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The Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Tournament presents it’s 21st Annual LBI Spring Derby beginning Saturday, April 1 at 12 am and running through June 25 at 6pm. The Long Beach Island “Spring Derby” Surf Fishing Tournament is a fun way for anglers to enjoy surf fishing the beaches of LBI. Once called Simply Bassin’, a […]

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Easter Fun!

Spring has sprung and with it promises events, activities and, of course, plenty of local discoveries this April. We welcome everyone to make the most of springtime weather and early openings across the region. With events back in full bloom, the region is getting dressed to impress for gatherings, upcoming holidays, weddings, and milestone celebrations. […]

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Hometown Security Seminar Focuses on Business and Non Profit Fraud and Safety June 7

Join Southern Ocean Chamber, local law enforcement officials, NJ Office of Homeland Security andPreparedness, State Police, Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and Federal Bureau of Investigation atStafford Township EMS In partnership with event host Stafford Township EMS, the region’s chamber welcomes businesses and volunteer organizations to attend the June 7 free event that brings local, county, […]

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NJEDA Announces Grant Program to Support Indoor Amusement Facilities

TRENTON, N.J. –The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA)  Board approved yesterday the creation of a grant program that will help indoor amusement parks, arcades, and entertainment centers rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic. The New Jersey Indoor Amusement Park Grant Program will provide eligible applicants with up to $150,000 to offset losses incurred due to decreased […]

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Expand Your Team at Southern Ocean County College Job Fair!

With two sessions to choose from – Businesses are invited to meet with Ocean County College students at Southern Education Center Campus in Manahawkin on April 5 & 6 2023! Your business is invited to recruit and hire Ocean County College Students at this on-campus job fair created to match college candidates with local employers […]

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New Strategies for A New Era of Business…. Innovations Conference Coming March 30

Join us as we explore new insights and trends for the future of business in a variety of industries with dynamic presentation from 830am to noon!  It is time to spark new ideas and thrive in the post pandemic world, as Southern Ocean Chamber partners with business leaders at Trend Hunter for this not to […]

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Digital Tools Launch in time for National Plan for Vacation Day!

We are celebrating reaching new visitors on January 31, National Plan for Vacation Day, with launch of new edition of digital Land & Sea Guide, updated newsroom and virtual visitor center. Representing the Long Beach Island Region of the Jersey Shore since 1914, we are reminding everyone that the last Tuesday in January is the […]

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Houses of Worship

Whether on vacation, new to area or looking to build your faith based community – our region has many religious organizations that are ready to welcome you. All Faiths: Baptist: Episcopal: Jewish: Lutheran Methodist: Presbyterian: Roman Catholic:

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Be a Vendor for the 15th Annual Wedding Road Show & Party Planning Tour

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Celebrate Your Christmas Meal

DINING OUT Buckalew’s Restaurant & Tavern Dune 18 – Open for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Call to reserve 609.494.3354 Engleside Inn & Restaurant – Open for Christmas Dinner and New Year’s Eve. The Gables – check for available reservations. Open for Christmas Eve & NY Eve. Kubel’s Barnegat Light – now accepting reservations for […]

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