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100 Waves Challenge, Make Your Waves Count!

Surfers, Boogie Boarder, or SUPer you are invited to ride for this unique beach fundraiser to help recovery in our community. Southern Ocean Chamber member Sea Change Recovery Community Organization is hosting the 100 Waves 4 Recovery from June 1 to August 7. Catch 100 waves raises funds for peer recovery support services, by signing […]

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Book Release in time for Summer Reading

Beach reads are the best reads, and local author Katie Schulze-Bahn is getting ready for her first novel “Sugar Sand Road” to make waves as a new coastal classic. Set in the Pine Barrens and along the Jersey Shore, this story brings a timeless romance with a touch of homespun nostalgia for any reader between […]

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Starting Summer in Style

Less restrictions, longer days, and warm nights provide even more inspiration when looking for reasons to head to New Jersey’s Coast in 2021. Celebrating a renewed spirit, Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members welcome travelers to take part in their 107th summer sharing memories and creating new experiences. There is no better way to […]

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Additional Easing of Restrictions Announced

Today, Governor Murphy will sign an executive order that makes the following changes effective Friday, May 7 Outdoor gatherings limit – The limit will increase to 500 persons, up from 200. Large venue outdoor capacity – The maximum capacity allowed will increase to 50% for venues with 1,000 fixed seats or more, as long as […]

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Make It All About Mom May 9

Mother’s Day is coming up fast, get by with a little help from your favorite restaurant, spa, shop or service. Plan to treat Mom for a well-deserved day in the LBI Region. Our members are looking forward to assisting with your plans for a great Mother’s Day. From memorable meals, gifts, flowers, services or experiences make […]

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Barnegat Township Provides Fresh Family Fun 2021

Barnegat Township brings more to love this summer straight onto fall with movies by the bay and Jersey Fresh Farmers Markets. This historic bay side town is brimming with coastal charm, antique shops and restaurants. The walkable downtown and municipal dock is a great way to take a break and explore the more of the […]

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Cheer on Local and Celebrate Small Business During National Tourism Week

Who is your favorite business? At the Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce, we would love to share suggestions on how to support them as we gear up for a busy season! During National Tourism Week, we recognize the importance small businesses have on our local economy. As the region’s chamber we are represent over 98% […]

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April Showers Bring Prizes Galore for LBI Wedding Road Show & Party Planning Tour

Happening Sunday, April 25 from 10am to 1pm decision makers take a visually stunning, virtual tour that includes over two dozen chances to win one of a kind prizes, specialty discounts and a showstopper of a Grand Prize! It’s our Lucky 13th Annual Wedding Road Show and Party Planning tour on Sunday April 25 presented […]

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The Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Tournament presents it’s 19th Annual LBI Spring Derby beginning Saturday, April 10 at 12 am and running through June 27 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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Southern Ocean Chamber to Discuss Cannabis and Your Business at May 5 Meeting

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce continues to bring customized programming to the LBI Region business community. With the many changes surrounding new sectors of industry, the 107 year organization strives to bring trusted resources to help with sustainable strategies. The May 5 membership meeting will be held via zoom beginning at 10am. The […]

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