Building Resiliency In Families Working and Learning Together Webinar

Join the Cape May County Chamber on October 23 beginning at 10am for a free Zoom webinar “Building Resilience in Families Working and Learning Together”. We’ve all been challenged this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. With school beginning again, businesses and families are seeking to make sure that the needs of children, employees, and […]

Founded in Family: Panzones Restaurant

A family recipe worth sharing… If you have ever visited LBI, you are no stranger to Panzone’s Pizza. Whether you go north or south on the island, the iconic restaurants have been serving families, beach goers and locals since 1980. Behind the counters, you will almost always find a member of the Panzone family, continuing […]

Founded in Family: Meet The Bakers

Four Generations of Bakers mixing in 50 years of camping tradition to the LBI RegionLittle Egg Harbor’s Baker’s Acres Campground is Founded in Family Reds and Anne Baker loved camping, realizing that is was the most cost effective vacation a family can take. With their five children, they would explore different areas. They belonged to […]

Founded in Family: The Van Dyk Group

Founded in Family Meet the Wyrsch Family from The Van Dyk Group The technology of a business office may have changed since Richard Van Dyk Agency opened its doors on Long Beach Island in 1946, but with two generations of the Wyrsch family overseeing daily operations, the focus on family taking care of families’ remains […]

Founded in Family: Taylor Made Cabinets

Taylor Made for Success, Locally Grown Entrepreneur Continues to Build Want to own your own island? Billboards for Taylor Made Cabinets have been a fixture in Southern Ocean County for decades, just as the man behind the business that bears his name has – Stafford Township Councilman David Taylor David, or Dave to those who […]

Founded in Family: Meet The Farias

Three Generations of Farias, Continue to Share the Dream of Providing the Best Shopping Experience Possible When Mario Farias purchased a house on Sixth Street in Surf City, he did not realize the impact his children and grandchildren would have on the business community and vacationers for years to come. Vince and Michele Farias were […]

Founded in Family: Meet The Family Behind The Bywatyr Shop

A legacy by the water, second and third generation of The Bywatyr Shop continue the family business 33rd year.Long Beach Township’s The Bywatyr Shop is Founded in Family Denise Burr started vacationing to Long Beach Island with her family in 1980. The family atmosphere led her parents to purchase a summer home in Village Harbor, […]

Founded in Family: Reynolds Garden Shop and Landscaping

It’s hard to miss the Reynolds Garden Shop when traveling along East Bay Avenue in Manahawkin. The property is lined with impressive flora, gorgeous landscaping and breathtaking design elements. Reynolds Garden Shop offers patrons a florist, full service nursery and garden center as well as residential and commercial landscape design and installation services. With 10 […]

Founded in Family: G. Anderson Agency and Anderson Insurance Agency

While growing up on Long Beach Island, Gil and Marie Anderson likely never imagined that they would leave such an important imprint on their community. Gil provided for his family by clamming the bay and working as a house painter. Having the foresight to find ways to serve a developing resort area with changing demands, […]