Chincoteague Today: Your weekly guide to what is happening on and around Chincoteague Island
The Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce
is closed to the public but staff is available
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to take calls and emails.
Call 757-336-6161 or email
for any questions or concerns.

2020 Outstanding Citizen & Business Person of the Year

Now Accepting Nominations!

These annual awards are presented to deserving individuals who dedicate themselves to excellence in the community or in their profession. Submit nominations by June 1st. To download the application CLICK HERE .

Pictured left: Jeannie Rose 2019 Outstanding Business Person of the Year
Pictured right: Gary Mason 2019 Outstanding Citizen of the Year
Health & Public Safety Announcements
For trusted information 
from local, state and federal authorities concerning the Novel Coronavirus, 
visit  any of the following sources: 

Town of Chincoteague Public Service Announcements 

Governor Ralph Northam

Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce
Save the Date
Lunch & Learn Webinar Series: ESVA Road to Recovery .
Organized by the Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce
April 29 - 11:30 a.m - 1:00 p.m. Topic: Tele-Town Hall with Senator Lewis & Delegate Bloxom. To RSVP CLICK HERE
May 6 – 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Topic: Opening or Re-Opening a Business in a Post-Pandemic World. To RSVP CLICK HERE .
May 13 – 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Topic: Leading from the CORE: The Connection Between Personal Habits & Excelling in Your Career as a Woman in Business.

Virginia Small Business Development Center: Road to Recovery -
4 Part Webinar Series
April 27 - 1:00 p.m. Intro to the Best eCommerce Platforms for Small Business.
April 28 - 1:00 p.m. Marketing & Promoting Your Business on the Web. Register Here
April 29 - 1:00 p.m. Cybersecurity Expert: How to Best Protect Your Business
April 30 - 1:00 p.m. 3 Things You Can Do to Connect With Your Customers During Social Distancing. Register Here
NASA's Wallops Flight Facility Launch info: 757-824-2050 or

NASA Visitor Center - 757-824-1344 Route 175, Wallops Island, VA. CLOSED until further notice.

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Open 6:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m.
Herbert H. Bateman Center - CLOSED

Assateague Island National Seashore 757-336-6577
Toms Cove Visitor Center - CLOSED

Chincoteague Bay Field Station 34001 Mill Dam Road, Wallops Island, VA 23337,
Offering day camps/half day camps/Friday Adventure Series. Kick-off week is June 14th.
To learn more CLICK HERE .

Chincoteague Center 6155 Community Drive, 757-336-0614
CLOSED to walk-ins. Available via phone or email for inquires.

Chincoteague Cultural Alliance Community Center for the Arts 6309 Church Street 757-381-7733
All CCA events are CANCELLED and our building is closed to the public through June 10th. The 2020 Photo Contest has been POSTPONED . Look for further updates about the contest as well as resumption of other CCA activities on our website and facebook

Chincoteague Island Library 4077 Main Street 757-336-3460
Summer Reading Challenge
May 1 - August 15 . Register online, by mail, or drop off form in the mail slot of library door. Please fill out a form for each student who registers. To fill out your participation form CLICK HERE . To learn more about the program CLICK HERE .

Chincoteague Island Arts Organization 4076 Main Street 757-336-6108
All programs/events CANCELLED until further notice.

CiAO's Island Theatre 4074 Main Street 757-336-6109
All programs/events CANCELLED until further notice.

Historic Main Street Merchants
Online sales now offered for many downtown merchants. Check facebook for updates.
Virtual Shop the Dock
May 17 - Go to the Shop the Dock Facebook page for more information or contact Anne Clark at 757-894-0292 or email .

Island Community House
islandcommunity , 6246 Mumford Street.
CLOSED. For inquiries on future bookings or events held at the ICH call Director Jenny Hanyo. For future senior programs contact Beth Carter at 757-710-0739 or email Now offering seniors a two week supply of frozen meals.
Call Beth for details.

Museum of Chincoteague Island 7125 Maddox Blvd., 757-336-6117
CLOSED . All programs canceled.
Employment Opportunity - Executive Director position. Current director will still be here, just in a different role: managing our museum collection and education programs.
To learn more CLICK HERE !

The David Landsberger Family YMCA 6395 Maddox Blvd., 757-336-6266
CLOSED . All programs canceled.

Town of Chincoteague 6150 Community Drive 757-336-6519
Offices CLOSED to walk-ins. Can be contacted via phone. 
Member News
101.5 & 96.5 CTG * WOW 99.3 & 101.1 * Bay Country 97.9, GSB Media, LLC 410-957-1798
Employment opportunity Seeking ambitious and happy individuals with a passion
for helping to grow business for their clients through radio, digital, and social media.
Salary plus 25% commission and travel expenses. Send your resume to To learn more CLICK HERE .

103 the Shore WESR & 105.7 FM and AM 1330 Coastal Country 22479 Front St., Accomac, VA 23301, 757-787-3200.
Offering Chamber Members the opportunity to air YOUR updates in operations on the air! Send a one-line update to or download the WESR App and use the "Open Mic" feature to record your message!

AmaRin Coffee 6141 Maddox Blvd., 757-336-7229. Providing FREE Vietnamese french bread every Monday, 11:00 a.m. for the elderly and people in need. Will be placed in a box on the front porch.

Chincoteague Island, VA KOA , 6742 Maddox Blvd., 757-336-1111.
Have you entered to win a new RV yet? Check out this year’s prize package and enter here:

Famous Pizza and Sub Shop 6689 Maddox Blvd., 757-336-330. Partnering with Church of God - offering delivery of FREE pizzas for the month of April. For details CLICK HERE .

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital 20480 Market Street Onancock, VA 23417, 757- 302-2100
Virtual Expectant Parent Tours & Childbirth Preparation Classes : two week sessions
April 27 & 30 - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
May 4, 7, 11, 14 then again May 18, 21, 25, 28 - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
June 1, 4, 8, 11 - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
For more information visit or contact Peter at p or call 757-719-2103. 

Tryfan Gallery 3594 Main St., 757-336-6222. Online Watercolor Classes. Instruction by Daniel P. Turner Thomas. Class dates are April 28, 30. To learn more or sign up CLICK HERE .

Queen Hive Farm 11172 Atlantic Rd Assawoman, VA 23302, 757-990-0017
Facebook Fundraiser . Help feed the working trail horses. To learn more  CLICK HERE
Local Resources
Chincoteague Food Closet   – Open every 3rd Thursday of the month for island residents. Pick up a box of food or have it delivered. For questions or if in need of food sooner, call Craig or Karen at 571-635-2264. 

 Shore Delivery Corps - Now offering pick-up/delivery of food and or medications to those in need. Call 757-801-9950 to learn more or CLICK HERE .
Partner Chambers
Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce
19056 Parkway, Melfa, VA 23410, 757-787-2460

Eastern Shore of Virginia Tourism 19056 Parkway, Melfa, VA 23410, 757-787-8268
Create your FREE Visit ESVA Listing. Sign into VTC's website and add your business or event on this site. Simply scroll to the bottom of the homepage then click "Industry" on the left hand side. If you have any questions call or email to .

Northampton County Chamber of Commerce
16404 Courthouse Road #210, Cape Charles, VA 23310, 757-678-0010

Pocomoke Area Chamber of Commerce 129 Market Street, Pocomoke City, MD 410-957-1919
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