Here's What's Happening June 8, 2022

NEW CHAMBER GUIDELINES FOR IN PERSON EVENTS: If you are feeling sick or have tested positive for Covid 19, it is important to stay away from others until the danger of spreading the virus is over. This means staying away from indoor in-person evets until the danger of infecting others has passed. For additional information and guidance, please click the following CDC Link:
Salem County Improvement Authority Hiring Part-Time Receptionist

Part-Time Receptionist/Secretary 

Salem County Improvement Authority is seeking to hire a part-time Receptionist/Secretary for a maximum of 25 hours per week. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, strong organizational, and outstanding communication skills. They will demonstrate confidence in working with a variety of software programs and have experience with office equipment. Qualifications: High School Diploma, minimum 2 years work experience as a Receptionist/Secretary. No health, dental or prescription benefits are available. The Salem County Improvement Authority offers paid holiday, vacation, and sick days per policy. Please visit for application. Mail and/or email ( application and resume no later than June 10, 2022, to Attention: Casie Garton, Salem County Improvement Authority, Human Resources, PO Box 890, Alloway, NJ 08001. Salem County Improvement Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Welcoming our Newest Chamber Member, Nan Hathaway

For more information

May American Red Cross Blood Drive Locations


Thursday June 9 2 - 7 p.m. at Salem Community College Donaghay Hall, 460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point 08069
Tuesday June 14 12 - 5 p.m. at The Grove at Centerton, 1022 Almond Road, Pittsgrove Township 08318
To sign up to donate blood, go to: and enter the location's zip code in the box in the upper right hand corner, choose the blood drive you want, then click on "See Times" to begin making your appointment.
If you have never donated blood before but want more information, go to: Eligibility Requirements

Welcoming Farmers & Bankers Brewing

For additional information Click HERE

June 11 10am Ribbon Cutting Celebration for Natalie Serwan Photography


Come on out and join us to help celebrate Natalie Serwan Photography's new location.

Open house from 9am - 3pm

Ribbon Cutting at 10am

1452 Kings Highway
Swedesboro, NJ

June 12 The Blue Moon Theatre Presents Peter Pan


The everlasting account of the Darling children who follow Peter Pan & Tinkerbell into Neverland. Captain Hook awaits!

The show will open on Friday, June 3rd at 7pm and will run until Sunday, June 12 at 2pm. Tickets for all dates are available at the link below. Hope to see you there!

June 14 - Inspira Hypertension 360 Event


Woodstown Locals on the Lake LakeFest - June 12

Submitted by Tom Barney, Barney Loves Books

The second event is LOCALS ON THE LAKE LAKEFEST. Sunday June 12 from 1-4. I do have a flyer for it attached. We are looking for vendors. 

People interested can call me at the store 856-624-4723. The cost for a space is $15.00. Money we collect from the sale of space will all go to THE DISCIPLE'S PANTRY


Congratulations to Mike Fraser & the Sneakers and Spokes Sponsored Salem County Reactors Composit Mountain Bike Club

Sending out a HUGE congratulations to our Salem County Reactors Composite Mountain Bike Club! There is so much to celebrate!!!

2022 State Champions!
Mike Fraser - Coach of the Year
Community Impact Award
Claire McVeigh - Christopher Schilling Award
Anna Buzby - Varsity Girls State Champion & Queen of the Mountain
Erikson Brown - King of the Mountain & 2nd in Varsity Boys overall for the season
Ben Fisher - 4th place JV4 Boys overall for the season
Claire McVeigh- 5th place JV3 girls overall for the season
We could not be prouder of what these student-athletes, coaches, and parents have accomplished. It takes a village! #nukeit


June 16 Salem County Opiod Summit 2022

Rohrer College of Business Rowan University at Rowan University on June 7th from 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Please feel free to extend this invitation to the members of the Salem County Chamber of Commerce and anyone you think would be interested in attending. The event is free, but registration is required by June 3rd as breakfast is served at this event. Below is the link to register for the event.

