501C-3 Non-Profit Organization

​​​   Dedicated to improving the quality of life in our community and celebrating progress together  

​​Ideal Beach Community Association

Achievements


   Promote safety and security as a foundation for growth
   O
ffer respect and inclusiveness to all ideas and opinions   
   S
hare and encourage commitment and responsibility for our future
   I
nitiate activities, charity, and social events to unify, support, and strengthen the Community
   T
ake initiative to foster productive relationships with all levels of government
   I
mpart and build a sense of pride in the Neighborhood
   V
alue and celebrate our Community

   Elevate outside perception of our Neighborhood


Mission Statement

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​ Promote safety and security as a foundation for growth

  • Developed Neighborhood Watch Program with support/coordination of Middletown Township Police Department liaison
  • Procured Community Neighborhood Watch signs
  • Procured 4-way stop signs at Port Monmouth Road & Ocean Avenue
  • Worked with Township departments and Police to place speed limit signs where none existed


  Offer respect and inclusiveness to all ideas and opinions

  • Develop & lead agenda for monthly community meetings which communicate, develop, share information & ideas
  • Devloped & maintain Community email account, ibca@idealbeach.org 
  • Devloped & maintain IBCA website, idealbeach.org
  • Developed & maintian social media network:  Facebook, Instagram, and twitter pages

 

  Share and encourage commitment and responsibility for our future

  • Partner with the Tonya Keller Community Center to support and strengthen mission
  • Partner with Ocean Avenue School and the OAS PTA to support and strengthen mission
  • Established IBCA community volunteer committees

  Initiate Activities , Charity, & Social events that unify, support, & strengthen the Community

  • Attained 501C-3 Non-profit status in Fall of 2015
  • Awarded 1st Ideal Beach Scholarship 2017
  • Develop and conduct community events which celebrate the Ideal Beach Community 
  • Partner and support the community volunteer First Aid & Rescue and volunteer East Keansburg Firehouse #5
  • Support and donate to St Catherine's parish 
  • Sponsor and Partner with Ocean Avenue School for the "Season of Giving Toy Drive" since 2011
  • Procured through a donation 3 computers for Ocean Avenue Elementary School
  • Sponsor and donated funds to support OAS students "Field Day" t-shirts


  Take initiative to foster productive relationships with all levels of government

  • IBCA monthly community representation at monthly Township meetings
  • ​Conduct round table meetings with Township to address and action community concerns and issues


  Impart and build a sense of pride in the Neighborhood

  • Roosevelt Park Facelift - "A place for our community to enjoy and meet".  New benches, new planting beds with mulch, landscaping plants and flowers, Mutt Mit Stations, planted Blue Spruce Tree in 2014 for IBCA yearly Holiday tree lighting event
  • Maintain & water plantings at Roosevelt Park
  • Partner with Clean Ocean Action since 2010 for the Ideal Beach ‘Beach Sweeps’ Clean-Up
  • Partnered with Ocean Avenue School and Clean Ocean Action organization to teach the importance of beach ecology and overall recycling  
  • Partnered with Ocean Avenue School and Arbor Day Foundation to plant 25 Willow Oak Trees on Ocean Avenue School grounds


  Value and celebrate our Community

  • Developed Community IBCA logo to develop positive imagery and visibility for the community
  • Launched the "Catch the Wave" slogan to encourage residents to stay connected


  Elevate outside perception of our Neighborhood

  • Continue to create innovative approaches to elevate perception and promote the Community
  • Established contacts with local media which assist in generating on-going positive press for the Community


Recognized by the State of NJ, we are a non-profit 501C-3 organization made up of Ideal Beach Community residents. We strive to improve the quality of life in this community.