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10/15/2012 - Tri-Chamber Economic Dev. Business Expo




CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NJ – The County of Cumberland in collaboration with the Bridgeton Area, Greater Millville and Vineland Chambers of Commerce have scheduled the annual Economic Development Breakfast and Business Expo for Thursday November 1, 2012 at Cumberland County College.



Freeholder Director and Economic Development Board Liaison Carl Kirstein said, “This is an excellent networking opportunity for both business and industry leaders as well as government officials.  It also allows us to take time out to celebrate some of the business success stories in our County.  The small business community is our economic foundation, and this is a great opportunity to reaffirm the County’s commitment to the business community.”



Freeholder Liaison Samuel Fiocchi echoed Kirstein’s remarks and said, “I want to thank the Chambers’ of Commerce for their partnership with the County, as well as event sponsors Compassionate Care Hospice and the Cumberland/Salem Workforce Investment Board.  By working together, we have created a premier event that has become tradition for our region”.



Business Success Stories will be presented by Let’s Do Linens and Fat K Designs, Merighi’s Savoy Inn, and Mitchell Products.  “These are three very different companies that have a great story to tell, and I think this is the perfect opportunity to share some good news about success here in Cumberland County, especially in this very difficult economic climate.” said Freeholder Liaison Tony Surace.



In addition to the Business Success Stories, the morning will highlight 45 minute  breakout sessions at both 10:00 and 11:00 am that will focus on “Wellness in the Workplace” presented by South Jersey Healthcare and Servpro Cumberland County will discuss Avoid Smoke Damage this Season, Is your office or home ready?



There will also be a number of vendors on hand to share their information with attendees.  This event is Free, but registration is encouraged, so if you plan to attend please register no later than Friday October 19, 2012.  To register or for more information email or call: 856-691-7400.  The event begins with a continental breakfast at 8:00am in the George P. Luciano Sr. Family Center for Public Service and Leadership at the Cumberland County College located at 3322 College Drive, Vineland, NJ 08360.



This event is presented by Cumberland County Government and the Bridgeton Area, Greater Millville and Vineland Chambers of Commerce, and made possible through the generous support of the Cumberland/Salem Workforce Investment Board and Compassionate Care Hospice.