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What You Need to Know About Tipped Work

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) has announced new regulations that will ensure protections and fair wages for tipped workers. The Department also has created a common-language explainer document to help employers learn their obligations to tipped workers, and tipped workers to know their rights under the law. Read and download the details […]

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Southern Ocean Chamber Sets August Member Activities

Chamber members are invited to attend virtual events and take part in upcoming fall opportunities. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce announces several opportunities for members to participate with upcoming live streams as well as register for Chowder Month promotional campaigns. With COVID-19 restrictions and coastal storm challenges adding to high demand of the […]

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Merchant Retail Locations Now Registering for Chowder Month!

Submissions forms for retailers to participate in Chowder Month are due by Friday, August 21. Questions? Contact Kate Krier by emailing Kate@sochamber.com or calling 609.494.7211 x 104.

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Restaurants Now Registering for Chowder Month!

Submissions forms for restaurants to participate in Chowder Month are due by Friday, August 21. Questions? Contact Kate Krier by emailing Kate@sochamber.com or calling 609.494.7211 x 104.

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LBI Chowderfest launches Online Shop for Official 2020 Merchandise

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Jetty Inc, to provide tasters and enthusiasts an opportunity to pre order Official Chowderwear Aug 4 through September 15 For the first time in the 32 year history, Chowderfest Merchandise will be available entirely online with a limited time ecommerce site powered by Jetty Inc. […]

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Participate in Chowderfest 2020

Due to restrictions currently in place, the 2020 Chowderfest will bring chowder tasters directly to the source by supporting local restaurants and retailers. As the organizers of the 32 year event, we recognize that this is an opportunity to keep the community safe and keep this popular event on the 2020 calendar. The ChowdeRestaurant & Merchant Month […]

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Southern Ocean Chamber partners with SBA to Bring Updated Loan Forgiveness Webinar Aug 5

Join us for a livestream session for businesses ready to submit their Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness information to their lender. The region’s chamber will present “SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Webinar ll – New Information on the Forgiveness Process and working with your Lender” on Wednesday August 5 at 11am through the Zoom […]

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Summer Beautiful Campaign Asks All To Be Part Of the Community By Helping to Take Care of It

The region’s chamber and The Sandpaper are working to engage visitors, residents and businesses to pitching in to keeping LBI Beautiful this summer with anti litter campaign launch the first week of July The Covid19 pandemic had driven many to shore points before the season officially started. Now that Summer is here,  the Long Beach […]

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Redefining Beach Culture Safely with our Museums, Art and Performances

Everyone is invited to spend the summer rediscovering the tremendous cultural assets that our region holds. For families coming to visit, the Passport to LBI is a customized itinerary of a collection of heritage and educational non profits located throughout the island. As museums reopen, plan a trip to the NJ Maritime Museum & Gift […]

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Play By Play Week Five: Reopening with Fanfare

As Phase 2 begins, we are returning our Fanfare Business Announcement Network back to focusing on business reopening, expanded hours of operation and new business introductions to raise awareness for consumers. Please help us with updates by Editing your profile in our visitLBiregion.com website. Update social media contacts, business hours and other important information – […]

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