SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in New Jersey and Pennsylvania Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Ida

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and private nonprofit organizations in New Jersey due to Hurricane Ida that occurred Sept. 1-2, 2021. Low-interest disaster loans are available in the following counties: Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset,…

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Member Spotlight: REPLENISH

Middlesex County has been committed to organizing an eradication of hunger since MCFOODS, its food distribution organization, was formed in the closet of a park police building in Edison in 1994. Recently rebranded to REPLENISH, the new name highlights how the organization has shifted into a higher gear, especially during the pandemic, to offering more…

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NJEDA Expands NJ ZIP Program to Support Additional Zero-Emission Vehicle Purchases

NJEDA Expands NJ ZIP Program to Support  Additional Zero-Emission Vehicle Purchases Expansion will Bring Popular NJ ZIP Program to  Greater New Brunswick Area & Build on Successful Pilot Program Building on the momentum generated since the launch of the New Jersey Zero Emission Incentive Program (NJ ZIP) pilot program earlier this year, the New Jersey…

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Saint Peter’s to Offer First-Dose Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics September 21 and 28

SAINT PETER’S UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OFFERING FIRST-DOSE PFIZER VACCINE FOR NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS 12 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER   SEPTEMBER 21 AND SEPTEMBER 28  WALK-INS WELCOME; APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE   Mark your calendar for these first-dose Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine clinics for New Jersey residents 12 years of age and older to be held in Saint Peter’s…

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American Repertory Ballet Announces 2021-2002 Season

American Repertory Ballet (ARB) is pleased to announce its much anticipated 2021-2022 season under the new leadership of Artistic Director Ethan Stiefel. “It is with great optimism that American Repertory Ballet returns to live performances after this extended intermission,” said Ethan Stiefel.  “The 2021-2022 season embraces a sense of starting anew and creating fresh and…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Friday, September 10, 2021, #319

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “Risking yourself more than others think is safe. Dreaming more than others think is practical,” Howard Schultz News At The Chamber – Network, Connect and Grow Your Business: @ the September Networking Breakfast…Click Here For Details News -​ NJEDA Board Approves…

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SBA Enhances COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program to Aid Small Businesses Facing Challenges from Delta Variant

SBA Administrator Guzman Enhances COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program to Aid Small Businesses Facing Challenges from Delta Variant Increased Loan Cap to $2 Million, Expanded Use of Funds to Pay and Prepay Business Debt, Streamlined Review Processes, and Deferred Payments; First Approval and Disbursement of Loans of $500,000 or Less Also Introduced. WASHINGTON –…

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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of New Jersey Affected by Remnants of Hurricane Ida

Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to businesses and residents in New Jersey following the announcement of a Presidential disaster declaration due to the remnants of Hurricane Ida on Sept. 1-3, 2021. “The SBA is strongly committed to providing New Jersey residents with the most effective response possible to assist…

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SBA Announces National Small Business Week Virtual Summit Event Schedule for September 13-15

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week Virtual Summit event schedule is set. This annual event, happening September 13-14, 2021, honors the nation’s 31 million small businesses for their perseverance, ingenuity, triumphs, and creativity. SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced National Small Business Week in a news release last month. The…

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Welcome, New Members! Welcome Back, Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community The MCRCC is pleased to welcome new members to our ever-growing Central Jersey business community. We are also grateful to our returning partners, who have renewed their commitment to America’s greatest chamber!   Welcome, New Members! RW Online Tutoring KSI Auto Parts The Franchise Advisor ID Seal Dash…

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New Brunswick City Center

New Brunswick Mayor Extends George Street Closure: Announces New Executive Order 2021-10

Please be advised, New Brunswick Mayor James Cahill has released a new Executive Order 2021-10, attached, effective as of 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 7, 2021, extending the George St. road closure through Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Reference to regulations, conditions, and standards still apply based on Executive Orders noted within the attached.…

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SBA Announces Plan to Open Supplemental Grants for Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Applicants

Encourages all potential SVOG applicants to apply WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration is announcing a call to all eligible Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) applicants seeking economic aid for live entertainment small businesses, nonprofits, and venues. New applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. PT on Friday, August 20, 2021. The SVOG program…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: August 9, 2021, #296

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work,” Joseph Barbara News At The Chamber – Cyber Security Awareness Training Series: Empowering the First Layer of Defense: Series presented by Cora Park, President/CEO, Diamond Business Communications. Starting on Thursday,…

