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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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! CBIZ Stanley Security Aborland Veteran Foundation Dana Lynn Bernstein LLC Coming Home of…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, September 17, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into visible,” Tony Robbins News At The Chamber – Today – “Combating the Ransomware Epidemic”: part of the Chamber’s Technology and Business Development Series, Thursday, September 17th, 12:30 PM, Complimentary for Members…Click…

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“What about me?”  Design your life to get what you want, Kathleen Cashman-Walter

Kathleen Cashman-Walter, MBA, LCOP, PCC, Executive Leadership & Career Coach, Training and Development Specialist, Strategic Consultant, Key Note Speaker, Author and Professor.  Click Here to Purchase Sessions: Friday, October 9, 2020, 11 AM and Friday, October 16, 2020, 11 AM “What about me?”  Design your life to get what you want. Our current times of…

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Rethinking the Workplace Environment: Flexibility and Engagement, Theresa Richardson

Theresa Richardson, Chief Talent Officer, Withum Click Here to Purchase Sessions: Friday, October 2, 2020, 11 AM, Friday, October 9, 2020, 11 AM, and Friday, October 16, 2020, 11 AM Rethinking the Workplace Environment: Flexibility and Engagement As companies begin to reopen and school is back in session, Theresa will discuss the different types of…

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Building Your Referral Net Through Networking, Jim Barnoski

Jim Barnoski, President, Sandler Training/Performance Selling, LLC Click Here to Purchase Sessions: Friday, October 2, 2020, 11 AM and Friday, October 16, 2020, 11 AM Building Your Referral Net Through Networking As a business development professional, you work hard to take care of your customers with hopes that these satisfied clients will provide you with…

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The Daily Update: Friday, September 11, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary,” Vidal Sassoon News At The Chamber – Thursday – “Combating the Ransomware Epidemic”: part of the Chamber’s Technology and Business Development Series, Thursday, September 17th, 12:30 PM, Complimentary for Members…Click…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do”, Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe News – Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing the Resumption of Indoor Dining Effective Friday, September 4: The Governor’s Executive Order includes requirements for theaters…

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The Daily Update: Monday, August 24, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new”, Albert Einstein News – Governor Murphy Announces Financial Assistance to Protect Residential and Commercial Utility Customers: the State’s public water, gas, and electric utility companies regulated by BPU have all…

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New Brunswick is Open For Business!

Video Credit: New Brunswick City Center New Brunswick City Center New Brunswick City Center Revitalizing & Supporting New Brunswick’s Special Improvement District Established in 1987 to oversee one of the first Special Improvement Districts (SID) established in the State of New Jersey, New Brunswick City Market, Inc. is a privately funded 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated…

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A Seat At The Table

Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce Expands Non-Profit Services By Joshua Mayfield, Intern, Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce / Berkeley College The Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that Tom Park and Kathy Shaw will be serving as the Co-Leaders of the Chamber’s Non-Profit RoundTable. Mr. Park is a new…

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The Daily Update: Friday, August 14, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work”, Calvin Coolidge New At The Chamber – August Newsletter: Check Out Our August Newsletter…Click Here For The August Newsletter News – Federal Government Exceeds Small…

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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!  W.O.W Counseling & Consulting   Welcome Back, Returning Members!  Dale Carnegie of…

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The Daily Update: Monday, August 10, 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 New At The Chamber – Tomorrow – Meet Your Elected Officials Featuring Freeholder Charles Tomaro, Middlesex County: Members and Guests have the Opportunity to Connect with their Elected Leaders. The interactive Discussion…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “It’s not about money or connections – it’s the willingness to outwork and out learn everyone,” Mark Cuban News – Governor Murphy Announces Decreased Indoor Gathering Capacity Limit: Indoor gatherings are now limited to 25 percent of a room’s capacity, but…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, August 4, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra,” Jimmy Johnson News – Murphy Signs Health Insurance Tax, Law Takes Effect Jan. 1: a new 2.5% tax on certain health insurance premiums, one of two bills passed by the Legislature last…

