Southern Ocean Chamber Launches Women In Business Roundtable

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SHIP BOTTOM – Starting the year off with making new connections should be a must for women doing business in the Long Beach Island Region. Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has scheduled monthly roundtables hosted in women owned or operated businesses for the next several months as part of their 2020 Vision strategic plan. The first discussion will be held at Universal Cabinetry Design at 2500 Long Beach Blvd. beginning at 10 a.m. on January 31. This is a free networking event with RSVP to Southern Ocean Chamber office.

  “The purpose of these meetings is to strengthen the opportunities for women doing business in our community” stated Lori Pepenella, CEO of the Southern Ocean Chamber. “It is an informal way to build relationships and create a support system for women in any chapter of their career.”

The roundtable’s will feature coffee, discussion topic, resources available for geared for professional development for women, and networking. January’s discussion will be Organization Tips for Women Who Wear Many Hats, and will have information regarding business tools available from the Ocean County Library.

To RSVP for Women in Business Roundtable hosted at Universal Cabinetry Design, contact Southern Ocean Chamber at 609-494-7211, stop into their commerce center at 265 W. Ninth St. in Ship Bottom or visit them online at