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Member Spotlight: VoiceNEXT

VoiceNEXT has been in the business of creating effective hybrid work models long before the pandemic forced splitting time between the office and home to be the ‘new normal.’ As a NJ-based company, VoiceNEXT has provided unparalleled service to its customers for upwards of 18 years and has transitioned from a voice communications to a…

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Announcing the New Brunswick Heart Festival

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick Cultural Center, New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC), and Above Art Studios present the New Brunswick HEART Festival on Saturday, August 14, 2021, from 4pm-7pm; hosted by New Jersey Radio Hall of Famer Bert Baron and Founder of TSO Productions, Sharon Gordon. This free family-friendly festival celebrates all the…

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Welcome, New Members! Welcome Back, Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community The MCRCC is pleased to welcome new members to our ever-growing Central Jersey business community. We are also grateful to our returning partners, who have renewed their commitment to America’s greatest chamber!   Welcome, New Members! Overmyer Insurance Agency The Alternative Board of Center NJ Friends of Cyrus…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Friday, July 9, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “If you know everything than you understand nothing,” Craig Schlosser News At The Chamber – Dine Around The Globe Without Leaving The City!: New Brunswick Restaurant Week Starts Tomorrow…Click Here For Details News -​ NJEDA Releases Main Street Recovery Finance Program Preliminary Rules for Public Feedback: The Main Street…

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SBA Hosts National SBIR Week to Connect Technology Innovators & Entrepreneurs with Research Funding

SBA Hosts National SBIR Week to Connect Technology Innovators & Entrepreneurs with Research Funding

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration will host 2021 National SBIR Week on July 19 through July 23 for small business innovators.  The virtual event will connect entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to the country’s largest source of early-stage funding – the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. The SBA Administrator Isabella…

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American Rescue Plan Act Of 2021

Highlights – American Rescue Plan Act Of 2021: Even More Financial Help Is Available, Here’s What You Need To Know

About The Program The Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents “American Rescue Plan Act Of 2021: Even More Financial Help Is Available, Here’s What You Need To Know” as part of the Chamber’s Workforce and Business Resources Series: Connecting You With What You Need to Know, Recorded on Tuesday, June 29th at 12:30 PM.…

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June Member Spotlight: Educational Services Commission of New Jersey

The Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ), the state’s largest educational services commission, offers more than a high-quality special education to students throughout Central Jersey. The recently-opened Professional Conference Center, located at ESCNJ’s central campus on Stelton Road in Piscataway, provides a meeting space with cutting-edge technology. The more than 4,000-square-feet of meeting space…

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Welcome, New Members! Welcome Back, Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community The MCRCC is pleased to welcome new members to our ever-growing Central Jersey business community. We are also grateful to our returning partners, who have renewed their commitment to America’s greatest chamber!   Welcome, New Members! International Financial Services Wavefront Vision Quaestor Global Securities   Welcome Back, Returning…

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SBA Reconvenes the Council on Underserved Communities

Administrator Guzman restores Council to address the immediate needs and concerns of underserved and underrepresented communities hit hard by COVID-19 Release Date: June 22, 2021  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that it is reconvening the Council on Underserved Communities (CUC) under the authority of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). In conjunction with…

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Transforming Stranded Assets Webinar

Transforming Stranded Assets Webinar

Webinar: Transforming Stranded Assets in New Jersey June 22nd at 3:30 p.m. Join industry experts and leaders in New Jersey government for a discussion on creative ways to revitalize stranded assets such as underutilized office parks or malls in your community. Featured speakers include: Joseph Brancato, Co-Chairman, Gensler Tim Sullivan, CEO, NJEDA John Vazquez, SVP,…

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Middlesex County to Honor 156th Anniversary of Juneteenth with Series of Remote and In-Person Celebrations

Events will take place from June 16 to June 19 MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – As part of New Jersey’s first official commemoration of Juneteenth, Middlesex County will mark the holiday with County-wide celebrations beginning with the Central Jersey Chapters of NAACP and the Arts Institute of Middlesex County mural painting event in New Brunswick on…

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State Theatre New Jersey Announces Reopening 2021-22 Broadway Season

