April 23, 2018
Upcoming Events
Cape May County Chamber
May Business Meeting

When: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Check-in begins at 11:30, Lunch program will begin at 12 Noon
Where: The Reeds at Shelter Haven
Speaker: NJ Secretary of State, Tahesha Way
Sponsored by: South Jersey Gas

Ladies April Fund-Raiser Golf Clinic

Join us for a fun, but instructional hour of golf at Cape May National with Golf Pro Mickey. Brush up on your skills or learn something new. Plus, enjoy a glass of wine or pint of beer after on the patio.

This is a great way to warm-up your skills before the big tournament in June!

When: April 26, 2018 5:30pm
Where: Cape May National Golf Club
Cost: $20

May Open House at the Chamber

Please join us for a special open house event which will introduce you to the many benefits of membership including a tour of our visitors center and a meet and greet with Chamber staff and leadership.
This is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the CMC Chamber through this friendly, open event. Come network with current members to hear their insights into being a successful member and have all your questions answered by our friendly, professional staff and volunteer committee members. 
When: May 2, 2018 8:00-9:30am
Where: Cape May County Chamber Building

Succession Planning for Small Business

Join the  Cape May County Chamber of Commerce  with Reich Asset Management LLC  and  McMahon Insurance Agency  to explore the necessary steps to prepare your business for transitioning for the future. Led by moderator T. Eric Reich (Reich Asset Management LLC), panelists will discuss where to begin if you have not already, review timelines, as well as the Do's and Don'ts. 

Continental Breakfast included.
When: May 9, 2018 Check-In 8:00; Program 8:30-9:30am
Where: Stone Harbor Golf Club

Education Foundation Fundraiser Golf Tournament
Join us for a fun day of golf, networking and supporting education as the CMC Chamber Education Foundation honors Robert " Bob" Mullock. An honorary Board Member at Atlantic Cape Community College, Mullock recently co-sponsored the Atlantic Cape Community College Non-Profit Resource Center. The center’s main attraction is free access to the Funding Information Network, a hub for fundraising information and grant research to Cape May County's more than 600 registered non-profits.

This tournament includes; 18 Holes, 4 skills contests, prizes, pre-tournament lunch & post-tournament dinner buffet and refreshment stations on the course featuring beer, wine, soda and water.

When: June 14, 2018 Check-In at 11:30am, Shotgun start at 1pm
Where: Cape May National Golf Club

Education Foundation Vacation Raffle

Purchase your chances to win a $5,000 Travel Voucher to the destination of your choosing. All proceeds benefit the CMC Chamber Education Foundation. Chances are $100 and there are only 200 tickets available.

Drawing: June 14, 2018 6pm
Where: Cape May National Golf Club

See a Chamber or Foundation Board Member, Golf Committee Member or click here to purchase your tickets today.
Chamber News
Cape May County Chamber Education Foundation:
The Cape May County Chamber and Atlantic Cape Community College have again joined forces to bring your business FREE Customer Service Training Seminars. We are excited to announce Susan Adelizzi-Schmidt as our presenter for this year's program!

Two great sessions to choose from!
Customer Service 101: Put Your Best Face Forward
The WOW Effect: Delivering World-Class Customer Experiences

This grant-funded training workshop is available to the business public.
To register, you will need your company’s FEIN Tax ID Number and also agree to pay your employees regular wages for this session.

This training is provided through a cooperative effort with Atlantic Cape Community College and Cape May County Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation and funded through a grant from the New Jersey Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development and the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Kicthen 330 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Kitchen 330 invites the public and media to its Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony scheduled for Thursday, April 26th at 4:00 PM.
Partner Debbie Gioquindo says "It was our dream to relocate here and open a small restaurant with a local flair". Kitchen 330 recently opened its doors and already has become a topic of conversation for foodies.

Kitchen 330 invites the public to help cut the ceremonial ribbon at 4:00 PM. Chef Gus Zimmerman is excited to serve the residents of Stone Harbor and its surrounding area with a stylish, friendly, experience that features a menu based on local and seasonal fare.  
Chef Gus will serve up some familiar dishes and some unexpected, but all with a depth of flavor, fresh ingredients and a product driven approach that balances classic and modern techniques. 
When: April 26, 2018 4:00pm
Where: Kitchen 330 (330 96th Street, Stone Harbor)
Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope
The Chamber is committed to our work in helping children of today become healthy adults in the future. The Cape May County Healthy Community Coalition presents two showings of Resilience, a documentary on The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope. This documentary reveals toxic stress that can wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death. Resilience chronicles the dawn of a movement that is determined to fight back.

When: May 2, 2018; Doors 5:30pm, Movie 6:00pm, Q&A: 7-7:30pm
Where: Ocean City Tabernacle (550 Wesley Ave., Ocean City)

When: May 16, 2018; Doors 9:30am, Movie 10:00am, Q&A: 11-11:30am
Where: Harbor Square Theater (271 96th St., Stone Harbor)
Information Request:
Military & Veteran Discounts

In partnership with the County Clerk’s Office we are working on the 2018 Veterans Discounts book. If you would like to offer a discount to our veterans and be included in this year’s book please send your discount description and business contact information to Chris at chris@cmcchamber.com
In Other News
You're Invited:
Southern New Jersey Coast Guard Ball

Cape May County Coast Guard Community Foundation
requests the pleasure of your company at the
Southern New Jersey Coast Guard Ball
This exclusive affair is open to the public for the first time.
A limited number of tickets are available at Cape May Convention Hall
Mon-Fri 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Sat-Sun 10 am to 4 pm.
Or online at DiscoverCapeMayNJ.com
$4 service charge for credit card purchases

RSVP by April 27
When: May 3, 2018 5-10:00pm
Where: Cape May Convention Hall (714 Beach Ave., Cape May)

Small Business Tech Event

How are South Jersey's small businesses adapting to the digital revolution? We're experiencing dramatic technological changes in the way business gets done. Mobile e-commerce and digital storefronts have transformed the way we market and sell products and services. Automation is changing the nature of employee training and the tasks associated with every position. Cloud computing opens doors to previously unforeseen opportunities, and challenges too.

Join us for this exciting panel, as we cover fast-moving technology trends for retail, hospitality and tourism, including:
  • Mobile E-commerce
  • Cloud Computing
  • Artificial Intelligence / Robotics
  • Customer Platforms / the Digital Storefront
  • Other emerging trends
When: May 1, 2018 8:30-11:00am
Where: Stockton University (101 Vera King Farris Dr., Galloway, 08205)
Campus Center, Board of Trustees Room

Press Release
New Jersey Picked by NGA to Develop Public Health Preparedness, Response Strategies
The National Governors Association announced on March 7 that New Jersey is among six states selected to participate in a workshop to develop strategic action plans for implementation during public health emergencies. 

New Jersey will be joined by representatives from Arizona, Hawaii, Illinois, Oregon, and West Virginia at the workshop that will take place May 1-2.

Be sure to show your Chamber support by posting the seal on your website, social media, newsletters... anywhere you like!