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Teen Working Papers Coming Online

The way teens obtain working papers in New Jersey will be changing on June 1, 2023! Thanks to a new law, the working papers process will be online and streamlined. Rather than going through local schools, younger workers will simply visit this site and be walked through a few easy steps. All minors under the […]

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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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Hometown Security Seminar Focuses on 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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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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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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Holiday Happenings & Santa Visits in the LBI Region

Shop Small in the LBI Region between November 25 – December 31st this season. Also, check out local retail and restaurants offering special sales and promotions for the holidays! LBI Region Savings Pass Friday, December 16Ugly Sweater Party – 8pm TGI Fridays, ManahawkinCat Daddies – Lighthouse Film Festival, 730pm LBIF Saturday, December 17Tea with Santa […]

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2023 Wedding Road Show Venue Registration

Register your location to take part in the 15th annual Road Show!

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Celebrate the big meal!

Check out Chamber members who are providing Thanksgiving Day delights! Enjoy dinner out or catered in as an option. THANKSGIVING DINNER 2022 DINING OUT Buckalew’s Restaurant & Tavern – Open for Thanksgiving traditional meals in addition to normal menu.  More information on the website at or call 609 492-1065. Engleside Inn & Restaurant – […]

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Chowder Champions Celebrated at Rescheduled Fest

The Chowder Trail Champions in Red, White and Creative categories were recognized among the many festivities at Taylor Avenue Waterfront in Beach Haven on October 15 The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce along with event sponsors Health Village Imaging, Barlow Buick GMC, Richie & Page, Michelob Ultra, The Bywatyr Shop, 609 Security, Reynolds Garden Shop, […]

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