State Theatre New Jersey Announces Reopening 2021-22 Broadway Season

Featuring Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, Waitress,  Anastasia, Hairspray, Leslie Odom, Jr., and more!  New Brunswick, NJ (June 11, 2021)—State Theatre New Jersey announces its 2021-22 Reopening Broadway Season, featuring 10 fantastic shows in a fully renovated theater including brand-new theater seats. The 2021-22 Season will feature Tony® Award-winning hits, Broadway fan favorites, and some State Theatre debuts. Season…

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NJEDA

What is the Status of the Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program? (Phase 2)

Updated: June 9, 2021 The pre-registration and application for the Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program (Phase 2) are currently under development. The pre-registration is expected to be available in July 2021. Please continue to check this page for further updates on timing. The Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program provides direct low-cost financing of…

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NJEDA

NJEDA Board Approves Updated Phase 2 of Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board today approved an update to Phase 2 of the Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program. The program will provide up to $100,000 in low-cost financing to New Jersey small businesses and nonprofits with priority given to entities that have taken on new space, transitioned from a home-based…

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Saint Peter’s June Pfizer Vaccine Clinics for 12 and older: June 8, 15, 26 and 30

PFIZER COVID VACCINE CLINICS (FIRST DOSE*) FOR NJ RESIDENTS 12 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER   APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE; WALK-INS ACCEPTED   Saint Peter’s Pfizer (first-dose*) vaccine clinics for New Jersey residents 12 years of age and older are offered by appointment; walk-ins accepted. Individuals are required to wear masks.   Upcoming vaccine clinics: Tuesday, June…

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Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines? Talk to Your Doctor or Pharmacist

Still have some questions about COVID-19 vaccines? It’s ok, New Jersey’s infectious disease experts have answers. How were COVID-19 vaccines developed quickly? COVID-19 vaccines were developed using decades of research on vaccine technology and other respiratory illnesses. In this video, Dr. Amesika Nyaku, Infectious Disease Doctor, Rutgers Health, explains how scientists from all over the…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Friday, June 4, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Failure is not the opposite of success: it’s part of success.” -Arianna Huffington News At The Chamber – You’re Invited! Morris Habitat for Humanity’s Virtual Breakfast: Hosted by Toni Yates, WABC-TV Reporter, Thursday, June 10th at 8 AM…Click Here For Details News -​ SBA Launches…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Wednesday, June 2, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude,” Charles R. Swindoll News At The Chamber – May Newsletter – Check It Out…Click Here…

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Letter from the President: ICCC Philadelphia & New Jersey

Dear Members, I’m excited to share information about the Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) program, a tuition-free leadership training program that helps small- and medium-sized businesses in under-resourced communities build capacity and resilience for sustained growth as well as survive the continued economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis. The 2021 ICCC program is uniquely designed…

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Paycheck Protection Program

SBA Administrator Issues Statement on the Closure of Paycheck Protection Program

PPP has provided nearly $800 billion to small businesses and nonprofits across the nation, fueling the economy by supporting over 8.5 million small businesses and nonprofits WASHINGTON – On June 1, 2021, U.S. Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman issued the following statement on the closure of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to new loan…

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Financing Your Business During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic, A Valley Bank BELIEVE Event

You’re invited to a Roundtable Discussion on Financing Your Business During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic, A Valley Bank BELIEVE Event Valley Bank’s associate resource groups are hosting a series of events related to financial empowerment. Join us for a conversation on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) forgiveness, access to capital during the pandemic and alternative…

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Member Spotlight: The Chateau Grande Hotel

At the Chateau Grande Hotel, a new 108-room facility in East Brunswick, life is just that – grand. Inspired by classical French architecture, this unique hotel offers luxury lodging and is the perfect destination setting for weddings, executive retreats and corporate events. But that’s not all. Modern dining and catering offered by celebrity chef David…

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Welcome, New Members! Welcome Back, Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community The MCRCC is pleased to welcome new members to our ever-growing Central Jersey business community. We are also grateful to our returning partners, who have renewed their commitment to America’s greatest chamber!   Welcome, New Members! The Urban Health Collaborative Farmers Insurance – Z Austin Agency Clarity Accounting…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Friday, May 28, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “The power of imagination makes us infinite,” John Muir News At The Chamber – Local Business Leaders Honored: at Annual Community Leaders of Distinction…Click Here For Details News -​ Governor Murphy Announces Updated Guidance for Businesses, Non-Profits, and Indoor Workplaces: Executive Order No.…

