Each year on Community Day, First Bank of Sea Isle City presents a “Community Partnership Award” and a check for $2000 to a local civic organization that performs charitable deeds. During this year’s Community Day on May 20, AARP Chapter 710 will be the recipient of that honor. Shown in 2016 receiving a Community Partnership Award from First Bank President / CEO Larry Schmidt (front, far right) are members of the Sea Isle City Women’s Civic Club, along with several elected officials.

On Saturday, May 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, Mayor Leonard Desiderio will host Sea Isle City’s 8th Annual Community Day celebration at the Community Lodge, located at 300 JFK Boulevard. During Community Day, residents and visitors can speak with officials from City Departments and learn about local Civic organizations.  Community Day will also feature…


  • Live Animal Exhibits by the Cape May County Zoo
  • Free Personal Document Shredding (courtesy of First Bank of SIC)
  • Sea Isle City Garden Club Flower Sale Booth
  • Free Face Painting and a Craft Station for Kids
  • Free Blood Pressure Screenings by the Sea Isle Ambulance Corps
  • Dodge the County Sheriff’s Horse and McGruff the Crime Dog
  • Children’s Fingerprinting, Gun Awareness for Children and other info from the Cape May County Sheriff’s Department
  • Free Bicycle Registration and Bike Safety Info from the Sea Isle City Police Department
  • Free Giveaways and plenty of Family Fun

Also during Community Day, the Sea Isle City Chamber of Commerce will present scholarships to local students; the Mayor’s Community Partnership Award – and a check for $2000 – will be presented to AARP Chapter 710 (sponsored by First Bank of Sea Isle City); and Mayor Desiderio will present his “Do the Right Thing” awards to Sis Borden; Tom Breazeale, Jr.; Bill Keller; Tom Owings; Joe Robinson; and Bob Thibault.

For more info about Community Day, please phone 609-263-4461, ext. 1245.