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8th Annual Oakland Toys For Tots Santa Train!

We are excited to announce this year’s Toys For Tots Santa Train coming to Oakland on November 30, 2019 at 12PM! The train will stop across the street from Krauszer’s in Bush Plaza.

This Annual US MARINE CORPS TOYS FOR TOTS CAMPAIGN is a very heartfelt event in our community. Efforts in Oakland are pulled together by the Oakland Public Events Committee and the Oakland Community of Commerce.

Please help bring joy to a child’s holiday by dropping off a new unwrapped toy… Toys for Tots boxes are at the following locations so far:

American Woman Fitness Center
Columbia Bank
Creative Kids Learning Academy
Dance Theatre of New Jersey
Dogwood Elementary School
Dunkin Donuts, Franklin Lakes
Franklin Lakes Library
Franks Pizza
Heights Elementary School
Holiday Bowl
JB Pet Supply
Kids Interactive Day School
Manito Elementary School
Oakland Public Library
Our Lady of Perpetual Health Church
Prestige Gymnastic
Shop Rite
Soccer Post
Sport Clips Haircuts of Oakland
Square One Kids
The Learning Experience
W’s Bar & Grill

The collected toys will be delivered to Bush Plaza from these locations and loaded onto the Santa Train.

OCOC Members:
Thank you for being an active community business leader and for your participation and support of our 7th annual Toys For Tots Campaign!

Volunteers always needed:
Come out to help us set up the event tent with trees, lights, Christmas decor, photo background, etc.

We also invite our members to promote their businesses by providing coupons or other free giveaways (similar to the Fever Pitch or Car Show events) that will be delivered during the event.

Please email us at oaklandcofc@gmail.com for more information.

Upcoming Meeting Schedule –
NOVEMBER 5 – 8:30 am
DECEMBER 3 – 5:30 pm


We invite all Oakland businesses and residents to join us in building relationships and supporting our small local businesses as well as our local arts and recreational communities.  Being a part of the Oakland Community of Commerce, we can all help Oakland to remain the thriving destination town that it has always been.



The Oakland Community of Commerce is organized
to achieve the objectives of: Promoting business and
community growth and development by: promoting
economic programs designed to strengthen and
expand the income potential of all business within
the trade area; promoting programs of a civic, social
and cultural nature which are designed to increase the
functional and aesthetic values of the community;
and discovering and correcting abuses which prevent the
promoting of business expansion and community growth.


Message from Chairman Brian Gargano

I wish to take this opportunity to personally thank you for your interest in joining the Oakland Community of Commerce. Membership in the group is a great business decision that gives you a competitive “Edge” in the local and regional business community where the Oakland Community of Commerce is dedicated to making Oakland a better place to live, play, work and conduct business.

As the only business development and advocacy organization for businesses in Oakland, we are committed to creating a healthy and vibrant economy while protecting and advancing the interest of our members and the community as a whole. We are dedicated to working with Oakland residents, businesses, educational and governmental partners to provide a positive business environment and improve the quality of life in Oakland.

We encourage all residents to shop in Oakland to help make Oakland more prosperous. Our board and all of our members are available to the community in whatever capacity we are needed; to protect, to encourage, and to preserve our recreational life-style and our environment.