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NJEDA Phase 4 Flyer. Updated. 5-26

NJEDA Phase 4 Small Business Emergency Grant Program Pre-Registration Walkthrough

Learn more: https://business.nj.gov/covid/small-business-emergency-assistance-grant-program Apply: https://programs.njeda.com/en-US/ Interested business owners and non-profits will need to pre-register here to access the application. Pre-registration reopened today, Wednesday, May 26th, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. EDT, and will remain open for five weeks, until Wednesday, June 30th, at 5:00 p.m. EDT. Applications will become available following the pre-registration period, as pre-registered…

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Governor Signed Executive Order 242

Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 242 on May 24, lifting major COVID-19 restrictions and moving forward with the state’s most significant reopening steps to date. Effective on Friday, May 28, the indoor mask mandate in public spaces will be lifted, as well as the six-foot social distancing requirement in both indoor and outdoor spaces, the…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Monday, May 24, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight,” Jim Rohn News At The Chamber – You’re Invited! Morris Habitat for Humanity’s Virtual Breakfast: Hosted by Toni Yates, WABC-TV Reporter, Thursday, June 10th at 8 AM…Click Here For Details…

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Upcoming Vaccination Clinics in New Brunswick

Pfizer Vaccine Ages 12+  Friday, May 21 – Saint Peter’s University Hospital (254 Easton Avenue) 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (By appointment only – Schedule here https://www.zocdoc.com/vaccine/search/NJ?flavor=state-search) Saturday, May 22 – Saint Peter’s University Hospital (254 Easton Avenue) 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. By appointment only – Register below https://www.zocdoc.com/vaccine/search/NJ?flavor=state-search) Sunday, June 6 – A.C…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Thursday, May 6, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Appreciate everything your associates do for the business. Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They’re absolutely free and worth a fortune,” Sam Walton News At The Chamber – Tribute To Women Award: Congratulations to Chamber…

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund

RRF: What to Expect Next

Thank you for your interest in the Restaurant Revitalization Fund program. Regardless of where you are in the application process, please review the following reminders and helpful hints about moving forward: What to expect next: As outlined by Congress, the SBA will focus their reviews on the priority applications that have been submitted. Applicants who have…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless,” Jamie Paolinetti News At The Chamber – Member Monday: Submit A Promotion, News, Announcement or Upcoming Event…Click Here For Details News -​ Governor Murphy, Governor Cuomo…

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Restaurant Revitalization Fund – App Portal Opens Noon – Monday – May 3

Webinar Recording If you were unable to attend one of the webinars held earlier this week which covered RRF program details and a demonstration of the application portal, you can watch the recording here. How to prepare SBA will begin accepting applications via the application portal on Monday, May 3 at 12 p.m. EDT. The application portal will remain open…

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Member Spotlight: State Theatre New Jersey

Renovations at the historic State Theatre, Central New Jersey’s largest non-profit arts presenter, are almost complete, marking the start of an exciting new phase for the Middlesex County art community. The theater on Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick is on track to have its extensive renovation, including several capital upgrades to make it compliant with…

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Welcome, New Members! Welcome Back, Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community The MCRCC is pleased to welcome new members to our ever-growing Central Jersey business community. We are also grateful to our returning partners, who have renewed their commitment to America’s greatest chamber!   Welcome, New Members! Bohler SBSI Energy Solutions Homewood Suites by Hilton Edison Jewelry Lab Design…

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Welcome to Piscataway, Jewelry Design Lab!

Your One-Stop Shop For All Your Jewelry Needs Jewelry Design Lab, a provider of luxury goods and services, recently held its ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open its shop in Piscataway on April 23. Located at 1630 Stelton Road, Suite 206, the Design Lab was joined by President Lina Llona, Piscataway Mayor Brian Wahler and Piscataway…

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Dine Below the Line

Thursday, June 3rd at 6:00 PM on YouTube Tune in live to watch local chefs showcase recipes prepared on a budget with items typically found in a food pantry. Chefs will be judged on creativity, budget, and nutrition. There will be a “People’s Choice” vote as well – those watching will have the opportunity to cast their…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Thursday, April 29, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change,” Stephen Hawking News At The Chamber – Update – Restaurant Revitalization Fund: Registration for the SBA application portal will begin on Friday, April 30, 2021, 9 am. Applications will open on Monday, May 3, 2021, Noon…Click Here…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything,” Patrick Suskind News At The Chamber – Reminder- NJEDA Phase 4 Pre-Registration: Interested business owners need to pre-register at programs.njeda.com until Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Pre-registration is not first come,…

