Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce
March 11, 2019

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Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce
Business After Hours
Wednesday, March 13th 
The Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce Cordially Invites you to Business After Hours

Wednesday, March 13
5 - 7:30 PM 
The Lobby 
821 Spring Street, Elizabeth  
Bring Friends & Business Associates!
***Don't Forget Your Business Cards***
ELEVATOR SPEECHES for Cards drawn from Basket!
FREE Admission with a Reservation
***Appetizers and Happy Hour Cash Bar***
QUESTIONS: CALL 908-355-7600

Take Advantage of this cost saving Member Benefit: 
As a chamber member you qualify
for exclusive discounts.
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Click here to sign up and shop with your National Chamber Program Discount   
Did you know Office Depot partners with brands like Keurig to develop their own line of products?  
Exclusive offers on Executive Suite coffee, creamer and NEW K-cups.  
Mark your Calendars!!  
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If you have any questions or would like to confirm your sponsorship now, please call our office at 908-355-7600 or email Yasmin Fisher.
Messages & events from your Fellow Members
Free Pancakes at IHOP Tuesday, March 12, 2019!  
On IHOP Free Pancake Day, visit any IHOP restaurant and get a FREE short stack of our Original Buttermilk Pancakes. Then donate to help children battling critical illnesses. Each stack served on IHOP Free Pancake Day helps us flip it forward for kids in need. Doing good never tasted so good.
We have 2 IHOP restaurants in our Chamber Membership:
670 Kapkowski Road, Elizabeth NJ 07201 
(908) 353-7600
465 North Broad Street, Elizabeth NJ 07208 
(908) 351-8833
Visit the one closest to your office for lunch or on your way to work for breakfast! 
New Ch amber Member Celebrates 1st Anniversary!  
El Buen Gusto Restaurant & Bar
Cordially Invites you to  
Our First Anniversary Celebration!!!
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
12:00 Noon - 2:00 PM
630-636 Elizabeth Avenue
Special Guest: Mayor Bollwage
Special Buffet Selections
Complimentary Sangria!!
Passport to Health Partner Programs at Elizabeth Public Library March - April 2019
  • Certified Home Health Aide Training Program, JFS
    March 4th - March 27th
    Registration required please call 908-352-8375
  • Eating Clean for Better Health, Rutgers Cooperative Ext.
    Friday, March 15; 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Smart Snacks, Shaping Elizabeth Nutritionist
    Wednesday, March 27; 4:00-5:00 PM
  • Indoor Playstreet, COE & TGFYMCA
    Saturday, April 6; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Older Adult Lecture Series, LLE:
    • Financial Basics for 50+
      Tuesday, March 12; 10:00 - 11:00 AM
    • Nutrition for a Healthy Brain
      Tuesday, April 9; 10:00-11:00 AM
These Programs are scheduled at the
Elizabeth Public Library
11. S. Broad St, Elizabeth
Members RWJ Rahway, Gateway Family YMCA and Merck help you learn to control your blood sugar!  
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Kean U SBDC has 2 upcoming Seminars to Help You!  
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
10 AM - 2 PM
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
5:30 - 7:30 pm
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Aviation Job Fair at Union County College!  
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County
Youth of the Year Dinner 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Galloping Hill Caterers
325 Chestnut Street, Union
At the Corners of Salem and Galloping Hill Roads  
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County will be hosting our annual "Youth of the Year" recognition dinner and awards ceremony.
Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club member can receive. The title recognizes outstanding contributions to a member's family, school, community and Boys & Girls Club.
For more information please contact Joseph DeMaio, Assistant to the CEO at 908-687-2697 Ext. 115 or by e-mail at
Wednesday, March 20 is National SBDC Day!
Celebrate with our own Kean U SBDC!  
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
1:00 - 3:30 PM
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UCEDC Upcoming Seminars to help you Grow your Business this year 
Thursday, March 21, 2019
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Liberty Hall Corporate Center
1085 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083
Thursday, April 4, 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  
Save the Date: March 28
Women's History Month

Women's History Month Celebration in Midtown!
Honoring Councilwoman-At-Large Patricia Perkins- Auguste & Emily Mendez from New Life Church.

Call: 908-355-9600 for information.

Help Rotary Club of Elizabeth support students in the City of Elizabeth!  
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Save the Date: March 23
NJ Makers Day 
Elizabeth Public Library Branches 

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Elizabeth Public Library-Main Branch
11. S. Broad St, Elizabeth NJ 07202

Elmora Branch
740 W. Grand St.
Elizabeth, NJ 07202

E-Port Branch 102-110 3rd ST
(3rd ST & E Jersey Ave.)
Elizabeth, NJ 07206
Save the Date: March 28
Women's History Month

Call: 908-355-9600 for information.

In honor of 40 Years of service to the community, Community Access Unlimited will host a 40th Anniversary Celebration this year!   

Community Access Unlimited
Annual Awards Night and
40th Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, April 4, 2019
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Embassy Suites
250 Connell Drive
Berkeley Heights, NJ
Tickets & Sponsorships on sale now!

Buy your Tickets: $85 each, Table of 10 for $800

Sponsorships start at $50
Send a congratulatory message or advertise your organization!

All ads must be received by March 15 and emailed in PDF or JPEG format to

 Please contact, Cara Clair, Director of Fundraising
908-354-3040 x4376 for more information.

