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In 1943, a group of business owners got together to develop the first organization dedicated specifically to serving business in Salem City. Today, the Salem County Chamber of Commerce boasts roughly 380 members comprised of large corporations, manufacturers, small businesses and community leaders county-wide. We have a supportive, active Board of Directors, professional staff, and over 340 active members. Although much has changed in the past several decades, our mission has remained the same. We are still a group of business people dedicated to making Salem County a better place to live, work and do business.


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2017 Best of Salem County Results

Automotive

  • Auto Detailing – BOBBITT AUTO
  • Auto Parts – WILLIAMS AUTO PARTS
  • Auto Repair – HASSLER REPAIR GARAGE
  • Body Shop – PETE’S ROD NEST
  • Machine Shop – MASTER MACHINE
  • New Car Dealership – POINTE BUICK/GMC
  • Towing – CHIP’S AUTOMOTIVE
  • Used Car Sales – BOBBITT AUTO
  • Tire Sales – RB TIRE

Hearth & Home Care

  • Carpet/Floor Covering – MATTEO FAMILY KITCHENS
  • Electrician – ERIC KRISE ELECTRIC
  • Furniture Sales – HITCHNER’S FURNITURE
  • Garden Center – COSTELLO’S GARDEN CENTER
  • Hardware – PENNSVILLE COMMUNITY HARDWARE
  • Heating/HVAC Services – ELDER’S
  • Home Builder – CURRY CONSTRUCTION
  • Home Heating Oil Supply – D & M DISCOUNT FUELS
  • Home Improvement – DRY GUYS BASEMENT SYSTEMS
  • Landscaping – J. THOMAS LANDSCAPING
  • Lawn Maintenance – KUT IT LAWNCARE
  • Lumber – SMICK
  • Outdoor Equipment Sales – CENTRAL JERSEY
  • Painter – JF ELK PAINTING
  • Pest Control – TRI COUNTY PEST CONTROL
  • Plumber – COLLINS PATRICK
  • Pool Supplies – HARMONY POOLS & SPAS
  • Realtor – AMERICAN DREAM REALTY
  • Roofing – REGAL ROOFING

Personal Care

  • Dry Cleaner – TOWNE CLEANERS
  • Laundromat – SUDS YER DUDS
  • Massage Therapist – AMY MARTIN, LMT
  • Shoe Repair – ANTHONY’S SHOE STORE
  • Barber Shop – BARBERSHOP BY DAVID
  • Day Spa – THE COTTAGE RETREAT
  • Hair Salon – SALONE DI BELLEZZA
  • Nail Sculpture – SALEM NAILS
  • Tanning Salon – QUICK TANS
  • Fitness Center (Co-Ed) – JERSEY FITNESS
  • Yoga Studio – BEE INSPIRED YOGA

Retail

  • Online Business – DAWN BISHOP HEALTH COACH
  • Butcher Shop – NIBLOCK’S PORK STORE
  • Antique Store – ROYAL PORT ANTIQUES
  • Best Product Produced in Salem County – MANNINGTON MILLS
  • Cards and Gifts – DONNA’S HALLMARK
  • Country/Primitive Shop – GRASSHOPPER SHOPPE
  • Thrift Store – THE ARC THRIFT STORE
  • Electronics – DAVE’S RADIO SHACK
  • Jewelry – PARKER JEWELERS
  • Florist – GARDEN OF EDEN
  • Liquor/Wine Sales – FORNARO’S
  • Shoe Store – ANTHONY’S SPECIALTY SHOES
  • Western Wear – ZANE’S WESTERN APPAREL
  • Most Unique – HENS & HONEY SHOP