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SBA Administrator Guzman Announces Application Opening for $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Fund prioritizes direct relief to women, veterans, and socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, and includes $9.5 billion in set-asides for smaller businesses WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman today announced the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and open applications on Monday, May 3,…

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SBA Launches Supplemental Targeted Advance for Small Businesses Hardest Hit by COVID-19

WASHINGTON –The U.S. Small Business Administration launched a new round of Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) assistance – called Supplemental Targeted Advances – on April 22, 2021 that will provide $5 billion in additional assistance to 1 million small businesses and nonprofit organizations that have been most severely affected by the economic effects of the…

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SBA to Reopen Shuttered Venue Operators Grants for Applications on April 24 at 12:30 p.m. EDT

Update: SVOG Portal Scheduled to Open at Noon on Monday, April 26, 2021    Applicants can register today; updated documents now available WASHINGTON –– The U.S. Small Business Administration will reopen the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant application portal tomorrow, April 24, 2021, at 12:30 p.m. EDT for operators of live venues, live performing arts organizations, museums and movie theatres, as…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Thursday, April 8, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action,” Benjamin Desraeli News At The Chamber – Join Us For the Old Bridge Open: Sponsorship Opportunities Available!…Click Here For Details News -​ New IRS Guidance: 2021 Employee Retention Credit…Click Here For…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Tuesday, April 6, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Whatever you are, be a good one,” Abraham Lincoln News At The Chamber – Member Monday – Complimentary Program: Selling Strategies in the Hybrid World of Virtual & Live…Click Here For Details News -​ NJEDA Releases Emerge Program Preliminary Rules for Public Feedback: NJEDA released…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Thursday, April 1, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful,” Joshua J. Marine News At The Chamber – March Newsletter: Check Out Our Latest Newsletter…Click Here For Details News -​ Paycheck Protection Program Extended to May 31: President Joe Biden signed the PPP Extension…

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Member Spotlight: Investors Bank

Investors Bank is here to help. For the past year, the company has been providing unparalleled service to customers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic while still remaining a strong community partner through its foundation and various programs. “Investors Bank has always been a community-based bank and that means more than ever during this difficult time,”…

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Welcome, New Members! Welcome Back, Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community The MCRCC is pleased to welcome new members to our ever-growing Central Jersey business community. We are also grateful to our returning partners, who have renewed their commitment to America’s greatest chamber!   Welcome, New Members! Staubach & Associates Shore Business Solutions Network Six The Original Thin Crust…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Monday, March 29, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together,” Vincent Van Gogh News At The Chamber – Turn-Key Healthcare Solutions During COVID-19: Atlantic Corporate Health COVID-19 Specific Clinical and Virtual Services For the “New” Workplace…Click Here For Details News…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful,” Joshua J. Marine News At The Chamber – Middlesex County Q1 Employer Legislative Committee: Featuring Assemblyman Sterley S. Stanley, Tuesday, March 30, 11 AM…Click Here For Details News -​ Update…

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Members Only LinkedIn Group

As part of Open For Business, the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce has launched a Members Only LinkedIn Group. Our Group is for professional development, thought leadership, resources and networking. You must be a Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce Member to participate in the group. If you are not a Member, Click Here…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Friday, March 12, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn’t feel like it,” Alistair Cook News At The Chamber – This Week’s Career Opportunities: Express Employment Professionals – Respecting People. Impacting Businesses…Click Here For Details News -​ New Jersey Secure…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit,” Aristotle News At The Chamber – This Week’s Career Opportunities: Staubach & Associates…Click Here To Check It Out News -​ Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Designating March 9th: COVID-19 Heroes…

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Member Spotlight: Magyar Bank

Magyar Bank doesn’t take its role as an active leader in the community lightly. During this almost year-long health crisis, the bank’s branches have been helping Central Jersey customers through tough financial times. Along with processing hundreds of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for local businesses, Magyar Bank is offering loan deferrals to provide relief…

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Congratulations to Eyet Law!