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The Daily Update: Monday, August 3rd

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “The only way you are going to have success is to have lots of failures first,” Sergey Brin New At The Chamber – Tomorrow – Meet Your Elected Officials Featuring Mayor Francis Womack, North Brunswick: Members and Guests have the Opportunity to Connect…

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The Daily Update: Friday, July 31, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Every problem is a gift — without problems we would not grow,” Anthony Robbins New At The Chamber – Complimentary for Members – Developing A Formal Reopening Plan: The program will begin by educating business owners on how to develop a formal business…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, July 30, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Always ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow,” Paulo Coelho New At The Chamber – Making Sure It is Safe to Reopen – Three-Part Series: The Middlesex Regional Chamber of Commerce and…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, July 29, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Work leads to greater success than non-work. Hard work leads to greatness,” Greg Henry Quinn New At The Chamber – Friday – Joint Chamber Networking Breakfast: Join the Middlesex County Regional, Hunterdon County, and Somerset County for our Virtual Networking Breakfast, 9 AM,Friday, July…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, July 28, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you,” Steve Jobs New At The Chamber – 74th Annual Outing: You’re invited to our Bernie Cohn Memorial Golf Classic and 74th…

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The Daily Update: Monday, July 27, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen,” Frank Lloyd Wright New At The Chamber – Tomorrow – Meet Your Elected Officials Featuring Mayor Brad Cohen, East Brunswick: Members and…

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The Daily Update: Friday, July 24, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “If something is wrong, fix it now. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes nothing,” Ernest Hemingway News – Governor Murphy Announces Main Street Commercial Corridors Relief: $6 Million in CARES Act Funding to be Allocated to NJRA Small Business Lease -…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, July 23, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships,” Michael Jordan New At The Chamber – This Week’s Career Opportunities: In case you missed yesterday’s Career Opportunities E-Mail…Click Here For Current Openings News – ​ NJ Job Gains Recover Impressively, Still Lag Nation: New Jersey’s job…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change,” Stephen Hawking New At The Chamber – Middlesex County – Arts, Entertainment & Restaurants: Middlesex County’s vibrant arts and culture scene has something to offer for everyone…Click Here For More Information Featured Career…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, July 21, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – ” Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it,” Henry David Thoreau New At The Chamber – Tonight – July 21st Summer Soiree: A Chance to Network With the Best, 5 PM, Tonight…Click Here To Purchase Featured Career Opportunity…

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The Daily Update: Monday, July 20, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Every problem is a gift—without problems we would not grow,” Anthony Robbins New At The Chamber – Tomorrow – Meet Your Elected Leaders: State Senator Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. (D), 9 AM, Tomorrow…Click Here To Purchase Game Time! Game of The Week: Networking 101: Best…

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The Daily Update: Friday, July 17, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen,” Wayne Huizenga New At The Chamber – Last Day For BOGO – Two Great Programs for the Price of One!..Click Here To Purchase Resources – ​ NJ Advance Media…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, July 16, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Opportunities don’t happen, you create them,” Chris Grosser New At The Chamber – Tomorrow – Global Business Summit: Join the Middlesex County Regional Chamber or Commerce and Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce for the the Global Business Virtual Summit and learn how…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Energy and persistence conquer all things,” Benjamin Franklin New At The Chamber – Middlesex County – Top Colleges and Universities: County is a hub for affordable higher education…Click Here Resources – ​ Master your Outlook inbox: Clean up your folders, categorize and store your messages, and…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, July 14, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop,” Confucius New At The Chamber – Middlesex County: A Magnet for Major Businesses: From manufacturing, warehousing and distribution centers, to higher education and healthcare institutions, the county is…

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The Daily Update: Monday, July 13, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence,” Helen Keller New At The Chamber – Welcome To Middlesex County!: Check Out The MCRCC Section Inside New Jersey Business…Click Here To See It Resources – ​ Helping America’s…

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The Daily Update: Friday, July 10, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory,” George S. Patton New At The Chamber – Today – Virtual Networking Breakfast: Networking & More, 9 AM, Today , July 10th…Click Here To Register Resources – ​ The 2021 Middlesex County Arts &…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, July 9, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start,” Nido Qubein New At The Chamber – July Newsletter: In case you missed Yesterday’s July Newsletter…Click Here To Check It Out Resources – ​ Motor Vehicle Commission Centers are…

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Member Spotlight: Custom Benefits Technologies

For John Farnsworth, a benefits specialist at Custom Benefits Technologies (CBT), a provider of health insurance benefits (major medical and voluntary supplemental) and enrollment systems, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed technology to the forefront of his day-to-day business. Custom Benefits Technologies assists human resources directors, insurance brokers, and direct commercial customers by providing quality benefits…

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Enjoy Outdoor Dining in the Heart of New Brunswick

Support the Hub City’s Restaurants Today New Brunswick recently expanded its outdoor dining space by closing George Street between Albany and Bayard Streets every Thursday through Sunday. Restaurants may begin serving at 3:00 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and stop serving by 12:00 a.m. Accordingly, restaurants may begin serving at 12:00 p.m. on Sundays…

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Welcome, New Members! Welcome Back, Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community The MRRCC 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! Express Employment Professionals Sanchez & Associates Damco Solutions Inc. Omega Financial Services MS…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact,” Les Brown News – NJ Transit Rail and Light Rail resumed full weekday service on July 6th: As of Monday, July 6th, NJ TRANSIT…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, July 7, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude,” Oprah Winfrey New At The Chamber – Friday – Virtual Networking Breakfast: Networking & More, 9 AM, Friday, July 10th…Click Here To Register News –  US-Mexico-Canada…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, July 2, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity,” Amelia Earhart New At The Chamber – Congratulations James!: Chamber Board Member and Treasurer James Berg is now a Partner with Withum…Click Here To Get To Know James Resources…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear,” George Addair Resources – Financial Assistance Programs Available for Business through Local Governments: Depending on your city or county jurisdiction, there may be additional financial assistance programs to help offset the…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent,” Eleanor Roosevelt News – ​ NJ Advance Media is pledging up to $10 Million: In matching advertising grants to support the marketing, advertising, and branding needs of area businesses. Applications accepted through July 31,…

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The Daily Update: Monday, June 29, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any,” Alice Walker News – ​Congratulations Tom! – TESU Administrator & Chamber Member to Chair NJBIA Diversity and Inclusion Council: Tom Phillips, associate director of Strategic Partnerships at…

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The Daily Update: Friday, June 26, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life a complex matter,” Walt Disney Featured Career Opportunity – Join One of Inc. 500’s Fastest Growing Company: MSI…Click Here To Learn More…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, June 25, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision,” Dalai Lama New At The Chamber – Tomorrow – Virtual Networking Breakfast – Join Us for Our Virtual Networking Breakfast, 9 AM, Tomorrow, Friday, June 26th…Click Here To Purchase News…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit,” Conrad Hilton News – Casinos, indoor dining can resume on July 2: Both casinos and restaurants can reopen at 25 percent capacity just two…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes,” John Wooden New At The Chamber – Today – Returning from the Pandemic – Detoxing to Build your Immune System: Empower yourselves to enter back…

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The Daily Update: Monday, June 22, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway,” Earl Nightingale New At The Chamber – Today – Summer Soiree Series:Join the Middlesex County Regional’s Women In Business…

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The Daily Update: Friday, June 19, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see further,” Thomas Carlyle New At The Chamber – Summer Soiree Series Starts on June 22nd:Join the Middlesex County Regional’s Women In Business Committee for our…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, June 18, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step,” Martin Luther King, Jr. New At The Chamber – Friday – Joint Chamber Networking: Join the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Hunterdon County Chamber for our…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones,” Confucius New At The Chamber – Summer Soiree Series Starts on June 22nd: Join the Middlesex County Regional’s Women In Business Committee for our first Summer Soiree: A Chance to…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it,” Thomas Jefferson Resource – New Jersey 30 Day Fund: provides forgivable loans for New Jersey-based small businesses…Click Here For More Information…