Foods

  • Bakery – DEEB’S BREAD
  • Burgers – EMS CAFÉ
  • BBQ – LAPP’S
  • Caterer – ITALIAN KITCHEN
  • Crabs (Live or Cooked) – SHAG’S
  • Cheese Steaks – SEAGRAVE’S
  • Cup of Coffee – BUD’S MARKET
  • French Fries – PATTYSCAKES CONCESSIONS
  • Subs – SEAGRAVE’S
  • Ice Cream – CREAM VALLEY DAIRY
  • Iced Tea – EMS CAFÉ
  • Pizza – JOE’S PIZZA, WOODSTOWN
  • Chicken Pot Pie SJ Style – EMS CAFÉ
  • Specialty Sandwich – GREYSTONE
  • Water Ice – RITAS
  • Wings – GUS’S PIZZA
  • Wine – AUBURN ROAD VINEYARDS

Pets & Furbabies

  • Dog Breeder – NELSON BORDER COLLIES
  • Pet Grooming – COUNTRY CUTS
  • Pet Kennel/Doggie Daycare – JOYFUL ACRES
  • Veterinarian – TRI COUNTY VET. HOSPITAL
  • Feed Store – TRACTOR SUPPLY
  • Pet Shop – PV PETS
Events

  • Best Event – SEPTEMBERFEST
  • Best Parade – ALLOWAY HALLOWEEN PARADE
  • Town Festival – WOODSTOWN FALL FESTIVAL
  • Fundraising Event – MEALS ON WHEELS GIANT PUMPKIN CARVE

Dining Out

  • Asian Food – THE ORIENT
  • Breakfast – DEEPWATER DINER
  • Diner – POINT 40 DINER
  • Food Truck – ZOAGIE’S
  • Lunch – GREYSTONE CAFÉ
  • Italian Food – DI PAOLO’S ITALIAN RISTORANTER
  • Seafood (Live or Cooked) – SHAG’S
  • Spanish Style Restaurant – SABOR LATINO
  • Tavern – THE CORNER BAR

Healthcare

  • Chiropractor – GOWER FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC
  • Dentist – LEVIN, MOFFETT & LAPALOMENTO
  • Senior Care – FRIENDS VILLAGE AT WOODSTOWN
  • Hospital – INSPIRA
  • Orthodontist – TIE: CENTERTON ORTHODONTICS & TENBROOK ORTHODONTICS
  • Physician Group – SALEM MEDICAL GROUP
  • Physical Therapy – WOODSTOWN PHYSICAL THERAPY
  • Pharmacy – WALGREENS

Arts & Entertainment

  • Graphic Design Services – ZEUS CREATIVE
  • Photographer – MEMORY KEEPER
  • Travel Agency – PATTEN TRAVEL
  • Arts – KIMBERLY ENGLISH ART
  • Tourist Spot – FORT MOTT
  • Lodging – BARRETT’S PLANTATION
  • Musician/Band – TADMORE
  • Golf Course – TOWN & COUNTRY GOLF LINKS
  • Handmade Craftsman/Woman – CRICKER BUGS
  • Hobby Shop/Hobby Supplies – ALLOWAY TRAINS N THINGS
  • Fishing Supplies – SALEM BOAT EXCHANGE
  • Hunting Supplies – SALEM BOAT EXCHANGE

Kids Corner

  • Daycare/Preschool – PRECIOUS TIMES
  • Karate Lessons – RIVER’S EDGE
  • Music Lessons – MANNINGTON MUSIC SCHOOL
  • Pediatrician – DR. PAUL
  • School of Dance – ADAMS DANCE ACADEMY
  • Summer Program – COOMB’S FARM CAMP

Agri-Business

  • Dairy Farm – CADWALLADER FARMS
  • Dog Breeder – NELSON BORDER COLLIES
  • Grain Farm – ROBINSON FARMS
  • Horse Farm – ROBINSON FARMS
  • Livestock Farm – SICKLER BROTHERS
  • Vegetable Farm – AT BUZBY FARMS
  • Corn – AT BUZBY FARMS
  • Honey – FROG OCEAN HONEY
  • Tomatoes – AT BUZBY FARMS
  • Farm Market – MOORE’S
  • Winery – SALEM OAK VINEYARDS

