Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce
November 5, 2018

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Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 6th is Election Day!!!

Don't forget to VOTE!
GECC Business After Hours at
Valenca Bar & Restaurant!
The Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce 
Cordially Invites you to Network with your fellow members!

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
5:00 - 7:30 PM

Valenca Bar & Restaurant
665 Monroe Avenue   
Elizabeth 
   
Bring Friends & Business Associates!
 
***Don't Forget Your Business Cards*** 
6 attendees drawn from the collected business cards get the opportunity to make their elevator speech

FREE Admission with a Reservation 
***Appetizers and Happy Hour Cash Bar***  

Don't miss out on this excellent networking opportunity!

 
Click here to Register Today!!

SAVE THE DATE!!
January 15, 2019
Annual Mayor's State of the City Luncheon 
 
The GECC is seeking Sponsors for Our
Annual State of the City Luncheon
 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
12 Noon - 2 pm
 
Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel
1000 Spring Street, Elizabeth
 
Sponsors will be Recognized at the Lunch, Listed on Signs, and Receive Complimentary Tickets with Reserved Seating
 
$1500 - Individual Diamond Sponsor Sign & 8 Free Tickets
$750   - Shared Gold Sign & 4 Free Tickets
 
 
To Sponsor or Purchase Tickets Call 908 355-7600 or E-Mail yfisher.gecc@gmail.com 
 
SAVE THE DATE!!
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Multi Chamber Networking Event 
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
6 - 8 pm
Galloping Hill Caterers
325 Chestnut Street, Union

Join us
to meet business professionals from the Greater Westfield Area, Cranford Area, Gateway Regional, Greater Elizabeth, Linden, Springfield, Suburban, Union Township chambers. Enjoy the delicious all-you-can-eat buffet and make valuable contacts. Bring plenty of business cards.
 
General Admission: $40 Chamber Members.
Non-Members $50.
 This event is limited to 275 attendees,  
Please register today!
 
Sponsorship Tables are available for $225.   
 
To get your GECC Sponsorship Table
Call 908 355-7600 or E-Mail yfisher.gecc@gmail.com 
     
Take Advantage of this Member Benefit: 
Messages & events from your Fellow Members
 Make a difference this Thanksgiving by sponsoring one or more turkeys and trimmings to a deserving family! 
 
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County is initiating a "Turkey & Trimmings Drive" to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Families. Make a difference this Thanksgiving by sponsoring one or more turkeys and trimmings to a deserving family!

Your donation will make a world of difference to a family living in need.

Please help us make a warm, home cooked meal accessible for our most vulnerable families.
 
Your donation of $25 will provide a turkey and trimmings for one of our members and their family.
 
To donate one or more Turkeys & Trimmings to a family in need, please  CLICK HERE! 
 
DEADLINE TO DONATE IS NOVEMBER 7, 2018
 
Meet New Member: Katica Body Contour

Katica Body Contour 
464 North Avenue, Elizabeth
908-469-2399 
 
At Katica Body Contour anyone can engage in their extensive list of services that includes, but not limited to:
  • post-surgical sessions
  • manual lymphatic drainage
  • body contouring
  • weight-loss treatments
  • facials that are customized to the client's skin analysis.
Katica B ody Contour is the first spa on the East Coast to open a Hypoxi S tudio. Hypoxi is a low-impact technology that is used to target stubborn fat and reduce the appearance of cellulite. Isabelle and her talented staff love meeting new clients and are always always striving to create a phenomenal transformation, refresh and rejuvenate the body.
 
Meet New Member: Pointe Grande Liquor
Pointe Grande Liquor  
866 E. Grande Street, Elizabeth, NJ, 07201
(908) 662-8868
 
The Holidays are coming!  
 
Let Pointe Grande Liquor help you celebrate with their Grand Opening Specials!
*PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS.  
   
Pointe Grande Liquor  
866 E. Grande Street, Elizabeth, NJ, 07201
(908) 662-8868
 
 
Meet New Member: Taborda's Grill House
Taborda's Grill House
985 S. Elmora Ave, Elizabeth, NJ, 07202
(908) 469-9277/(908)487-1741
 
At Taborda's Grill House our goal is to provide quality service, excellent food, personal and cordial attention to every individual and create a comfortable environment. We believe in making each visit a unique experience and totally enjoyable. We also have a large parking lot to which is a great venue to coordinate and celebrate all kinds of special occasions.  
 
Dine with us: 
Tuesday-Sunday: 11 am - 10 pm 
Monday: Closed 
 
 
 
 
Ask about our LUNCH & DINNER SPECIAL: From Tuesday to Friday for $9.99. Includes: main dish, soup of the day & can of soda or water.   
 
One of Council for Airport Opportunity's many employer partners is looking for qualified candidates!
The employer is seeking over 100 Passenger Assistant Agents initially. Therefore, the employer's recruiters will be at the Council for Airport Opportunity every Thursday at the same time (10-1pm) for the next several weeks.  
 
