West Long Branch: A holiday luncheon celebration was held at Branches Catering on Tuesday by the West Long Branch Leisure Club. Three dozen members attended the festive occasion which included a meeting and announcements for the new year.
The group meets monthly at the West Long Branch Community and is active in sponsoring trips and other activities for members and guests.
At the Tuesday event music was rendered by Tom DeBruin, Herb Van Note and Tom Cameron of the Chorus of the Atlantic, a barbershop organization that performs at concerts and which also provides special programs such as their Singing Valentine services and other works at senior residencies, hospitals and similar facilities.
Richard Cooper emceed the affair and the official meeting functions, and led the closing with God Bless America sung by all.
Members Gloria Neyhart and Louise De Bruin were thanked for their work in organizing the luncheon.