Professional Services

  • Accountant – CROUCH & COMPANY
  • Architect – HUE’S ARCHITECTURE
  • IT Services – ACE ENTERPRISES
  • Attorney – JOHN JORDAN, ESQ.
  • Financial Institution – DEEPWATER INDUSTRIES
  • Financial/Retirement Planner – DEMPSEY WEISS
  • Insurance Agent – HENRY D. YOUNG
  • Notary Public – PAMELA EARNEST
  • Printer – PRINTERS OF SALEM COUNTY
  • Sign Company – F&W GRAPHICS
  • Web Design – GREEN TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
  • Vending/Amusements – 4M VENDING

Leadership Seminar Video

Leadership Seminar presented by Mike Gorman, Ed.D., President of Salem Community College to Chamber Members via a Business Education Seminar.

 

SCC to Offer Reduced Tuition to Chamber of Commerce Members and Government Workers

Starting July 1, Salem Community College will offer a discounted tuition rate of $125 per credit for Salem County Chamber of Commerce members, and municipal and Salem County government employees. 

The rate — a savings of $40 per credit — was approved by the Board of Trustees at its monthly meeting on May 19. 

“The reduced tuition rate is something nice to offer the working people of Salem County,” said President Mike Gorman.  “Naturally, we believe in education and how it is truly the solution to the world’s problems.  We hope that Chamber members and government employees will take advantage of this opportunity to further their education.”

Salem County Chamber of Commerce members or their employees may use the discount.  Salem County municipal employees work in public schools and for townships and boroughs, including police departments.  

The $125 per-credit rate starts in July and applies to all courses offered in the summer, fall and spring. Course fees may still apply.  
For more information, contact Director of Business and Industry Ron Burkhardt at (856) 351-2608 or rburkhardt@salemcc.edu

Important Announcement Regarding NJ Sales Tax Reduction

As you may have heard, NJ State Sales Tax is being reduced effective January 1, 2017.  The final reduction takes place January 1, 2018.

Notice sales and use tax rate change 6.875% sales and use tax rate (P.L. 2016, c. 57) amendments to the sales and use tax act, effective January 1, 2017

The New Jersey Sales and Use Tax will be reduced in two phases between 2017 and 2018. P.L. 2016, c. 57 decreases the Sales and Use Tax rate from 7% to 6.875% on and after January 1, 2017. The tax rate will decrease to 6.625% on and after January 1, 2018. This Notice discusses the transition of the Sales and Use Tax to the lower rates.

Changes for Sellers:

Sellers must collect and remit the tax at the rate of 6.875% on all taxable sales of tangible personal property, specified digital products, and enumerated services that occur on and after January 1, 2017. This rate will remain in effect until December 31, 2017.

The Division of Taxation has updated ST-75, Sales Tax Collection Schedule, which is effective January 1, 2017. Schedule ST-75 rounds the amount of taxes owed to the nearest full cent. All tax calculations should be rounded accordingly. (See, “How to Calculate the Sales Tax” at left.) The tax rate (6.875%) is not rounded when calculating taxes owed.

Taxable Transactions:

The following rules apply to taxable transactions that begin before January 1, 2017, and are completed on or after January 1, 2017, but before January 1, 2018.

Sales Made Before January 1, 2017; Delivery on and After January 1, 2017:

If the tangible personal property or specified digital products are sold and delivered or services are rendered before January 1, 2017, the seller must collect tax at the rate of 7%. If the tangible personal property, specified digital products, or services are sold before January 1, 2017, but the tangible personal property or specified digital products are delivered, or the services rendered on or after January 1, 2017, but before January 1, 2018, the seller must collect tax at the rate of 6.875%.

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SALEM COUNTY
Chamber of Commerce

Salem Community College
Salem Center – Room 109
174 E. Broadway, PO Box 71
Salem, NJ 08079

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Karen Finlaw: 856.351.2244
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