“Someplace Special”

Money Magazine: 3rd Best Place to Live in the Nation

Readers’ Digest: 23rd Best Place in the Country to Raise a Family

Fortune Magazine voted: One of the Five Best Places to Retire

To The Community, Chamber Membership, Visitors and Tourists:

The Toms River – Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites you to rediscover ‘The Good Life’ in Ocean County.

Whether you are a resident, visitor or tourist, the Ocean County Area is ‘Someplace Special’ for you.

Enjoy 45 miles of the best, cleanest, white sandy beaches and ocean on the east coast — utilize our myriad of recreational attractions and facilities at the boardwalk, visit historic downtown Toms River for shops and restaurants, take a cruise on The River Lady, shop across town at a large 96 store indoor mall and the many shops and accommodations on Route 37 East and West, visit historic Hangar 1 at the Lakehurst Naval Air Engineering Station, or take a 45 minute drive to Six Flags Great Adventure Amusement Park in Jackson.

Ocean County boasts a vast library system, excellent medical centers and facilities, various churches and religious centers and outstanding educational institutions.  This has proven to be a priority and enhancement to families considering relocation to Ocean County.

The Chamber offices, located at Hooper and Bay Avenues, operates a full-service information and referral center.

Building a strong business future in Ocean County is one of the primary goals of the Chamber of Commerce.  Our full menu of services and benefits to our membership of over 850, also benefits the community and its visitors.

As Chamber Board Chairman and President, we encourage members to become actively involved.  Get to know mayors of surrounding towns, governing bodies … get to meet your senators, assemblymen, freeholders and department heads of these agencies.  Utilize the opportunity to truly experience the reward of being part of a group of ‘people helping people to develop the Ocean County area as a great place to live, work and enjoy recreation.

For Chamber Members that are not able to actively participate, we sincerely appreciate your financial support of the Chamber and thank you, as we endeavor to build a viable economic base in the Ocean County area for all businesses to flourish.

Chamber members make an investment in our area, financially and through community service.  They provide jobs and security for Ocean County families – this is… ‘the American Dream – the Good Life.’  We encourage visitors and residents to do business with members.  Call the Chamber of Commerce at 732-349-0220 for referrals of the best goods and services available.

We welcome you to the use of Chamber benefits and services.

   With God’s Blessings,


   Robert C. Shea, Chairman          Lucy Greene, President