R. Dave Billings Scholarship Fundraiser Set For This Weekend

Billings was a former Long Branch High School teacher


The memory of R. Dave Billings will be honored again this weekend in Long Branch.

Billings was an industrial arts teacher and wrestling and girls softball coach at Long Branch High School for 23 years. He was also the vice principal of Keansburg High School before he passed away in 2007.

A fundraiser for the scholarship created in his memory will be held at Charley's Ocean Grill at 29 Avenel Blvd., Long Branch. The fundraiser will be held 12:30 to 4:30 p.m on Sunday, Oct. 21.

All the proceeds of the event benefit the scholarship fund.

A yearly award in the amount of $1,000 per year is presented to a graduating senior from Long Branch High School and/or Keansburg High School each year as result of the R. Dave Billings Scholarship.

Billings' wife, Kathleen Billings, is currently a Long Branch Councilwoman.


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