In Member Spotlight

Southern Ocean Chamber Close-up is a brief introspective on why our members do what they do. Professional stories, mission moments and customers who made the difference; this is their time to share why their business or non-profit makes an impact in the LBI Region.

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Founded in 1976 by Curt and Gail Travers, The SandPaper is a local news magazine that publishes weekly in print and online with news, images, videos, community events and happenings in and around Long Beach Island and Southern Ocean County. The publication covers an entertaining mix of local news and human interest features as well as a comprehensive overview of entertainment and calendar listings for the island and the adjacent mainland, which makes them popular with both residents of the area and vacationers. The print and digital publication prides itself on its local ties sharing, “Our staff is comprised of your neighbors.”

The Travers have long supported the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, Curt served as a board member for many years including a term as President. The Sandpaper is a supporting sponsor of the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming 105 Anniversary Gala. The Gala will take place on June 12th at Parker’s Garage and will feature a four-course menu, drinks, dinner, dancing, photo booth and much more! Get your tickets here: