December 11, 2017
Upcoming Events
Holiday cheer you really can't beat,
spend lunch with us and you'll have a treat!

Wear a holiday tie or pin,
if you wear the best then surely you'll win!

Prizes awarded and who will it be,
make your reservation and soon you shall see!

Where: The Lobster House
When: Thursday, December 21, 2017
Check-in begins at 11:15, Lunch program will begin at 12 Noon

This is a popular luncheon that sells out. Don't wait to make your reservations.

Cyber Security Workshop
The Cape May County Office of Emergency Management along with the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, Cape May County Prosecutors Office, the Cape May County department of Management Information Services, and the Cape May County Chamber would like to invite you to a Cyber Security Workshop.

This workshop will provide an understanding and awareness of modern cybersecurity threats and their potential impact on individuals and organizations. The presenters will provide attendees with an understanding and awareness of today’s cybersecurity risk environment along with an overview of the vulnerabilities, threats, and impacts of various cybersecurity issues. The presenters will also discuss the role of the NJCCIC and provide an overview of the best practices designed to mitigate and manage risk, with a focus on ransomware, one of today’s most prevalent and destrictive cyber threats. A Q & A session with attendees will conclude the presentation.
Where: Avalon Community Hall
3001 Avalon Ave., Avalon, NJ
When: Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017
10:00 to 12:00 a.m.

Thankful Thursday at
Cold Spring Village
Join the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation for a night of fun at the Cold Spring Brewery!

Celebrate by raising a glass to the folks who support, enhance, and promote education and training programs that develop the skills, knowledge, and leadership of our local professionals and youth in order to advance the county’s talent, entrepreneurial spirit, and economic growth.

Where: Cold Spring Brewery
733 Seashore Rd., Cape May
When: Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

A portion of the money raised during Thankful Thursday on January 11th will be donated to the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation.

The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation provides scholarship opportunity to students in Cape May County who themselves, or whose parents or guardians are employed by, or own a business that is a member of the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce. 
Chamber News
Advocacy Update
Vicki Clark who also serves as President of the New Jersey Tourism Industry Association has been tapped to serve on the Governor-Elect Murphy Transition Team, Stronger and Fairer Economy Committee. As a member of this committee, Clark will be invited to make policy recommendations concerning the tourism industry and issues related to this $44.1 billion industry. 
The Chamber was represented at a US Travel/NJTIA Roundtable with Congressman Leonard Lance held at Paper Mill Playhouse on November 21. Chamber President Vicki Clark stressed the importance of the J-1 Visa, Summer Work Travel program and the dangers of Seismic Testing and Offshore Drilling with Representative Lance.  The Congressman pledged his support for continuation of the J-1 Visa program and opposition of offshore oil exploration and drilling along the Atlantic Coast.
In Other News
Celebrate New Years with One of the Sciarra Restaurants
Discounted 2018 Beach Tags Now on Sale 
Seasonal beach tags for summer 2018 are on sale now for a discounted $20. That price remains in effect through May 31, 2018. On June 1, the price increases to $25.

Beach Tags are required for all beachgoers ages 12 and older and are in effect from June 2, 2018 through September 3, 2018. Only seasonal beach tags can be purchased at this time. Weekly ($10) and daily ($5) tags will be available for purchase on the beach starting June 2.
Purchase in person at the following locations:
  • City Hall (9th and Asbury), Mon-Fri, 9-6; Sat-Sun 10-6 
  • Rt. 52 Welcome Center, Mon-Fri 9-4:30; Sat 9-4; Sun 9-2
  • Henry Knight Building (12th and Haven), Mon-Fri, 9-4
  • Aquatic & Fitness Ctr (17th and Simpson), Mon-Fri, 5 am-9 pm; Sat 7 am-6 pm; Sun 9-6
For additional information, visit or call 609-399-6111. 
Be sure to show your Chamber support by posting the seal on your website, social media, newsletters... anywhere you like!