For more information Click HERE

Here is the link to register

June 17 at 10am Woodstown Central Railroad Ribbon Cutting & Networking

Join us and help celebrate a brand new tourism industry. Woodstown Central Rail Road has partnered with Revolution Rail to bring Rail Bike exercise and entertainment to Salem County.

The ceremony takes place between East & West Wilson Avenues Woodstown NJ 08098

Refreshmemts served

June Teenth Celebration at Mt Zion


June 21 Virtual Mental Health Resources Panel presented by The Chamber's Business Education Committee

The pandemic has brought very unique stresses and challenges for all of us. Join us for a panel discussion on mental health resources currently available in Salem County and how to recognize the signs of stresses. The discussion is geared towards the business community to assist family & staff but all are welcome to join us via Zoom.

Panelists include:

Bridget DeFiccio, SVP, Acenda Health
Jeff Harvey, Ranch Hope
Dave Moore & Bonnie Price - Inspira Health
Shannon Reese & Victoria Maurizio - Salem County Department of Health
Joe Haber, Legacy Treatment Services, Salem Medical Center
Joe Williams, The Southwest Council

To register and receive the Zoom link and passcode, contact

The Chamber's Business Education Workshop Series is free to all courtesy of a grant received from Atlantic City Electric.

August 4 11:30 am Congressional Update with Hon. Jeff Van Drew

Congressional Update Luncheon
August 4, 2022
11:30 am - 1:30pm

$30 per person

The Inn at Salem Country Club with Catering by DiPaolo's

Join us for lunch with Congressman Jeff Van Drew as he shares an update of his activities on our behalf in Washington.

To Reserve with payment



Norman's Hallmak Has Jersey Shore Beach Towels!

Planning a shore trip this weekend or hanging local by the pool? Stop by and pick up a Norman's Customer Favorite- A Spartina Jersey Shore Beach Towel! Our DE/MD stores do have DE/MD Beaches/ Chesapeake Bay Beach Towels Too! Stop in our Pilesgrove location (Acme shopping center)



Amazon Drop In Interviews

Current opportunities!
  • Job seekers can search jobs near them by their zip code! Applicants should start at one of these vanity URLs based on their category:
General Workforce
Military and spouses
People with Disabilities



Meals on Wheels of Salem County Seeks Sponsors, Vendors & Food Trucks for 2022 Giant Pumpkin Carve Event



The Auto Body Shop, Carneys Point

475 Harding Highway, Carneys Point NJ 08069
Member of the Salem County Chamber of Commerce.
Open Mon-Thur 8:00-12:00 & 1:00-5:00, Fri 8-12 & 1-4.

FREE ESTIMATES - We use the latest state-of-the-art computerized estimating programs to give you an estimate of the cost to repair your vehicle. We work with all insurance companies. Check, cash or credit accepted.

AUTO DETAILING - Interior and exterior detailing from wash, wax, vacuum, window cleaning, shampooing to touch up. Ask to speak to Mario or Nick for an estimate and to schedule an appointment.

NOTARY SERVICES - We are certified by Salem County and the State of New Jersey to provide you with stamp and seal to notarize certain documents. Hours are by appointment only. Please call the shop office to schedule.

Call 856-299-5535 to schedule your appointment today! Find us on Facebook

Labor Day Weekend - 50th Anniversary of the Salem County Bluegrass Festival

At the Salem County Fairgrounds


September 10 & 11 South Jersey Apple Fest

Presented by B & K Enterprises at the Salem County Fairgrounds

Salem County, NJ; The South Jersey Apple Fest, a fourth annual apple theme event, is coming to the Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Hwy,

Pilesgrove/Woodstown, NJ on September 10-11, 2022. Families invited to show up from 10am to 5pm to kick-off the apple harvest season.

Apples, Apples & more: Visitors to the show will enjoy delicious treats from Apple Pie by the Slice, Candy Apples, Apple Bread, Apple Butter, Apple Sauce, and of course Apple Cider. Bakers invited to enter their best apple dessert in our “Everything Apple Dessert Contest” on Saturday at 2pm. After judging, families visiting the festival will have the opportunity to sample the entries for free. The Apple Mascot will make an appearance both days and be available for photos.

