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County Tourism & Partners Kick Off Summer Season 2018

Major events and contest winners announced as #MonmouthSummer begins The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders gathered with local partners on Manasquan Beach today to announce the beginning of the 2018 summer tourism season. “Monmouth County is the perfect place to spend time or vacation in the summer and we are ready to welcome visitors,” said Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to the County’s Public Information and Tourism Division. “We have miles of beautiful beaches, [...]

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Increase in Monmouth County Summer Tourism

County Tourism & Partners Tout Record Summer Season On a beautiful fall day, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and local civic leaders provided a review of the 2017 summer season and gave a glimpse of what’s to come in the months ahead. “Monmouth County had a great summer with many local events seeing record attendance,” said Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to the County’s Department of Public Information and Tourism. “There may have been more cloudy and rainy days than we [...]

Seeking Charities to Join Employee Giving Campaign

County Seeks Additional Charities to Join Employee Giving Campaign Unaffiliated charitable organizations must apply by July 10th The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders is inviting charitable organizations to join the 2017/2018 Monmouth County Public Employee Charitable Campaign. “Independent charitable organizations that are not already participating are invited to join the County’s annual charitable campaign,” said Freeholder Director Lillian G. Burry who is the 2017/2018 campaign chairwoman. “We know that there are many local not-for-profit [...]

Facebook Live Fast Start Training Course

Dear Readers, Lately, it seems like everyone's talking about using live video. Yet, while just turning on your smartphone camera and shooting video can seem simple; it doesn’t include the path to success to using video for your business. But in the hands of a skilled expert (she hates me using that word, but she really is!) you can learn how to use Facebook live so it becomes a winning strategy for you to connect [...]

Job Fair for Veterans and Their Families

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, along with the Ocean County Workforce Development Board and the Toms River Elks Lodge #1875 will be hosting a job fair for veterans and their families. The job fair is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 27 at the Elks Lodge, 600 Washington St., here. “With Ocean County being home to over 60,000 veterans, this is a great opportunity for [...]

Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business

National Women’s History Month 2017 Theme (National Women’s History Project) www.nwhp.org. Scroll to end of this article for info on Ocean County Women's History Month poster contest. The 2017 theme for National Women’s History Month honors women who have successfully challenged the role of women in both business and the paid labor force. Women have always worked, but often their work has been undervalued and unpaid. The 2017 Honorees represent many diverse backgrounds and each made [...]

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Monmouth County Christmas Tree Farm Directory

Grown in Monmouth’ adds all-new Christmas tree directory Residents can shop locally-grown trees just in time for the holidays The Division of Economic Development of Monmouth Country recently launched an interactive Christmas Tree Farm Directory as a way for residents and visitors to pick their own tree and support local agriculture this holiday season. The directory is the latest addition to the “Grown in Monmouth” program and can be accessed at www.growninmonmouth.com “This is a [...]

“Buy Local” Helps Bolster Local Economy

Shop Local, Buy Local Whether you’re looking for that special gift for mom or that hard to buy for aunt, shopping is better and easier when you buy locally. “It’s a simple message that Ocean County promotes throughout the year and especially around the holidays,” said Freeholder Joseph H. Vicari, who serves as liaison to business development. “When you buy local you are helping to support our ‘mom and pop’ establishments. “These are stores located [...]

“Grown in Monmouth” Marketing Logo For Businesses

“Grown in Monmouth” Marketing Logo Available for use by Monmouth County’s Agricultural Community and Businesses In the fall of 2015, the United States Department of Agriculture awarded the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders a Rural Business Enterprise Grant to assess the rural agricultural industry in Monmouth County, evaluate current trends and future opportunities to expand the industry, and to develop a marketing strategy to promote and market local agricultural products. The logo is the [...]

Monmouth County Job Fair Set for September 30th

The Monmouth County Fall Job Fair is open to the public and will take place at Collins Arena on the campus of Brookdale Community College (note: this is not a college job fair). The 2016 Monmouth County Fall Job Fair is a partnership of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Monmouth County Workforce Investment Board, Monmouth County Division of Workforce Development, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Monmouth-Ocean Development Council and Brookdale [...]

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