Oceanport NJ Remembers
In every flower garden there is always one flower that everyone admires and would like to take home with them. Felix Foggia is remembered not only for the flowers that he supplied to others, But for the love and dedication he put into every flower he grew.
Felix was the flower that was always admired, And will be remembered for the friendship and compassion he gave to everyone he knew.
Jim was a devoted member of the Oceanport Lion ‘s Club for 59 years. The Oceanport Lion’s are proud to have known him and are grateful for all his hard work in the community. As a resident of Oceanport, the quality of life that you and your family enjoy is a result in part of the many hours of time and treasure that Jim and others like him have devoted to help make Oceanport the unique and special community that we all treasure.
It’s no secret…CLEM SOMMERS HAS DONATED A LIFETIME OF SERVICE TO HIS COUNTRY, COUNTY, COMMUNITY, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY HIS FAMILY.
And this year… Oceanport Honors Clem Sommers
Clem Sommers was generous enough to donate his lifetime to bettering a community and is a role model for future generations. Clem served as instructor and treasurer of the First Aid Squad and was recognized in 1973 as first aider of the year. He joined the Hook & ladder where he served as 2nd Lieutenant, Captain, and President of the Hook. Clem then served as 1st assistant and Chief of the Oceanport Fire Department. For over 50 years he has served as Treasurer of the Oceanport Fireman’s Relief Association. There was a period of time where Clem belonged to the Oceanport Lions’ Club as well…
The Oceanport Lions Club will have two $1000 scholarships available for High School Seniors planning to further their education by attending a college or university. Any senior high school student who resides in Oceanport or is the son, daughter or grandchild of an Oceanport Lion member in good standing may apply.
The award will be based on school academic achievements, school activities, community service, and a TYPEWRITTEN essay of at least 500 words. Applications may be obtained from your Guidance Counselor or can be downloaded at: Oceanport Lions Club Scholarship Application.
For additional information, please contact your high school scholarship counselor first or you may contact Mark Barreca, Lions Club Scholarship Committee Chair, at (201) 563-2948 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.