February 5, 2018
Upcoming Events
CMC Chamber & Middle Twp. Chamber
February Business Meeting

Where: The Bellevue Tavern
When: Thursday, February 15, 2018
Check-in begins at 11:30, Lunch program will begin at 12 Noon
Presentation: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) 
Presented by the Cape Regional Wellness Alliance

Joint Networking Mixer with Greater Atlantic City Chamber
Join us for a great night of networking with our neighbors to the North! Connect with current business contacts and make plenty of new ones.

Cash bar and complimentary hors d'oeuvres .

Where: Greate Bay Country Club
901 Mays Landing Road, Somers Point
When: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Stephanie Farrell, Esq.
Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law

  • What is sexual harassment?
  • How do you identify it?
  • What do you do when you receive a complaint?
  • Who is liable for acts of sexual harassment?
  • How can I protect my business from claims of sexual harassment?
Where: Atlantic Cape Community College, CMCH Campus
When: Friday, Feb. 9, 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Offshore Drilling Press Conference
Join us along with Congressman Frank LoBiondo for a press conference opposing The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's 5-year plan for Atlantic Coast offshore oil and gas expansion .

Where: Ocean City Music Pier
When: Monday, Feb. 26, 2018
9:30 a.m.
You're Invited: Party with a Purpose
Where: Colmar Kitchen Studios, Avalon
When: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018
Time: 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Benefits: Cape May County Chamber Education Foudnation

Introduction to Drones and Their Applications
The use of Drone technology is one of the fastest growing aspects of Cape May County’s business community. Join us for an informational session on how to utilize this technology in your business. Whether Drones are your hobby or you are hiring a drone technician for some aspect of your business, this seminar will offer valuable insights into this field. 
Join us as David Yoel, President of American Aerospace Technologies covers these and many other industry must know topics:
  • Why Drones - What can they do for your business
  • Rules of Operation
  • How to Get Approval
  • Insurance and Other Requirements
  • Flight Over People
  • Day and Night Flights
  • What to know when hiring a Drone Operator
Where: Atlantic Cape Community College, CMCH Campus
When: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

13th Annual Women in Business Conference
Over the past twelve years the Women in Business Conference has grown in popularity and purpose. Join us in 2018 as we continue to address the needs of working women. This year the conference will discuss women's overall well-being including not just physical health and nutrition, but their online health as well. 

Presenters include:
  • KEYNOTE: Superior Court Judge Susan Sheppard
  • Dr. Barbara Gaba, Atlantic Cape Community College
  • Susan Adelizzi-Schmidt, Suasion Communications Group
  • Krista Mazzeo, NJ Office of Homeland Security & Preparedness
  • Dr. Anita Raghuwanshi, Cape Regional Health System
  • and more to come!

Presented By
Where: The Flanders Hotel
When: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Chamber News
Super Polls
We asked who was your pick to win the Super Bowl on Facebook and through a poll to the membership. Here were the results

Emailed Poll: 94% Eagles
139 responses 94.2% (131) Eagles, 5.8% (8) Patriots

Facebook Poll: 79% Eagles
9.9K Voted! 79% Eagles, 21% Patriots
181,515 Reached | 2,179 Clicks | 241 Reactions | 79 Comments
Trenton Watch
2018 Calendar of Events Advertising
The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that the 2018 Calendar of Events is under production and limited advertising space is now available! This high quality, four color, glossy calendar promotes Cape May County events, concerts and activities, with a distribution of 40,000.

With affordable rates, this very popular calendar is a great way to promote your business to visitors and locals! Contact John Kelly today or click the link below.

In Other News
BOEM Comment Period for Oil & Gas Exploration and Expasion
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released their 5-year proposed plan (2019-2024) for oil and gas exploration and expansion. This plan includes the entire Atlantic Coast from Maine to Florida, including the waters off the New Jersey Coast within 3 miles of our beaches. The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce is adamantly opposed to this plan and we encourage you to oppose it as well. 
BOEM will accept comments from the public until March 8th. 
Click here for directions for filing a comment online.

You can mail in your comments to:
Ms. Kelly Hammerle
National OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program Manager
45600 Woodland Road
Sterling, Va., 20166-9216
FEMA Region II Individual and Community Preparedness Bulletin
Volume 3, Issue 3 January 31, 2018

In this issue:
  • Meet the FEMA R2 RA (page 1)
  • Then and now in R2 (page 2)
  • Coming soonin R2 (pages 2-3)
  • Important deadlines (page 4)
  • FEMA News (pages 4-5)
  • Other News (page 5)
  • Emergency Preparedness Tips (page 6)
  • Trainings (page 7)
  • Webinars (page 8)
  • Must Reads (pages 9-10)
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