Thank you to all who helped us make this year's Matawan Day Street Festival our largest yet. According to a reliable source, there were over 4,000 attendees throughout the day. Special thanks to the Committee Members and Volunteers who made it possible.

We would also like to once again thank our sponsors, the entertainers and the 170 vendors who lined the streets this past Saturday afternoon. A huge thank you to the Borough of Matawan, the DPW, Matawan police and fire departments, and Bayshore EMS for their support, and a shout out to Cathy Zavorskas, the Special Events Coordinator, for putting it all together.
Upcoming Chamber Events:
  • October 14th: Save the Date for Wine & Cheese Celebration and Ribbon Cutting for Bedle Funeral Home. Details to follow.

  •  October 29th: New Member Welcome Breakfast. Details to follow.

  • November 2nd: Luncheon at Sahara 34. Details to follow.
Chamber Member News:
Welcome New Member: GlowJob Studio, LLC
GlowJob Studio is a unique mobile spray tanning experience where we provide you with a gorgeous custom airbrush spray tan right in the comfort of your own home! We come to your residence, hotel or office and bring everything needed to get you the ultimate glow. Your color will be custom-blended depending on your current skin type and we include all the extras in our pricing. Read more
Welcome New Member: Fastkix Taekwondo
For over 30 years, Grandmaster Kevin Balon and his son Master Charles Ferrone have operated Fastkix Taekwondo in Spotswood, training thousands of students in taekwondo and kickboxing. Their second location at 74 Freneau Avenue in Minisink Mall will open on Monday, October 4th. Classes are offered Monday through Saturday in a state-of-the-art facility with over 2000 square feet total space including a brand-new custom training floor and a beautiful glassed-in guest waiting room. Learn more
Welcome New Member: Tao & Zen
At Tao & Zen Acupuncture, the patient is always the most important person in the room. The focus of an acupuncture is to treat the person rather than a condition; by listening to the patient, gathering the facts, and looking at the big picture, a personalized treatment plan is developed and tweaked as needed according to patient feedback. Ultimately, acupuncture works by stimulating the body’s innate ability to heal itself. Safe, drug-free treatments are available to alleviate a host of ailments and to reach and maintain optimal health.
Happy 10 Year Anniversary To: Rejuvenate Center for Medical Aesthetics and Wellness
We are celebrating our 10 year anniversary!
Dr. Patel is a highly skilled physician and surgeon, trained by world-renowned cosmetic surgeons,
she performs a full range of cosmetic procedures, reconstructive surgeries, and wellness treatments with over 15 years of experience.

Because every woman and man's needs are different, we offer many options here at Rejuvenate Center for Medical Aesthetics and Wellness.
We are a full-service wellness and medspa offering botox, fillers, laser treatments, facials, body contouring, cosmetic gynecological surgery, gynecology, hormone replacement therapy, weight loss treatments, vitamin injections, iv infusion therapy, and much more!
Dr. Falguni Patel, FACOG
1340 Route 34
Aberdeen, NJ 07747
TEL: 732-444-4859
Annual Matawan PBA Oktoberfest, Saturday Oct. 16th from 1:00 - 6:00pm at Washington Engine Fire Co.
See attached for further information.
New time and date for radio show "Getting Ahead in Business with Milton Paris". See attached for info.
Fall Sale from the Woman's Club of Matawan on Saturday, October 9th. Hand made crafts and attic treasures. See attached for details.
Also, you are invited to attend their Open House Make & Take on Oct. 13th to see what the Woman's Club of Matawan is all about and how you can become involved in this dynamic community organization. See flyer here.
Welcome New Members for August & September:
Core Zone Integrated Medical & Wellness, Dr. James Corregano
Fastkix Taekwondo, Kevin Balon
GlowJob Studio, Claire Esposito
Franklin Property Services LLC, Matt Franklin
Old Bridge School of Dance, Ashlei Trowbridge

Welcome Back Returning Members:
Costco of Marlboro
Washington Engine Co. #1
Business News
How to prepare for 2022's Plastic Ban
All Retail Stores, Groceries, and Food Service Businesses Statewide: To help businesses to prepare for the new law, P.L.2020 c.117, effective May 4, 2022, the NJ Business Action Center has prepared a downloadable flyer, explaining the key elements of the law. For easy reference and access to key information and links, see attached flyer
Help Wanted
Job Candidates Available from Matawan High School

Matawan Regional High School has a pool of candidates seeking after-school and weekend positions. If you would like to have your job openings shared with interested students please email them to Amanda Longo at
CareOne of Holmdel is now hiring for Part Time and Full Time Positions.

Stop & Shop of Aberdeen Hiring Evening Shift.

Questions – please contact Jeffrey Larsen at or call 732-290-7544
Attention Members: If you have a job you would like to post please send the information to: MACOC can now post your jobs here on our website, as well as in our newsletter.
Library News: Chromebook Lending Program
To increase access to the Internet and the library's digital resources, especially among our community’s senior population who have been particularly impacted during the pandemic, the Matawan Aberdeen Public Library is pleased to offer a new Chromebook lending program.

Each of the five Chromebooks (laptop computers) available for loan are embedded with a Wi-Fi hotspot for ease of use where no Internet connection is available. Read Flyer
Latest on Economic Recovery
NJEDA Announces Small Business Lease Grant Program
Eligible businesses and nonprofits must enter a new lease, lease amendment, or lease extension that includes at least 250 square feet of street-level office, commercial, or retail space. Read more about it here. 
Stay connected the easy way- with Text Alerts!
MACOC CONNECT (text service) provides members with quick alerts to Chamber Events, Programs & News. Members can text MACOC to 888-739-5733 to join.
Put YOUR Business in the Spotlight!
Have you sent us your 'Spotlight Series' write-up?
Our Spotlight email is sent to over 1,000 people. Just email us your 'write-up': it should be no longer than 250 words and typed into an email or word document. Best of all- it's free way to promote your business. Submit it with a copy of your logo and/or photos.
New Corporate Sponsor Opportunities
There are still openings for at least one more Corporate Sponsor and for Networking Sponsors. Contact Linda at for more information.
New Member Offer: Save $25
Want to become a member? Join by October 31st and we will waive the one-time $25 registration fee!
Note: It is just the registration fee that is waived. You still need to pay the annual dues for your category. You can send in a check for dues by downloading the form. or Click here to join! and pay by credit card.
Business Resources
The New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC) is a business-first resource that can help you get answers from government agencies, all at no cost and strictly confidential. Call the business helpline at 1-800-JERSEY-7 for help or more information. For information on COVID relief for businesses visit
Check out the many Workshops for Entrepreneurs and Businesses at Brookdale. Visit their website to find out more.
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