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Presents:   
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Save the Date - Saturday, April 13th:
Havana Nights Rose Ball -to benefit RWJUH Rahway    

Havana Nights Rose Ball
Saturday, April 13th
The Wilshire Grand
Questions? Call (732) 499-6135 
April 29th Golf in support of Union County College Foundation!  
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Sponsorships are available in addition to Golf Participation.
Elizabeth Avenue Partnership invites you for Golf!  

Sponsorships are available in addition to Golf Participation. Call 908-965-0660 and ask for Dave or Mary Ann!
Community Access Unlimited will host a 40th Anniversary Celebration this year!   

Join us at the 2019 CAU Golf Classic
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Suburban Golf Club
1730 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083

Breakfast:  8:00 AM - 10 AM
Shotgun Start: 10:00 AM
Cocktail Reception:  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Golfers $375 / $1400 foursome
Don't Golf? Attend our Reception for $125 or Breakfast for $40

Sponsorships & Golf Order Form

Sponsorships start at $400
Sponsorship deadline: April 26.

 Please contact, Cara Clair, Director of Fundraising
908-354-3040 x4376 for more information.

Generosity Series New Jersey Multi Charity 5K!    
Sunday, June 2nd
Registration for Participants will begin soon!!

Featuring Our Members:
Jewish Family Services
Restore Ministries
 If you want more information about how to get your Charity involved, contact Dave Linn, The Gratitude Dude

YWCA Strides 4 Strength!   
Sunday, June 9th
Info: 908-355-1995

Hilton is counting down to it's 100th Birthday Celebration as a company

Recently the Hilton team choose to make 100 sandwiches in 100 minutes for the Elizabeth Coalition

Kudos to the Hilton for their generosity and Congratulations as the big day approaches!
Meet New Member: 555 Barbershop    
  555 Barbershop
555 Westminster Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ  07208
Raymond Rivera owns and operates  555 Barbershop. A cutting edge professional hair grooming  and  styling establishment in Elizabeth. His primary objective is to "Make people feel better about themselves by providing  every customer one-on-one personal care" Everyone is treated with an acute attention to detail, receives superior service  with quality products, based on their own individual needs and tastes.   
555 Barbershop boasts an  eclectic vibe and atmosphere!    Unlike most shops that cater to one demographic, 555 Barbershop is a melting pot of cultures, where people from all backgrounds come together and find a common ground.  We're a great reflection of the community that we serve!  Not only do we provide an outstanding product  for our customers, we are committed to and promote diversity, unity, and love...for everyone...because everyone is welcome here!  Our services are for the world!
5pm-10pm  (Mon-Fri)
12pm-8pm  (Sat) 

* Currently Hiring! 555 Barbershop is interested in hiring a licensed barber with experience to work full time.  I am a shop owner that will invest in a motivated person and help them along the way towards their own dreams.  If interested in this opportunity, please contact:

Raymond Rivera
(908) 787-3867
555 Westminster Avenue, Elizabeth NJ, 07208
INSTAGRAM:  555_barbershop

Meet New Member: A Rooter Pros    

A Rooter Pros is a local plumbing company specializing in sewer and drain work. We've been in business for approximately 15 years and offer a large variety of services for both residential and Commercial applications.

We are a full-service plumbing company. Our specialty is sewer and drain. Som e of our services include but are not limited to:
  • Sewer Main Line Hydro-Jetting
  • Drain and Sewer Snaking
  • Sewer Video Inspections
  • Grease Trap Pumping

Call (908) 354-3443 to schedule service.

Meet New Member: Medvale Home Care    
Our Mission
Our mission is to provide professional and paraprofessional services to clients in their homes assisting them to achieve the highest level of potential in their day-to-day self-care activities. The potential of every day.
We are committed to providing high quality, multidisciplinary care by professionals who recognize the need for comprehensive assessment of needs from both the client and professional's point of view.

Our Caregivers
We ensure our caregivers are highly skilled and compassionate while giving attention to our clients. With them, you can be sure your loved ones are always safe and have the highest level of care. Since we maintain such a high level of care, we offer regular training for our employees so they can stay in touch with the latest trends in this field of work.

Our Goal
The main goal of Medvale Home Care is to bring smiles to the faces of our patients and their families. Our home healthcare services target a wide range of people - from children, to young adults, and to the elderly. We want to make a significant difference in your life by being there for your family during the times you need us most.

We offer equal opportunities for our clients and employees. We do not discriminate against any employee or a client on the basis of gender, color, race, origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation or anything else. No matter who you are or where you come from. As long as you are our client, you will get the best possible treatment.
We are licensed, bonded, insured and our business is in accordance with the local and state rules and regulations.
Medvale Home Care
574 Purce Street,
Hillside, New Jersey, 07205 USA  
Bernadette Griswold Assumes Leadership of Renowned Nonprofit Community Access Unlimited    

Bernadette Griswold has assumed leadership of renowned nonprofit Community Access Unlimited (CAU) as executive director. Griswold succeeds Sidney Blanchard, who after 40 years has stepped down as executive director but remains with the organization as associate executive director of community relations.

Northfield Bank wants to help you get a
Small Business Loan or Line of Credit 
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Restore Ministries has been serving the Youth of Elizabeth for 25 years!  

Look for them June 2 at Generosity New Jersey in Oak Ridge Park, Clark!
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Wed., Mar 13
5:00 - 7:30 PM
The Lobby 
821 Spring Street, Elizabeth

Wed., Apr 17
5:00 - 7:30 PM
El Buen Gusto Restaurant and Bar 
630-636 Elizabeth Ave, Elizabeth

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