Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce
June 3, 2019

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Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce
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The Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce Cordially Invites you to Business After Hours

  Wednesday, June 5    
5 - 7:30 PM 
 
Tiki Mojito   
 
525 Bayway Avenue, Elizabeth  
 
 
Bring Friends & Business Associates!
 
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FREE Admission with a Reservation
***Appetizers and Happy Hour Cash Bar***
 
   
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Mark your Calendars: June 28!!  
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The Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce
in conjunction with
Union Township Chamber of Commerce
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Cordially Invites You to Attend The
23rd Annual Legislative Breakfast
 
City, County, State & Federal Officials are Scheduled to Attend
 
Friday, June 28, 2019 From 8:00 - 10:00AM
At
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County -Union Club
1050 Jeanette Avenue, Union, NJ
 
 
Featured Guest Speakers will include: 

Mayor Michele Delisfort, Township of Union 

Eduardo Rodriguez, Director of Planning & Community Development City of Elizabeth

Bette Jane Kowalski, Union County Freeholder Chair

Assemblyman Jamel Holley 
 
 
 
Admission
Members in Advance - $20.00 per Person
Prospective Members in Advance - $30.00 per Person
 
An Additional $5.00 per person will be Charged at the Door for those without a reservation.
 
 
Respond by June 21st at Noon by calling (908) 355-7600
Or Click Here to RSVP and pay via PayPal
 
Do not miss this excellent opportunity to mingle with local legislators!  
 
ASK ABOUT THE $100 DISPLAY TABLE OPPORTUNITY!! 
 
10 MEMBERS ONLY can have a Sponsorship Display to promote their business! 
Mark your Calendars!!  
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Event Sponsors             $3500
Cocktail Hour Sponsors  $2500
Reception Sponsors       $1500
Dinner Sponsors            $1500
Cruise Sponsors            $1500
Dessert Sponsors          $1500
Printing Sponsors          $1000
Diamond Sponsors        $ 750
Platinum Sponsors        $ 500
Gold Sponsors              $ 250
 
Tickets on Sale: $150 per guest!

If you have any questions or would like to confirm your sponsorship or attendance now, please call our office at 908-355-7600.
 
Messages & events from your Fellow Members
  TONIGHT!
COOL ART IN JUNE, OPENING RECEPTION

MONDAY, JUNE 3
6:30 - 8 PM

It's that time again!
Time for COOL ART IN JUNE!

The Elizabeth Arts Council (EAC) will be opening its annual group show Monday, June 3, at the Elizabeth Public Library, third floor exhibit area.

The show will continue through the month of June.

Featured artists are:
Raymond Horner
Jessica Sucuzhanay
Joanne Leone
Daphnie Manzione
Sharon Curia
Marjorie Picard
Paula Borenstein

See and be seen as you start your summer with the EAC and COOL ART IN JUNE!

Summer or Fall EXCLUSIVE Vacation Opportunity for Chamber Members!
 
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Call 908-557-5222 ext 4095 or 4097!
UCEDC Seminars to help you Grow your Business
 
Thursday, June 6, 2019
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Liberty Hall Corporate Center
1085 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083
 
 
 
How to Become a Vendor with the State of New Jersey
 
 
 
 
Thursday, June 27, 2019
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
 
Liberty Hall Corporate Center
1085 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083
 
 
  
 
 
 
For more info about UCEDC programs contact 
Rogers Ramsey  908-527-1166  
Support Elizabeth's Own Kiana Harris
 
 
Register today for YWCA Strides 4 Strength!   
Sunday, June 9th
ywcas4s.eventbrite.com

Info: 908-355-1995

Celebrate Juneteenth Friday June 14-Sunday June 16! 
United Way of Greater Union County
Annual Celebration   

Wednesday, June 19
6 - 9 PM
The Hilton Garden Inn
304 Route 22 East
Springfield, NJ

Click to buy tickets, Sponsorships and make donations!


Info: 908-353-7171 x104
Spaces are selling fast for the June 20th
Historic Midtown Elizabeth SID
7th Annual Golf Classic 
Support United Way of Greater Union County
June 27th
Golf United!     
Royce Brook Golf Club
201 Hamilton Road
Hillsborough, New Jersey

Sponsorships going fast

For More Information Contact:
United Way of Greater Union County
33 West Grand Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Tel: 908-353-7171, ext. 125
www.uwguc.org/golf-united
Elizabeth Public Library is Gearing up for Summer Reading Programs for the Children of Elizabeth! 
Last year several local restaurants and other businesses donated gift cards or coupons children earned for reading, let's make it happen again: Call 908-962-5630! 
Summer Dance Program in August     
  Register now at www.carolyndorfman.dance
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Record numbers turned out for the annual Tour de Elizabeth bike ride on May 19th! 
   
