Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Hear from Assembly Majority Leader Louis D. Greenwald as he discusses Governor Murphy’s updated budget proposal, an update on his bills to help Atlantic City and general business updates as it relates to COVID.

Friday, September 11, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Please join us for an update from NJDHS Commissioner Carole Johnson on how the Department continues to assist the state’s most vulnerable residents to manage the spread in our state. CCSNJ’s Health Issues Committee Chairman Ward Sanders will moderate a conversation with the leaders of South Jersey’s major hospital systems about the impact of the pandemic, their collaborative efforts to protect our community, and their insights on how South Jersey is positioned to move forward.

Monday, September 14, 2020
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.


Join us for small group networking! Throughout the program we will ask fun poll questions to help break the ice.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Get the pulse on the South Jersey economy at this forum featuring industry experts. Our panel will report on current conditions and provide a six-month outlook in their respective business sectors relative to the Southern New Jersey marketplace.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Hear from Democrat and Republican leaders of the Assembly Budget Committee as they discuss Governor Phil Murphy’s revised FY2021 state budget proposal. The panel will discuss their thoughts on the proposed budget, how negotiations are proceeding on a condensed timeline and what their expectations are for a final budget before the unprecedented September 30 budget deadline.

Thursday, September 17, 2020
1:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Hear from Christine C. Winn, FACHE, Senior Vice President, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and Physician Alignment, Cooper University Health Care on "The Power of No: The Importance of Setting Realistic Boundaries and Goals".

Network with fellow CCSNJ members in a fun and relaxing virtual atmosphere!
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The Arc of Atlantic County is pleased to announce the I. Rice & Company Presents: The Arc of Atlantic County Golf Pro-Am Tournament Thursday, October 22, 2020, at Galloway National Golf Club, Galloway, NJ. The Arc of Atlantic County Pro-Am Golf Tournament, in its third year, the event pairs Pro-Golfers from golf clubs in the region with amateur golfers, competing for a prize purse of $11,000. This tournament prize purse ranks as one of the highest Pro-Am prize purses in New Jersey. The event’s current sponsors are I. Rice & Company, and ShopRite. Other sponsorship opportunities are available. Visit our website at thearcatlantic.org/golf. Learn More>>
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Rowan College at Burlington County Workforce Development Institute Catalog 2020-2021
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Our Workforce Development Institute (WDI) is a nationally-recognized program built to address the growing needs in workforce development. We leverage and consolidate all county resources into a powerful, centralized unit. With WDI, you’ll receive employment opportunities, career counseling, educational programs and business solutions to address workforce development needs within the state of New Jersey. View Catalog>>
To meet the evolving energy needs of its customers and advance a clean energy future, Atlantic City Electric has proposed a major project to modernize and enhance the energy grid across its service area in southern New Jersey. In a filing today with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), the company outlined its plans to build a Smart Energy Network across the company’s entire service area, including installing smart meters, also referred to as advanced metering infrastructure, and upgrading the local energy grid with specialized networking equipment. Read More>>
Jefferson Health’s 3 New Jersey Hospitals Receive Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award
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SJI (NYSE: SJI) remains committed to clean energy initiatives in support of the goals of our region. Consistent with this commitment, we are excited to announce today the formation of Catamaran Renewables (Catamaran), a joint venture between SJI subsidiary Marina Energy and renewable industry-leader Captona, to develop, own and operate renewable energy projects. Read More>>
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WHAT: A virtual gala featuring a wine tasting and a performance!
WHEN: Friday, September 11th
TIME: 7PM- approx. 7:40PM
WHERE: Your computer! (link to be provided soon)
WHY: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the American Cancer Society is expecting a serious financial shortfall this year.

We must continue to support cancer patients.

Tickets are $100 and include your wine tasting kit. Your wine tasting kit will include two bottles of wine, two wine glasses, snacks, and more!

Ticket sales will close on Sunday, August 30th.

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