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The Daily Update: Monday, June 15, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Before you are a leader, success is all about gearing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others,” Jack Welch New At The Chamber – How Games Can Level Up & Engage Your Workforce: a mobile game platform…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, June 11, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great,” John D. Rockefeller News – SBA Joint Statement: Regarding Enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act…Click Here For More Information Resource – The CDC recommendations for employers: to prevent…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it,” Elon Musk Resource – Middlesex County Small Business Grant Application (CDBG-CV): The County of Middlesex has created a Small Business Grant program utilizing CDBG-CV…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is,” Catherine Pulsifer News – Today, June 9th – Applications for $45 Million NJEDA Grant Program to Open: Be Prepared and Review The Application Ahead of Time…Click Here For…

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The Daily Update: Monday, June 8, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye,” Helen Keller News – Tomorrow – Applications for $45 Million NJEDA Grant Program to Open June 9: Be Prepared and Review The Application Ahead of Time…Click Here…

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Have Fun at Home – For Free: June 4th Edition

Are you self-quarantining and social distancing and looking for activities? Here’s something fun to do at home (or in your backyard) during the pandemic. Dance Your Stress Away Need something a little different right now? Enjoy some flamenco fun with the wonderful Principal Dancers of Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre, NJ’s premier Spanish Dance Company. Learn about this beautiful dance form and how to use your…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, June 4, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Things have a way of working themselves out if we just remain positive,” Lou Holtz Donate – McFoods: June 6 Drive By Food Drive…Click Here To Donate News – The SBA Released New Statistics: The Latest Data…Click Here For More Information Resource – NJEDA…

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New Brunswick Food Pantries Receive Donation

Longtime New Brunswick-based company, Animal, recently donated 5,000 of the company’s new Boss Protein Bars to three of the Hub City’s food pantries: Elijah’s Promise, the Salvation Army and the Rutgers Students Food Pantry. Animal was connected with these local pantries through Chamber recommendations. MCRCC is grateful for Animal’s generous donation.

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Welcome, New Members! Welcome Back, Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community The MRRCC 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! Chateau Grand Hotel Atlantic Precision Technology Montenegro Real Estate The Food Architects…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome,” Wilma Rudolph Donate – McFoods: June 6 Drive By Food Drive…Click Here To Donate News – Murphy Announces New Jersey to Enter…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts,” Winston Churchill Donate – McFoods: June 6 Drive By Food Drive…Click Here To Donate News – NJ to enter Stage II of restart and recovery on…

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The Daily Update: Monday, June 1, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does,” William James Donate – McFoods: June 6 Drive By Food Drive…Click Here To Donate Resource – Reopening and preparing workplaces for COVID-19: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s report…Click Here For More Information…

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The Daily Update: Friday, May 29, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you,” Ralph Waldo Emerson Donate – McFoods: June 6 Drive By Food Drive…Click Here To Donate News – PPE Supplier Registry to Facilitate Access to COVID-19 Protective Gear: New Jersey…

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The Daily Update: May 28, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us,” Henry S. Haskins Virtual Program – Keep it moving 2020 – Be a hero for the more than 1,500 children and adults with disabilities, served…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “When you clearly understand that success is a process, not an event, you are encouraged to follow the right process to create the success you are capable of having,” Zig Ziglar News – Get Counted: New Jersey residents can respond to the…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way,” Napoleon Hill New At The Chamber – Complete The COVID-19 Reopening Survey: The State of New Jersey is requesting your input to better understand how to assist you in…

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The Daily Update: Friday, May 22, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other,” Brian Tracy New At The Chamber – Share The Daily Update with a Friend: Know a Friend or Colleague Who Would Enjoy The Daily Update? Ask Them To…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, May 21, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated,” Maya Angelou New At The Chamber – Returning to the Workplace: Post-Pandemic Considerations: Tuesday, May 26th, 1:30 PM Featuring Theresa Richardson, CPA, PSA, Chief Talent Officer, Withum…Click Here To Register Resource – If…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Always find opportunities to make someone smile, and to offer random acts of kindness in everyday life,” Roy T. Bennett News – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Extensions: driver license, registration, and inspection expiration dates. Effective immediately, these documents, if expiring between…

