UNION COUNTY OFFERS FREE NEW SERIES TO HELP LOCAL BUSINESSES
January 23, 2012
UNION COUNTY – If you own or manage a business in Union County, or if you are planning to start one, come to the free Union County Means Business networking breakfast series. The series is designed to help business owners learn about grants, loans, social media, employee recruitment, and other resources that can help them grow and succeed.
The kickoff session will feature Caren S. Franzini, CEO of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. It will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. Feb. 1 at the Kean University STEM Building, 1000 Morris Ave. in Union Township.
All sessions are free but preregistration is required by visiting the Union County website at http://ucnj.org/UCMeansBusiness or call 908-527-4200.
Union County Means Business, an initiative of Chairman Alexander Mirabella, is designed to provide Union County businesses with information that can help them increase productivity and achieve profitability.
The series is sponsored by the freeholders in partnership with the Union County Alliance, Union County Economic Development Corp., Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce, Suburban Chambers of Commerce, Union Township Chamber of Commerce, Kean University, and Union County College.
“All business owners and managers are welcome to the series, but we are especially reaching out to those who are feeling overwhelmed by some of the obstacles in their path,” said Mirabella. “We want this to be a welcoming experience where everyone can come to learn and grow together.”
All Union County Means Business breakfast networking sessions are open to owners and managers of businesses in Union County, and to prospective owners who are considering starting a business in Union County. Union County residency is not required.