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Press Releases

Learn more about OCNJ happenings with press releases from the Ocean City Chamber. From the latest OCNJ news to details on upcoming events, you’ll be in-the-know.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

NBC40 Meteorologist Dan Skeldon to Act as Guest Bingo Caller at OC Education Foundation Event

Dan Skeldon, chief meteorologist on NBC40, will act as a guest bingo caller at The Ocean City Education Foundation’s Coach/Michael Kors Bingo being held on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Somers Point VFW.

Doors will open at 6:00pm on April 11th with games beginning at 7:00pm. Ticket prices are $35 and include 16 games. A designer pocketbook will be awarded to the winner of each of the bingo games. Beverages will be available for purchase; please feel free to bring your own food. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Tricia Ciliberto at 399-0012; ext 1106. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.ocnjef.com.

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Friday, March 21, 2014

OC Chamber Salute to Working Women set for April 10th

OCEAN CITY, NEW JERSEY…… The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce announces that Cricket Frank, Corporate Vice President for OC Hotels and Property Management (T/A Impala Island Inn and Beach Club Hotel), will receive the 2014 Salute to Working Women Award and will be honored at the April 10th Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at the Ocean City Yacht Club.  The award recognizes women in business for their outstanding professional and personal achievements.

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Friday, February 21, 2014

Congressman LoBiondo to Address Ocean City Chamber

The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly membership meeting on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Flanders Hotel located at 719 East 11th Street in Ocean City, NJ.

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

New Chairman of the Board in Place for FCA Cape Atlantic

After a 15-year tenure as the Chairman of the Board for the local chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), John Shirk, managing partner at Fortress Financial, LLC, has decided to step down and allow an opportunity for others to lead. Andy Halliday, Sales Manager, McMahon Agency, Inc., transitioned into the Chairman’s role at the start of the New Year. “I am excited about the opportunity to serve as Chairman of the Board,” said Halliday. “We are anxious to continue the work of making an impact in our community that John started 15 years ago. We have an excellent staff to work with.”

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Officers and Board Members to be Installed to Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce

OCEAN CITY, NJ - On Thursday, February 6th, the Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce will install their new Board of Directors and Officers at Ocean City Yacht Club.

After 2 years of service, Brian Broadley (Broadley’s MDI) will step down as President and take the position of Immediate Past President on the Executive Board. William McMahon III (McMahon Agency) will be installed as the new President of the Chamber.  Additional new officers will also be installed.  

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Monday, January 6, 2014

Ocean City, NJ Celebrates New Offices of Goldcoast Sotheby's

Ocean City, NJ - The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce the grand opening of the new Goldcoast Sotheby’s International Realty offices located at 200 34th in Ocean City. Their location at 18th Street was damaged during Super Storm Sandy. They found temporary space on the 900 Block of West Avenue and now have completely remodeled and moved into their new 34th Street location.  Goldcoast was founded in Ocean City, NJ in 1998 and has been associated with Sotheby’s since 2008.  For more information about Goldcoast Sotheby’s International Realty, contact them at 609-399-2500 or online at www.goldcoastsir.com.

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Saturday, December 21, 2013

Steven Brady, President of OC Home Bank, to Provide Economic Forecast to OC Chamber

Ocean City, NJ - The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly membership luncheon on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at The Flanders Hotel in Ocean City. The event will begin at 12pm and will feature guest speaker Steven E. Brady, President of Ocean City Home Bank, to give his 2014 Economic Forecast. The luncheon is $25.00 and is open to all members and member guests.

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Friday, December 13, 2013

OC Repertory Theater presents "A Christmas Carol"

OCEAN CITY, NJ-Ocean City Repertory Theater continues it' s 2013 season with a holiday production of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens on Saturday, December 21 at Sandi Point Coastal Bistro.  Nineteenth century London comes to life when you and your family join Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, and, of course, Ebenezer Scrooge on a fantastical journey through Christmas Past, Present, and Future.  Enjoy the music, dancing, and timeless message of hope, peace, and love, as the the Dickens' classic masterpiece immerses you in the magic of the season. Enjoy  a delicious three-course dinner, before the show, sure to get you and your family in the holiday spirit..  Doors open at 630pm and the show begins at 8pm. You must make your menu selection at the time of booking.
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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Lights, Camera, Christmas! 2013 Holiday Spectacular

This season the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company invites you to come celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at LIGHTS, CAMERA, CHRISTMAS; Ocean City’s Holiday Spectacular!  The enchanting cast of professional singers and dancers will present a high-energy, family–oriented, song and dance tribute to the holidays, directed and choreographed by Michael Hartman.  Through dazzling costumes, familiar songs, special guests, toe-tapping numbers and special effects, this extravaganza will kindle the holiday spirit in all of us as the magic of the season comes to life in a brand new musical journey through seasonal favorites.