The Craft Show: Over 100 talented artists and crafters will offer amazing works from clothing to ceramics, paintings, pottery, glasswork, soaps, candles, quilting, woodworking, wreaths to handcrafted jewelry.

Happenings: There will be a Fall Home Show, offering savings on hundreds of products and services, wine samples, apple toss for adults, live bands, Vendor Fair, free hayrides, delicious festival food court, apple by the bags, , farm produce, free craft making for kids, face painting, Apple Pie Eating Contest for kids under 12, pony rides, free hayrides and pet friendly.

Apple Pageant: The Little Miss Apple Pageant for girls ages 4-8 from South Jersey are invited to sign up. The Pageant starts on Sunday at 2pm. This pageant is free to join, and all contestants receive prizes for taking part. One Queen and first to fourth runners selected. Tiaras, sashes, and gifts awarded to winners. This is a semi-formal to formal pageant with a theme of apple colors.

Other Details: Everything about the event has Family Fun at the core! This is a pet friendly event, free admission and parking is $5.00 a carload. Free apples for kids. All contests are free to enter. Vendors and Sponsors needed. Kathy Wright organizes this event, of B & K Enterprise, Millville NJ. Promoting family friendly, affordable events in South Jersey. Visit our website for event schedule, contest forms and general details at or call 856-765-0118. Part of the parking proceeds donated to local nonprofit.

October 8 & 9 19th Annual South Jersey Pumpkin Show

Presented by B & K Enterprises at the Salem County Fairgrounds

The 19th annual South Jersey Pumpkin festival returns to the Salem County Fairgrounds on October 8-9, 2022, 735 Harding Hwy, New Jersey. Families are invited to attend in support of small and local businesses.  

The South Jersey Pumpkin Show has become one of the best ways to welcome the autumn harvest with kids and parents alike. Festival goers visiting will enjoy pumpkin desserts, over 150 vendor booths, Fall Home Show, fun contests, give-a-ways, wine sampling, food court, Amusement Rides, Fun Haunted Barn, pony rides and hayrides around the fairgrounds. The festival will host a variety of live musical acts daily. The giant Pumpkin Pyramid, filled with pumpkins, and mums, represents everything beautiful about the fall harvest. Each year dozens of the participating vendors compete for prizes for the best Fall Scarecrows. Visiting festival goers are invited to help pick the winners.

Saturday activities includes the Adults Pumpkin Toss and the Pumpkin Dessert Contest with free sampling. Saturday will showcase a reading of the legend of Sleepy Hollow and the arrival of the Headless Horsemen at the graveyard. The Halloween Costume Contest & Trick or Treat Stroll for kids ages 4-10 begins at 6pm.
Sunday events will start with the All-Breed Fun Dog Show at noon & Little Miss Pumpkin Show Queen Pageant at 2pm. Come search for one of our Halloween Painted Rocks and win amazing prizes. The Salem County Fairgrounds is located just a few miles from Delaware Memorial Bridge. Admissions is free, parking $5.00 a carload. Portion of proceeds to benefit a Salem County nonprofit group.

Event runs rain or shine. Visit the website for details and updates at Vendors and sponsors being sought. All NJ State & CDC COVID 19 regulations will be in place. Call 856-765-0118 with questions

October 24 Get to Know Your Candidates Forum

October 24 - 5:30 pm

At Salem Community College's Davidow Auditorim
460 Hollywood Avenue
Carneys Point, NJ 08069

Join us in person at Salem Community College's Davidow Auditorium to meet the Candidates and hear their platform.

Candidates for elected offices include:

Salem County Board of Commissioners
United States Congress

This event is free and organized by The Chamber's Government Relations & Economic Development Committee. 

Please RSVP to or by calling 856-351-2245

October 28 - Salem City's Annual Walking Ghost Tour

Save the Date - Chamber Annual Distinguished Citizen of the Year Banquet

December 7, 2022
5:30 pm

The Grove at Centerton

We are currently in the process of planning the Annual Distinguished Citizen of the Year Banquet.

We've booked The Grove at Centerton.

More detail to follow including pricing, Citizen Nomination form, etc.

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