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held on Feb. 26 On Feb. 26, Eyet Law LLC officially opened their doors in the heart of downtown New Brunswick, located at 382 George Street. A socially-distanced ribbon ceremony was held, surrounded by family, friends and clients who have helped make Eyet Law LLC what it is today. “We are excited…

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Experience the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers, Wherever You Are!

The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University is one of the largest and most distinguished university-based museums in the country. It collects, preserves, researches, and exhibits world-class works of art to provide the university community and diverse regional, national, and international audiences with direct experience of the visual arts. Scholarly activities make art intellectually accessible…

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Welcome Back, New and Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community The MCRCC is pleased to welcome new members to our ever-growing Central Jersey business community. We are also grateful to our returning partners, who have renewed their commitment to America’s greatest chamber!   Welcome, New Members! ASL Interpreter Referral Service Minuteman Press   Welcome Back, Returning Members! Wells…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “The hard days are what make you stronger,” Aly Raisman News At The Chamber – Today at 10 AM! Navigating the New Administration & What it Means For Business…Click Here For Details News -​ Expansion of Eligibility for New Jersey’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program: Expansion Includes…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Monday, March 1, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career,” Carlton Fisk News At The Chamber – Navigating the New Administration: What it Means For Business…Click Here For Details News -​ Governor Murphy Signs Legislation to Permanently Establish the Community…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “The only difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra,” Jimmy Johnson News At The Chamber – Thursday @ 9:30 AM: NJ HR Summit…Creating A Connected Community…Click Here For Details News -​ Governor Murphy Presents Fiscal Year 2022 Budget: Investing in a Stronger,…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Thursday, February 18, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “Play by the rules, but be ferocious,” Phil Knight News At The Chamber – Join Us Friday for Our February Virtual Networking Breakfast: Network, Develop New Connections and Grow Your Business…Click Here For Details News -​ NJEDA Gathers Public Feedback on Implementation…

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The Daily Update: Monday, February 15, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going”, Beverly Sills News At The Chamber – Closed Today: The Chamber is Closed Today for President’s Day…Click Here To Visit Our Website News -​ Pursuing Bipartisan and Evidence-Based Immigration Reform: Coalition Releases First Comments…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Thursday, February 11, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “Innovation distinguishes from a leader and a follower”, Steve Jobs News At The Chamber – Meet Your Panel: Reckitt Benckiser, Amazon, Solar Landscape, CFO Strategies, Macmillan Learning…Click Here For Details News -​ Murphy Administration: PPP Loans Will Be Tax Exempt At State Level…Click Here…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Tuesday, February 9, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it,” Henry Ford News At The Chamber – Discover Middlesex: Special Advertising Opportunities Available For Members…Click Here For Details News -​ NJEDA Defers Pre-Registration…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Friday, February 5, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are: Hard work, stick-to-itiveness, and common sense,” Thomas Edison News At The Chamber – February Virtual Networking Breakfast: Join Us & Make New Connections…Click Here For Details News -​ NJEDA, NJBPU, and OSHE to Invest…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, February 4, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm,” Winston Churchill News At The Chamber – The Monthly Planner – February Edition: Check Out The Chamber’s February Programs…Click Here For Details News -​ N.J. lifts 10 p.m. curfew on restaurants/bars, increases…

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Member Spotlight: Solar Landscape

The leadership team at Solar Landscape, one of the largest solar companies in the state, believes that the benefits of the New Jersey Community solar program will transform the future of energy in New Jersey. The program, now in its second year, allows solar panels on industrial rooftops to be used to power local communities,…

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MCRCC Office Features Window of Understanding

Part of City-Wide Art Project The Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to, once again, be a part of this year’s Windows of Understanding public art project. The vision for this project – presented by New Brunswick Community Arts Council, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, The Highland Park Arts…

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Welcome Back, Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community The MCRCC is grateful to our returning partners, who have renewed their commitment to America’s greatest chamber!   Welcome Back, Returning Members! Hermann Services Custom Benefits Technologies Easterseals New Jersey Robb Digital Marketing Amogh Agency Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas Metuchen Downtown Alliance Consortium Companies Retro Fitness…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment,” Oprah Winfrey News At The Chamber – Thursday: Leadership Now @ Emerging Leaders Summit…Click Here To Register News – SBA’s Emerging Leaders Initiative: to Help Growing Entrepreneurs Opens for…

