Wednesday, February 17, 2016
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
The Mansion on Main Street, Voorhees

featuring  Assemblyman Troy Singleton
Assemblyman Troy Singleton represents the 7th Legislative District, which includes most of Burlington County.  The Assemblyman serves as Chairman of the Assembly State and Local Government Committee, Vice Chairman of the Assembly Education Committee and a member of the Assembly Budget Committee. 

Please join us to hear from Assemblyman Singleton who plans to discuss his legislative priorities for the new Legislative  Session and other issues of importance to the South Jersey business community.


Legislative Reception
On January 20, legislators and CCSNJ members gathered for our annual Legislative Reception as we honored members of the State Senate and General Assembly who represent Southern New Jersey.  Full coverage

Committed to Camden
It's no secret that Camden, the City Invincible, has faced its fair share of challenges in recent history. Once a booming industrial center of the early 20th century, the city eventually faltered and saw its prosperity crumble, giving way to crime, poverty and poor quality of life for many residents.  Full coverage

Good Morning South Jersey
On January 29, CCSNJ members gathered to hear from two expert political strategists from opposite sides of the aisle. The experts discussed the current state of the presidential race, spoke to the current slate of Democratic and Republican candidates and more.  Full coverage

Saving for Your Child's Education
By Angela C. Titus McEwan
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Aside from the purchase of a home, the investment that you make in your child's education will be the largest investment that you make during your lifetime.  This is even truer if you have more than one child who pursues higher education, and this does not include payments for preschool or other private schooling prior to a child's seeking a college degree. And, with seemingly no end in sight for these costs that increase each year at a rate higher than general inflation, how to save and how much to save are constant questions on the minds of every parent.  Moreover, families teetering on the edge of qualifying for financial aid worry about how any savings may impact that qualification...  Go to full story  
Toni Pergolin, M.A., CPA
President & CEO
As the chief executive officer of Bancroft, the fifth-largest employer in Camden County, New Jersey, Toni Pergolin is responsible for overseeing all of the nonprofit's programs and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism and acquired brain injuries.

Under Ms. Pergolin's leadership, Bancroft has moved its mission forward in many ways, including expanding services to meet the growing needs of children and adults and their families, increasing its partnerships and professional affiliations, while also significantly improving financial systems and management.

Committee Chairman
Bruce S. Katcher, Esq.
Manko, Gold, Katcher 
& Fox, LLP
Bruce S. Katcher, Esq., chairs the Environment Committee, which hosts four meetings per year to discuss environment-related legislation and regulations and to hear from the state's top policymakers on these issues

Next Meeting:     Wednesday, March 2, 2016
                           8:30 - 10:30 a.m. 
       Woodcrest Country Club, Cherry Hill
Speaker:             Daniel M. Kennedy, PP/AICP, MCRP
                           Assistant Commissioner, Water 
                           Resources Management, NJDEP



February 4
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

February 11
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

February 18
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

January 27, 2016
Compromise Reached on State Control of Atlantic City's Finances 

On January 26, Governor Chris Christie, Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Atlantic City Mayor Donald Guardian held a press conference announcing that a compromise had been reached to allow the state to take control of Atlantic City's finances for a period of no longer than five years. 

Citing the City's dire budgetary deficit and the need to control spending, the Governor and Senate President announced that new legislation would be introduced, which will  expand the responsibility and decision-making authority of the State's Division of Local Government Services and the Local Finance Board, including...  Click here for the full Legislative Update

Governor Christie: This Is About Making The Economy Work For The People Of Atlantic City
Governor Christie: This Is About Making The Economy Work For The People Of Atlantic City
Expansion of Gaming Outside Atlantic City
CCSNJ President & CEO Opposes Gaming Expansion Outside of AC


February 4
The ChopHouse

February 11
Adelphia Restaurant

February 17

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February 22

February 24

February 25

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Rita Bohus
General Manager
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The Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year Award is currently seeking nominations. The deadline is February 15, 2016, and the event is slated to take place on May 19, 2016.

The award was developed in 2001 to celebrate the Human Resources industry and to recognize those in the HR profession who exemplify outstanding achievement within our local human resources community.


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