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The Daily Update: Friday, May 15, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple,” Paulo Coelho Featured Career Opportunity – Reckitt Benckiser: Forklift Operator – Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package…Click Here To Apply News – NJ Beaches to Open for Memorial…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, May 14, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “The best way to predict the future is to create it,” Abraham Lincoln Featured Career Opportunity – Reckitt Benckiser: Packaging Tech – Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package…Click Here To Apply News – More N.J. Businesses Are Getting PPP Loans with Funds Still Available: -…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference,” Winston Churchill New At The Chamber – Companies Hiring…Yes, Hiring! – Check Out This Week’s Edition of Career Opportunities: Just in case you missed today’s earlier email on Career Opportunities…Click Here To…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “A positive attitude causes a chain of reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results,” Wade Boggs New At The Chamber – Today – Leveling Up Your Workforce: How companies can onboard, upskill and fire-up…

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The Daily Update: Monday, May 11, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need tomorrow,” Robert Tew New At The Chamber – Open For Business – Virtual Kick Off Program Today, Monday, May 11th at 12:30 PM…Click Here To Register News – NJ Labor Department Clarifies Unemployment…

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The Daily Update: Friday, May 8, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream,” Les Brown New At The Chamber – 5 Programs Next Week – High-Quality Interactive Webinars to Virtual Networking…Click Here For Our Upcoming Programs News – With Over $100 Billion in PPP…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, May 7, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Positive anything is better than negative nothing,” Elbert Hubbard New At The Chamber – Featured Career Opportunity- The Daily Update Now Includes A Featured Career Opportunity – Click Here To Submit Your Openings News – Good Fiscal News: After he warned that New Jersey was facing a “fiscal…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community Stay Positive – “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results,” Willie Nelson New At The Chamber – Submit Your Promotion – Have a Promotion? – Click Here To Submit It News – New Stats on second round of PPP funding: New Stats on second round of PPP funding:…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, May 5, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “All Your Dreams Can Come True If You Have The Courage To Pursue Them,” Walt Disney New At The Chamber – Program Today – 12:30 PM – “COVID-19- What Employers Should Know”: As part of the Chamber’s Workforce and Business Resources Series:…

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The Daily Update: Monday, May 4, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Start Each Day With a Positive Thought and a Grateful Heart,” Roy T. Bennet New At The Chamber – Looking For A Recent Edition of The Daily Update?: Check Out The Chamber’s News Section on Our Website and Do Not Forgot to…

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The Daily Update: Friday, May 1, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “In Order To Carry A Positive Action, We Must Develop Here A Positive Vision,” Dalai Lama New At The Chamber – Joint Chamber Virtual Networking on Tuesday: Join the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce for our Virtual Multi-Chamber Networking with Hunterdon…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, April 30, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Only surround yourself with people who will lift you higher,” Oprah Winfrey New At The Chamber – Important: Share Your COVID-19 Related Concerns with State Officials: The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce has recently launched a short survey to compile COVID-19 related concerns from…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra,” Jimmy Johnson New At The Chamber – Webinar – Navigating Remote Employee Relationships: The 1 Hour Program will discuss best practices for managing a remote team. Our Presenters is Vanessa Alzate,President and CEO of Anchored Training. – Tomorrow,…

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The Daily Update: Friday, April 24, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Happiness is the only thing that multiplies when you share it,” Albert Schweitzer New At The Chamber – Early-Bird Registration For Members: The Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce Presents “The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act” – Tuesday, April 28th, 12:30 PM – Members…

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The Daily Update: Monday, April 20, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need tomorrow”, Robert Tew News – On Re-Opening the Economy: Gov. Murphy named the New Jersey representatives to participate in a seven-state council that will plan how to lift restrictions and re-open…