Record numbers turned out for the annual Tour de Elizabeth bike ride on May 19th. The day was a filled with riders and onlookers. The  weather for the day could not have turned out better!
 
   
Mayor Chris Bollwage greeted the sea of riders, thanked event organizers (Jonathan Phillips, a key player and his team) participants and onlookers for their unwavering support of the event and for the great City of Elizabeth.
 
The community was represented by the City of Elizabeth, the Elizabeth Fire Department, Groundwork Elizabeth, EDMO, Boxwood Hall, IKEA, Dr. Donald T. Alosio, Alligator Properties and Angel Rodriguez's State Farm Agency, to name but a few.
 
Coucilman Manny Grova and Carlos Torres  participated in the race, Freeholder Sergio Granados, Councilwoman Pat Perkins-Auguste and Assemblywoman Annette Quijano were also in attendance.
 
Manny Cabo, a former contestant on the "The Voice",  a very popular TV show, provided a fantastic rendition of the National Anthem. 
 
Our congratulations to all who made this a spectacular and enjoyable event!
 
We're all already looking forward to next year's Tour de Elizabeth!
 
News from Josephine's Place    
 
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Events at Josephine's Place in June: 
 
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New Port Authority Community Outreach Center Opens  in Elizabeth   
     
Elizabeth joins growing network of community centers supporting major Port Authority redevelopment projects at Newark Liberty, JFK, LaGuardia and the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
 
As part of its ongoing commitment to the local community in the development of the $2.7-billion Terminal One Redevelopment Program at Newark Liberty International Airport, the Port Authority, joined by local and state officials, opened an airport outreach office in Elizabeth.  
 
Designed as a central resource for local job and contracting opportunities for the Terminal One project, the Elizabeth office will serve local residents and businesses while also focusing on communication and building stronger community engagement. Outreach staff also will assist in the recruitment of certified Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBE), provide certification workshops and host job fairs.  
 
The Elizabeth office is located on the ground floor of 79 West Jersey Street, with hours of operation from Monday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m. (open until 7 p.m. on Thursdays). Appointments are recommended. For information and to schedule an appointment, outreach staff may be reached at 201-395-7421.  
 
Terminal One is replacing the outmoded Terminal A. It will feature cutting-edge digital technology, superior dining and retail options in approximately one million square feet of space able to accommodate a projected 13.6 million passengers on three levels. The new terminal - which will have 33 common-use gates to handle larger aircraft and modernized check-in, security and baggage claim areas - is scheduled to be fully operational by 2022.  
 
 
Contact: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777 

 
It Feels Like Summer is here to stay!
Why not remove that Oil Tank now?
 
 
    • Oil Tank Sweep
    • Oil Tank Removal: See our Video 
    • Oil Tank Testing
    • Oil Tank Installation
    • Gas Conversion
    • Boilers
    • Water Heaters
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heating Oil
    • Diesel
    • Service Contracts
 

612 E. Jersey Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07206
 
It Feels Like Summer!
But UCC-IBI Classes Run Through All Seasons
 
 
New Programs Ready for YOUR Workplace:


Personal Financial Management for Your Employees on the Move - up to 16 hours of information for personal financial literacy. Balancing income and expenses, budgets for households, savings, investments, how to maximize your employee benefits (401k, employee match programs, benefit cafeteria plans,and more.)

Prevention of Harassment in the Workplace - You've got an employee handbook. Now educate your workforce and management team on behaviors at the workplace that may or may not be harassment under the law. Expand your manager's understanding of their responsibilities and procedures pertaining to claims.
 
Call us to discover our comprehensive list of available programs for enhancing workplace skills. We'll provide a proposal and fee schedule.
Your organization may be eligible for grant-funding if you are a NJ business or non-profit (non-government) organization. Ask us.
 



Computer Skills Courses

 
The Industry-Business Institute at Union County College
Nancy Burke (908) 527-7207 Contact for onsite classes at your premises.
 

Loan Sale For Women-Owned Businesses - Rates As Low As 3.5%!   
  
 
 
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