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The Daily Update: Friday, January 15, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal—a commitment to excellence—that will enable you to attain the success you seek,” Mario Andretti News At The Chamber – January Networking Breakfast: Network, Develop…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit,” Aristotle News At The Chamber – Meet Our Panel: Emerging Leaders Summit …Click Here For Details News – SBA Re-Opens PPP to Community Financial Institutions First: Community Financial Institutions get…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, January 7, 2021

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “Don’t worry about failures; worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try,” Jack Canfield News At The Chamber – The Monthly Planner: January Edition…Click Here For Details News – ADP National Employment Report: Private-sector employment decreased by 123,000 from November to…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, December 17, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive –  “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action,” Benjamin Desraeli News At The Chamber – The December Newsletter: Released Yesterday…Click Here To Check It Out News – Agreement on NJ Comprehensive Economic Recovery Plan and Tax Incentives Reform…

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Member Spotlight: The Food Architects

This time last year, Anthony Reis and his team at The Food Architects were busy prepping for the rush that comes with the holiday season. The gourmet catering company was gearing up for corporate parties and holiday luncheons. This year, of course, is different. The Food Architects on Ethel Road West in Piscataway, which has…

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MCC Offering Free Tuition to Eligible Students

As part of the Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) program, Middlesex County College is offering free tuition and fees to those students with an adjusted gross income of $65,000 or less! The MCC CCOG program will cover tuition and educational fees for eligible students, which include: General fees Technology fees Student activity fees Registration fees…

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Welcome, New Members! Welcome Back, Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community The MCRCC is pleased to welcome new members to our ever-growing Central Jersey business community. We are also grateful to our returning partners, who have renewed their commitment to America’s greatest chamber!   Welcome, New Members! Midtowne Commercial Realty Barry’s Appliance Guaranteed Rate Princeton Detox and Recovery Center…

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Thanksgiving Message From MCRCC

As we count our blessings this Thanksgiving, the team at MCRCC is taking this moment to express our sincerest gratitude to all of our members and partners for their support during what has been a difficult year. Both personally and professionally, this year has been challenging for many but together, with the support and valuable…

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State Theater Needs Your Help!

Dear Chamber Members, For almost 100 years, patrons like you have counted on State Theatre New Jersey for entertainment and inspiration. Even in the “new normal” brought on by COVID-19, we’ve never lost sight of being that place for you, your family and friends, and the entire community. The pandemic has greatly impacted how we…

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Welcome, New Members! Welcome Back, Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community The MCRCC is pleased to welcome new members to our ever-growing Central Jersey business community. We are also grateful to our returning partners, who have renewed their commitment to America’s greatest chamber!   Welcome, New Members! Coda Staffing The Edge at Raritan Heights ElementOne Digital   Welcome Back,…

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The Daily Update

The Daily Update: Thursday, November 19, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “True influence isn’t about getting attention; it’s about making a connection,” Holley Gerth News At The Chamber – Tomorrow at 9 AM: Virtual Networking Breakfast with Warren Township Chamber of Commerce…Click Here For Details News – On-Demand Now!: A Deeper Dive into…

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The Daily Update: Friday, November 13, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “You always pass failure on the way to success,” Mickey Rooney News At The Chamber – Business Counseling: through the NJSBDC at Rutgers New Brunswick…Click Here For Details News – National Apprenticeship Week: Apprenticeship programs help employers recruit, build and retain a…

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Welcome, New Members! Welcome Back, Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community  The MCRCC is pleased to welcome new members to our ever-growing Central Jersey business community. We are also grateful to our returning partners, who have renewed their commitment to America’s greatest chamber!   Welcome, New Members!  Advanced Solar Products   Welcome Back, Returning Members!  Saint Peter’s University Hospital…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me,” Ayn Rand News At The Chamber – E-Commerce!: Developing a Strategy for E-Commerce Websites, Thursday, 12:30PM…Register Now News – NJEDA Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program: Pre-Registration…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, October 6, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet,” Bobby Unser News At The Chamber – Friday – Women’s Leadership Summit: Four Great Breakout Sessions Options, 11 AM, October 9th…Click Here For Details Resources – Drive Thru Job Fair: Thursday, October 15, 2020 from 10am…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise,” Oscar Wilde News At The Chamber – Friday – 19th Annual Women’s Leadership Summit: Rethinking the Workplace Environment: Flexibility and Engagement Presented By Theresa Richardson, Starts This Friday, October 2nd, 11 AM…Click…

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