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Over 7000 bikers will roll into Ocean City on Saturday for the annual MS Bike-a-thon, one of the largest events of its kind in the country. The event raises over $3 million to combat Multiple Sclerosis and assist clients and their families affected by the disease. This monumental event was started by Philadelphia news personality, Larry Kane. Larry promoted the bike-a-ton and built the ride into a huge fund raiser. It is dedicated to his mother who died from the effects of Multiple Sclerosis. Bikers will enter town about noon and be headquartered at the Sports and Civic Center, 6th St. off Boardwalk.

Also on Sat., Sept.25, the Walk to Defeat ALS , or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is set for 10 a.m. with a 9 a.m. registration at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. The two mile walk on the boards raises funds to support patient services and research in finding a cure for the disease. For more information, call 215-643-5434 or visit www.alsphiladelphia.org.

The Fall Farmers Market in the downtown continues on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of City Hall Annex, 901 Asbury Ave.

On Sunday, Sept. 26 there will be two colorful events in town:

Over 350 Corvettes will be displayed on the Boardwalk starting 11:30 a.m. The autos will date back to the Corvette’s first model in 1953 and extend to the present. The show is one of the largest on the East Coast with owners from Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey participating plus scattered entries from as far away as Ohio and Indiana.

Registration is held from 8 a.m. till 10 a.m. at the Ocean City Airport, 26th and Bay Ave. Cars depart for the Boardwalk at approximately 11 a.m. and park there until 4 p.m. The line of Corvettes extends from 6th to 10th Sts. and beyond on the Boardwalk. Rain date is Sun., Oct. 3.

There is an awards ceremony at 3:30 p.m. in front of the Music Pier. A special display of Corvettes will be at that location. Proceeds from the rally benefit local charities. For information, call 609-457-0081 or access www.boardwalkcorvettes.com.

Sunday, Sept. 26 is a big day for doggies. The Dog of the Year will be named on the Sun Deck of the Port O’ Call, 15th and Boardwalk, at noon. The Pupular contest is a fund raiser for the Ocean City Dog Park that provides a spacious place for canines to cavort at 45th and Haven Ave.

The Coronation will be followed at approximately 12:30 p.m. by a costume contest. Then pooches will unwind with a relaxing swim in the Hotel’s heated pool. At first the dogs are hesitant. But then, at the urging of their camera wielding best friends, they take the plunge.

There will be a silent auction and Dog of the Year T Shirts and calendars will be available. All proceeds benefit the Dog Park. The public is invited to this dog friendly event. If it rains, the ceremony will be held in the pavilion area of the Music Pier. For information, visit www.oceancitydogpark.org or call 609-927-6568 or the Public Relations Office, 609-525-9300.

The Annual City Wide Yard Sale is set for Sat., Oct. 2 from 8 a.m. till noon at the Tabernacle Grounds, 5th and Asbury Ave. and City wide. Cost is $25 for a 10x10 spot at the Tabernacle and $30 with table included. Spots are available on a first come first serve basis. Price is $5 to have your home listed on a City Wide map. For more information on how to participate, call 609-398-4662.

Rock Super Star, Dave Mason’s 2010 Tour stops at the Music Pier, 8 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 2. The Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famer has recorded with such giants as Jimi Hendrix, George Harrison, Paul Mc Cartney, the Rolling Stones and has been a member of the legendary Bands Traffic and Fleetwood Mac. Tickets are $30 to benefit the Ocean City Education Foundation. Call the Ocean City Box Office 609-525-9300 or access www.ocnj.us or get tickets at door. Ocean City Home Bank is sponsor.

Local Fund Raisers: The Ocean City Police Department’s Beach Barbecue to benefit its K-9 and Motorcycle Units is set for Fri., Sept. 24 from 6-9 p.m. at the Deauville Inn, Strathmere. Evening includes BBQ, drinks and music. Tickets are $25 at the door.

Music For the Heart, a night of song and dance to benefit the American Heart Assn. is set for 6 p.m., Sat, Sept. 25 at Ocean City High School, 6th St. and Atlantic Ave. Join the stars of tomorrow for a fun filled evening. Tickets are $10, cash or check made out to the American Heart Assn. For information, call Chris, 609-653-4677.

Shaina Horton, a young Ocean City mother and friend to many was recently diagnosed with a rare form a cancer. A fund raiser is set for the Flanders Hotel, 11th and Boardwalk, for Fri., Oct.1, from 6 p.m.to 11 p.m. Those who attend are invited to wear wigs to be donated to the American Cancer Society. The evening includes dinner, dancing, beverages, a silent auction and entertainment. All proceeds go to the Horton-Palermo fund to help cover treatment and family expenses. Tickets are $65. For information contact Bonnie 609-335-4927 or Erin 609-457-9320.

Walk for the Wounded presented by Ocean City Home Bank raises money to help wounded veterans. It will begin, Sat, Oct. 2 at 11:30 a.m. at the Music Pier. Registration is 10 a.m. To participate without walking send donations to Operation First Response, c/o Ocean City Home Bank, 1001 Asbury Ave. Ocean City, N.J. 08226

The American Legion Morvay-Miley Post 524 welcomes all to its Pancake Breakfast on Sun., Oct. 3 from 8 a.m. till noon at the Masonic Hall, 10th St. and Wesley Ave. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea, milk, juice. Adults $5, children $3. Proceeds benefit veteran’s projects

The Annual Cystic Fibrosis Invitational Golf Tournament will be held at Greate Bay Country Club on Mon., Oct. 4. For information, contact Myra Corcoran 609-399-7890.

The Fall Food Drive in Ocean City to benefit the Ecumenical Council’s Food Cupboard is set for Sept. 27 through Oct. 1. Fill any bag with cans or boxes of non perishable food and place at curb by 7 a.m. on your recycling day, nothing frozen, perishable or in glass. Most needed items include canned fruit, canned meats, canned potatoes and vegetables, cereal, crackers, dry milk, Hormel Microwave meals, jelly, juice, macaroni and cheese, pasta, peanut butter, pork and beans, ramen noodles, ravioli, rice, Spaghetti O’s, Spaghetti sauce, teabags and tuna.