Wednesday, January 15, 2020
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa, Atlantic City

Opportunities & Growth:
Casinos, Sports Betting & Workforce 
Development in the Gaming Industry

Join us for a conversation about Atlantic City's casino industry, the popularity of sports betting in New Jersey and the workforce development needs and opportunities in the area.


Marcus G. Glover
President & COO
Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa
The Honorable 
James T. Plousis
New Jersey Casino 
Control Commission

Legislative Reception: Honoring the Leaders & Members of the South Jersey Legislative Delegation
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Adelphia Restaurant, Deptford

CCSNJ Hires Hilary Beckett, Former Cabinet Liaison to Governor Murphy
The Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey (CCSNJ) is excited to announce the addition of Hilary Beckett to the Chamber team as the organization's manager of government affairs. Ms. Beckett will serve as CCSNJ's primary lobbyist in Trenton and is responsible for the planning and execution of CCSNJ's policy committee meetings.
Most recently, Ms. Beckett served as cabinet liaison in the Office of Governor Phil Murphy. In this role, Ms. Beckett was the principal point of contact between the front office and various cabinet departments including the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Board of Public Utilities, Department of Environmental Protection, Office of the Secretary of Higher Education and several others. She was also responsible for ensuring each department properly executed the administration's policy initiatives and assisted in the execution of the department's long and short-term objectives.
Prior to her role in the Murphy Administration, Ms. Beckett served as chief of staff to Senator Troy Singleton of the Seventh Legislative District.

Ms. Beckett holds a Bachelor of Science in political science, with a concentration in international studies, from Rowan University. She currently resides in Bordentown, NJ.

CCSNJ Announces Promotions of Mary Bennett and Josephine Tanopo
CCSNJ is also pleased to announce the promotions of two dedicated team members. Mary Bennett has been promoted into the new role of director of member experience. Ms. Bennett will serve as the primary customer service liaison with CCSNJ members, and lead efforts to increase engagement within member companies, improve the member experience and ensure membership retention. Ms. Bennett joined the Chamber's special events team in 2016 and was promoted to manager of special events in 2019. During her tenure, she has been responsible for planning and executing the organization's highly rated special events and programs, while improving internal processes to ensure efficiency.
Josephine Tanopo has been promoted to digital communications manager and will have increased responsibility in developing and implementing an organizational communications plan to enhance the Chamber's brand with internal and external audiences. Ms. Tanopo was hired in 2017 as design and communications specialist and has been responsible for elevating the Chamber's printed and digital communications.  
Please join us in welcoming Hilary to the Chamber family, and congratulating Mary and Josephine on their well-earned promotions.

Sarah Jones, Esq.
Chaired by Sarah Jones, Esq., Director, Government Affairs at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, the Congressional Action Committee   features members of the region's Congressional delegation and U.S. Senate at meetings throughout the year.

Next meeting: Friday, February 14, 2020
Featuring: Congressman Donald Norcross

Interested in joining this committee? Contact Mary Bennett at or 
( 856) 424-7776 ext. 122.
January 16
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
January 30
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
CCSNJ is a member-driven organization
that advocates for economic prosperity by  uniting business and community leaders.

To be the most influential business organization in  the region by empowering our members to grow,  prosper and build a dynamic community.

  • We put MEMBERS FIRST providing them with unparalleled value and exceptional service.
  • We CONNECT business and community leaders to build sustainable professional relationships.
  • We foster an INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY that embraces the diversity of the companies, organizations and individuals we serve.
  • We ADVOCATE for business interests that support the betterment of our members and the region.
  • We COLLABORATE with members and legislative leaders to STRATEGICALLY INFLUENCE public policy impacting business operations and profitability
AC Electric's Stockbridge: Push to improve electric vehicle infrastructure is good for climate, South Jersey economy
Atlantic City Electric President Gary Stockbridge is trying to stay ahead of the curve. Better yet, he is trying to make sure the utility he heads is a leader in the state's effort to battle climate change and make the transition to a clean-energy infrastructure.
It's why AC Electric made an extensive filing to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities this week, outlining plans to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure, offer rebates and special rates for residents and businesses, and help electrify public transportation.

Innovative Regional Healthcare Provider is Expanding, Rebranding
Stradley Ronon congratulates regional provider of healthcare services for people with autism and other neurological conditions has announced a new name and look, as well as a major expansion.

Voorhees-based CNNH NeuroHealth is changing its name to NeurAbilities Healthcare, to better reflect its services. The rebranding includes a colorful new logo and a fresh website launched on January 1.

All Patient First Medical Centers are open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day of the year, including holidays. Patient First provides non-appointment urgent care for routine injuries and illnesses, as well as primary care for patients who do not have a regular physician. Each Patient First center has on-site digital x-ray, on-site laboratory, and on-site prescription drugs. Patient First currently operates medical centers in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Patient First's Southern New Jersey offices are located in Voorhees, Cherry Hill, Delran, Sicklerville, and Woodbury.


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