Anyone who may be interested in this position may visit our Newark office at the 17 Academy Street (Suite 501) They can apply, be interviewed, and perhaps tentatively hired  on-site  (per criminal & drug screening) for this great entry-level position.  
 
Part-Time Roles Available Now!!
 
One of Council for Airport Opportunity's many employer partners is looking for qualified candidates to become a  
   
Passenger Assistant Agent
  • Maintains a friendly and positive attitude and is attentive to each passenger's individual needs
  • Responsibilities include pushing passengers in a wheelchair to and from their arrival/departure gate
  • Making sure each customer arrives to the right destination on time
  • Manage operations with passion, integrity and knowledge all while promoting the culture and values of United.
  • Great Flight Benefits on United Airlines, included after six months of employment (even for part-timers!)
  • Health Benefits (for part-timers) 
  • Starts at $12.45 per hour 
  • Mandatory overtime;  Holiday & Weekend Work Opportunities; Part-time Passenger Assistant Agents can many times work 40 hrs p/w
 
Must be 18 years of age; Ability to lift up to 75lbs; and Ability to work an electronic tablet is essential
Candidates must have an open schedule availability and be willing to work Nights, Weekends and Holidays as needed.
All Candidates that are chosen must clear a Background Check, Fingerprinting and Drug Screen.

       
Restore Ministries has about 15 openings for children and teens from Elizabeth! Join us Tonight to learn more about the services we provide our Youth. 
For more information about Restore Ministries,
call Ximena 908-346-2242 or Linwood 908-400-3293.
Mission: Veteran Entrepreneurs -
Symposium & Vet Tank Pitch Competition
Wed., November 7, 2018 between 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
at Kean University's STEM Building

This powerful event is FREE to Attend but
Registration IS REQUIRED. 


Questions? Contact Clem Sanguiliano, at KUSBDC, 908-737-4070.
UCC  Training and Recruiting Resources for Employers
Stretch Yourself and Your Training Budget
Flexible Scheduling at Your Place of Business!
Fewer Than 10? Register Your Staff or Yourself Today
for On-Campus Classes!  
 
We are accepting registrations for these open enrollment classes for employees of New Jersey businesses and non-profit organizations (non-government). Click on the class below to register. To participate under grant-funding, you must be employed for at least 20 hours per week and have employer sign-off.


The Industry-Business Institute at Union County College 
Contact Nancy Burke 908-527-7207 for onsite classes at your premises.
 Contact Denise Petrosky 908-965-2359 for on-campus classes.
 
Email us at: ibi@ucc.edu

Kean U. SBDC Seminars in November: 
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
10:00am - 12:30pm
Fee: None
 
Westfield Library
550 E Broad Street, Westfield, 07090
 
 
 
Monday, November 19, 2018
1:00 - 4:00pm
Fee: None
 
Vauxhall Branch Library
123 Hilton Avenue, Vauxhall, 07088
 
 
Make an appointment today to start 
or expand your business.  
Call 908-737-4070
https://www.sbdckean.com/
 
Josephine's Place Cordially Invites you to their
Annual Fall Celebration! 
   
featuring the presentation of awards:
 
Mother Josephine Marie Humanitarian Award
Tina Earley (Elizabethtown Gas)

Corporate Partner Award
Elberon Development Group
 
Mayfair Farms
481 Eagle Rock Avenue
West Orange, New Jersey
 
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Cocktail Reception 6 pm
Dinner immediately following
 
Individual tickets $175 - Table of ten $1,700
($120 of each ticket purchased is tax deductible)
 
Please RSVP by October 29 to Sister Judith Mertz 908-436-0099 josephinesplace@verizon.net
 
Josephine's Place is Celebrating 15 years!
Special Thanks to UAL Council 5 and Newark Flight Operations for their presentation of (2) Round Trip Domestic Tickets! These tickets will be part of our silent auction at the Fall Celebration, November 8th at Mayfair Farms.

Trinitas Offers Seminar about Diabetes  
For more information and Registration call 908-994-5139.
UCEDC Seminars in November: 
 
Thursday, November 8, 2018
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Liberty Hall Corporate Center, 1085 Morris Avenue, Union
 
 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
UCEDC, 75 Chestnut Street, Cranford 07016
 
 
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Office Evolution, 350 Springfield Ave #200, Summit, 07901
 
 
Info:  908-527-1166  -  Rogers Ramsey 
 
Join Us at the Snyder Academy!
Support Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services! 
The Library is a happening place this Month....
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The Holidays are coming.....
Have you used this GECC Member Benefit Opportunity? 


Beinhaker, Maitlin & Goodgold
(908) 272-2232
33 Bleeker Street, Suite 210
Millburn, NJ 07041
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665 Monroe Ave.
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1170 Spring Street 
Tue., Jan 15, 2019
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1000 Spring Street

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