Join us Sept 20th for a Luncheon at A Salute!
Where & When: A Salute, 74 Main St., Matawan on September 20th, 12:00 - 1:30

Speakers: Joan Roum of Matawan-Aberdeen Hometown Shopper and Bill Strang of Wiley Promotions.  

Both are honored recipients of the Chamber’s 2022 MAC Award for Outstanding Service and have provided outstanding service to their customers and the Chamber for many years. 

Topic: Why customer service is so important to branding and promoting your business  “It’s All About the Service – It’s what makes people seek you out, it’s why they keep coming back, and it’s why they refer you to others”
Cost: $22 Members and $27 Non-members

Please register or rsvp by Sept 19th. $5 additional charge without rsvp or registration.
Save the dates for Upcoming Fall Events.
September 24th - Aberdeen Day
All are Welcome - visit Aberdeen's website

October 1st (raindate Oct. 2.) - Matawan Day Street Festival - All are Welcome - visit

October 18th - The annual networking after-hours event at Kearny Bank is back. Details to follow.
Chamber Member News:
Welcome New Members for July and August:
  Blue Umbrella Waterproofing, Steve Karlik
  Chop Studios, Chris Guoci & Dave Sturchio
Donna Bruno, Coldwell Banker Realty, Donna Bruno
  Function Forward Physical Therapy, Diomary Silva-Colon
  Greyshore Studios, Robert Horvath
  Jason Peist, Architect
  Matassa Real Estate Services @ Wildfire Realty, Joseph "Jay" Matassa
  Only Nail Studio, Marieli Chacon
  Pivotal Pilates, Jennifer Barbieri
  Serenici Yoga by Ciara LLC, Ciara Fazio
  Studio 34, Cori Dussman
  Thrivent Financial, Matthew Saldutti
New Member Spotlights
This section is normally reserved for new member write-ups. We are happy to announce that due to the overwhelming number of new members who have joined the Chamber over the summer, we will be sending out a separate email as a "Spotlight" highlighting those new members who have submitted their write-ups to us. Please watch your emails for this special spotlight and be sure to welcome them to the chamber. The new member write-ups will continue to be posted on our website in the New Member Section once they have been published.
All Around Matawan Aberdeen issue #1!
All Around Matawan Aberdeen, a monthly publication highlighting all that is good in our towns, has launched its first issue and will be mailed to the residents of Matawan & Aberdeen, as well as to some of the surrounding communities. 

The Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate David Lee Hernandez, Jr., Founder & Publisher, Anthony Cosentino, Editor, and Donna Delgrosso, Advertising Consultant on this highly anticipated publication. The digital version can be viewed here. Watch your mailboxes for the printed version to be arriving soon.
Free Concert from Chamber Member Arcadian Chorale
The Arcadian Chorale led by Music Director Marina Alexander will perform “American Spirit,” a program commemorating September 11 with vocal works by American composers. This free concert is sponsored by the Monmouth County Library as part of its Centennial Performance Series. Click for flyer.
Teri Burrows will speak about Caregivers Volunteers. Come by, see who we are and what we do, join us in our programs, find out what is in store for the year, and check out our space for rentals. Please RSVP for a cupcake to decorate (and eat or take home)! click for flyer Email:
Two Woman's Club of Matawan Events:
Join the Woman's Club on September 12, 2022 at 11 am for an Open House, Make and Take with yummy cupcake decorating, and a short program.

There will also be a Luncheon & Games Fundraiser, Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 11 am- 2pm. Click for flyer.
Fun Happenings in Aberdeen and Matawan:
Lakeside Dining and Dancing in the Moonlight at Lake Lefferts!
Two September evenings of music, dining and dancing on Saturday, Sept 10 and Saturday, Sept 17th. Click here for flyer with details.
Click here for all the Fall events in Aberdeen brought to you by the Recreation Department of the Township of Aberdeen
Aberdeen and Matawan Day Info
Come one, come all to:
Aberdeen Day - Sept. 24, 2022 Click here for more information on the many activities and vendor information
Matawan Day Street Festival - Oct. 1, 2022 (raindate Oct.2) 
Applications for vendors being accepted until September 15th (late fee will apply if there are still spots available after 9/15). Visit our website for applications & info.
Wanted - Volunteers for a couple of hours during the day. Email us at to find out how you can get involved.
We now offer Member Job Postings
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. Know someone looking for a job? Visit our job posting section on the website.
Get FREE advertising with our Spotlight Series!
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. Members Only!
State of NJ Business News
Meet With State Agencies to Help Your N.J. Business Grow
Connect and network with state agencies, technical assistance providers, and lenders to grow your business by attending Resources for Growth, a free event on September 21st, 2022 from 2:00-5:00 pm at Rowan College at Burlington County. Attendees can meet one-on-one with representatives of the New Jersey Business Action Center, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the Department of the Treasury, the Board of Public Utilities, the Small Business Development Center, and others.
Need Funding For Your Business? Get help here!
There is one spot to search through multiple State funding opportunities, and you can filter it by type of funding – loan, grant, tax credit, etc – and even type of industry. Get results customized for your business today at Business.NJ.Gov/Funding
Business Resources
Free training programs offered by NJDOL- for all businesses with 1 employee to 1,000 employees.
Click here for the flyer on the free Occupational Safety Training Program.  
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.
Check out the many Workshops for Entrepreneurs and Businesses at Brookdale. Visit their website to find out more.
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