Labor Day Weekend Resumes Indoor Dining and More

Governor Phil Murphy made an announcement this morning that for the first time since March, New Jersey restaurants can resume indoor dining effective 6 am on Friday, September 4. At his COVID-19 Press Briefing, he further detailed guidelines for restaurants that included 25% capacity and social distancing in place. He reminded the state that if dining […]

Register to Vote for Your Favorite During Chowder Month

Join the hundreds of voters who have already registered for a month long hybrid event to eat and shop small business in the Long Beach Island Region. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce is presenting their 32 annual Chowderfest differently this year to comply with COVID19 restrictions and safety regulations. Tasters can now purchase […]

Walk, Run or Bike this fall as part of the Chowder Run Challenge

Get into the spirit of Chowderfest by getting outdoors for the inaugural event that includes official Chowder Run Challenge 2020 medal, Finisher Certificate, exclusive runner FB Group and participant runner bib Due to restrictions currently in place Chowderfest 2020 has morphed into a whole month of activities, chowder purchasing, merchant sales , online Chowderwear store […]

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 […]

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. […]