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Friday, December 6, 2013

Indoor/Outdoor Things to do in OC This Weekend

THE CITY’S CHRISTMAS PARADE SCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL NOT BE RESCHEDULED

Indoors: Ocean City Train Show, Sat. and Sunday at Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday. Features large running displays and vendors selling trains, train parts and decorative accessories for holiday home displays. $3 for adults, $1 for children at the door. Ideal family event.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Santa Visits the Ocean City Boardwalk

The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce has invited Santa Claus to Ocean City for photographs. Photos will be taken at the Music Pier by the beach, with Santa in an official Ocean City Lifeguard Boat.

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Monday, November 25, 2013

Philippine Consul’s Visit to OC to Discuss Conditions in Country & Aid Options

 

Consul Zaldy Patron from the Philippine Consulate General in New York visited Ocean City  today to discuss conditions in the Philippines including Ocean City’s sister City, San Jose Occidental Mindoro. Additionally, he discussed on-going aid options and thanked Ocean City for its continuing concern and support.

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Friday, November 15, 2013

Earlier Than the Bird, Downtown OCNJ

OCEAN CITY, NJ –Ocean City’s “Earlier than the Bird” event is your holiday wake- up call inviting one and all to come out and shop downtown for pre-holiday savings at all of your favorite shops. The morning of Saturday November 23rd from 8am-Noon is when shoppers can find great deals at stores on Asbury Avenue from 6th-11th streets.

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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Citizen of the Year and Business Awards

Congratulations to all of tonight’s award winners! The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce is honored to announce the recipients of the Chamber’s 2013 Citizen of the Year and Business Beautification Awards.  These awards will be presented at the Chamber’s dinner Thursday, November 14th at The Ocean City Yacht Club.

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Friday, November 1, 2013

Ocean City Boardwalk Store Wins National Honor

Henry's Jewelers on the Ocean City Boardwalk was recently named one of the  top 50 design jewelers in the country by the JCK Design Center, publishers of JCK, a national trade magazine. 

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Albert Trots Off With Dog of Year Title

OCEAN CITY, N.J.—Albert, a sprightly English Springer Spaniel, was crowned Ocean City’s “Dog of the Year” during a ceremony at the Port O’ Call in Ocean City on Sunday. The award goes to the canine that has raised the most money for the Cape May County Dog Park in Ocean City.

 

Photos of the contestants were featured for months on the boardwalk and downtown locations and the public was invited to show its support with money votes. Albert was sponsored by Boyars Market and Berger Realty and likes to swim in the Ocean regardless of the temperature. He has accumulated quite a fan club and frequents local spots like Boyars where he is treated to liverwurst, milk bones and lots of love.

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Friday, October 25, 2013

Quiet Festival

Parents and Public Too! - QUIET FESTIVAL FEATURES A FREE PROGRAM FOR KIDS

OCEAN CITY, N.J. --- This year’s edition of Ocean City’s Quiet Festival will feature a free program that will entertain kids, their parents and the public.

Highlight of the three day event will be a quiet extravaganza that includes a Quiet Pet Contest, a Quiet Magician, a Quiet Artist who will draw a cartoon of your child’s favorite animal, the Quiet Turtle Singers with their giant tortoise Big Bart, an ethereal harpist and the Snore at the Shore, the world’s only quiet snoring contest.

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Friday, October 25, 2013

OC Citizens of the Year & Business Awards

The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce is honored to announce the recipients of the Chamber’s 2013 Citizen of the Year and Business Beautification Awards. These awards will be presented at the Chamber’s dinner Thursday, November 14th at The Ocean City Yacht Club.

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Thursday, October 17, 2013

What's Happening in Ocean City this Weekend

Sat. Oct. 19: The JUNIOR MISS Ocean City Pageant 7 p.m. at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Tickets are $10 at the Music Pier Box Office. Scholarship Pageant is for girls 12 to 15 years of age. Current Junior Miss Ocean City, Shannon Wallace, will preside. Call (609) 525-9304 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Sun., Oct. 20: South Jersey Cruisers CLASSIC CAR RUN: Approximately 200 cars will arrive in Ocean City between 11: 45 a.m. and noon and park at the lot across from the Flanders Hotel, 11th and Ocean Ave. Included will be Street Rods, Classic Cars and cars from the 60s and 70s as well as contemporary Camaros and Mustangs. This year there will be a commemorative t-shirt offered at the staging area. Contact Ben Notaro (856) 692-8930.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Drew Fasy & Pastor Brian Roberts Named Citizens of the Year

Ocean City, NJ - The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce is honored to  announce the recipients of the Chamber’s 2013 Citizen of the Year Awards.  The awards will be presented at the Chamber’s dinner Thursday, November 14th at The Ocean City Yacht Club.

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