businesses not happy with the local chamber of commerce, got together to do an Easter Egg Hunt on the beach. It was an immediate success. But today, after 5 awesome years…. this family friendly event… is no more.
Why did City Council and the Brigantine Chamber of Commerce pull the plug? Nobody knows for sure. This event attracted over 500 kids and was always great fun. Another pre-summer season event was the annual 4×4 Beach Parade. Sad to report…..that’s gone too… after 3 great years.
BACKGROUND: Back in 2010, Brigantine councilmen; John Murray & Sam Storino didn’t make it easy for these small businesses to start the Brigantine Easter Egg Hunt. Councilman Murray was a member of the Brigantine Chamber of Commerce at the time. Both Murray, and Chamber President; Emmett Turner declined the invitation to participate in this event for kids.
It took a few years…but in FEB 2015, the Brigantine Chamber & Brigantine City Council finally succeeded in cancelling the events.
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