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Member Spotlight: Elijah’s Promise

Elijah’s Promise, one of the area’s largest community soup kitchens, hasn’t missed a day of service since its inception 28 years ago. Even amidst this unprecedented pandemic, Elijah’s Promise is still fulfilling its promise to the hungry, keeping its doors open seven days a week. The kitchen, at 18 Neilsen St. in New Brunswick, has…

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Make an Impact in Your Community

Even if you can’t volunteer right now, you can still make an impact in your community through monetary, food and medical supply donations. Local Non-Profits in Need of Donations: Elijah’s Promise: needs your help so they can continue their efforts during this difficult time. All donations are welcome. – Click Here To Donate McFoods: Any…

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Tips to Remain Positive

Maximize Professional Development – SkillUp Middlesex offers 4,500 free online courses that cover a wide variety of topics. Check out the courses here. Support Your Favorite Restaurant – With many local restaurants offering delivery and curbside pickup, you can still enjoy your favorite meal, just at home. Check out a list of restaurants that are…

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Welcome, New Members! Welcome Back, Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community The MRRCC 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! 1Huddle Premiere Residences New York Life Educational Services Commission of New Jersey Lehman…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “There is more to live than increasing its speed”, Mahatma Gandhi News – Re-Opening the Economy – Gov. Phil Murphy said his administration is joining governors from – Recognizing that their states have one integrated regional economy, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy,…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible”, Albert Einstein News – Straight Answers on Coronavirus Unemployment Programs – New Jersey Labor Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo-Angelo provided some pretty straightforward answers to questions about unemployment benefits during a nearly hour long…

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The Daily Update: Monday, April 13, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Before you are a leader, success is all about gearing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others”, Jack Welch News – NJEDA Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan applications opened Today, Monday, April 13, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. – The Small Business…

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The Daily Update: Friday, April 10, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Best wishes for a Safe and Healthy Holiday Weekend” News – Independent contractors and self-employed individuals can apply for PPP loans beginning today, April 10 – Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is an SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, April 9, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up”, Vince Lombardi News – Murphy Expands Restrictions on Construction Projects and Essential Retail – Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order today that will force all non-essential construction projects to…

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The Daily Update: Friday, April 3, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will “, Zig Ziglar Resources – NJEDA Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program: Applications will open at 9 a.m. today and close on Friday, April 10 at 9 a.m. The application will be…

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The Daily Update: Thursday, April 2, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “We Become What We Think “, Buddha Resources – NJEDA COVID-19 Economic Relief Package Deck: Includes Grant Application Overview & Resources – Click Here To Access News – NJEDA Announces Application Launch Date for Grants for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 – The…

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. Stay Positive – “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow”, Hellen Keller Resources – Paycheck Protection Plan Description: Courtesy of Withum – Click Here To Access News – The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act Becomes Law – A Tax Summary: Coverage of…

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Support our Local Restaurants

Restaurant: Veganized Phone: (732) 342-7412 Address: 1 Elm Row, New Brunswick, NJ, 08901 Website:www.veganizedfoods.com   Restaurant: Denny’s Phone: (732) 238-4337 Address: 752 NJ 18, East Brunswick, NJ, 08816 Website: locations.dennys.com/NJ/EAST-BRUNSWICK/248812   Restaurant: Harvest Moon Brewery/cafe Phone: (732) 249-6666 Address: 392 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ, 08901 Website: harvestmoonbrewery.com   Restaurant: Panicos Phone: (732) 545-6100 Address: 94…

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. News – A conversation with NJEDA CEO Tim Sullivan: The New Jersey Economic Development Authority recently announced new initiatives to support businesses impacted by COVID-19. NJBIA, NJCC and CIANJ are partnering for a special webinar conversation with NJEDA CEO, Tim Sullivan, Today at 4 p.m. The…

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The Daily Update: March 30, 2020

The Daily Update Features Resources, News & How You Can Help Your Community. News – NJEDA Announces New Initiatives to Support Businesses Impacted by COVID-19. A suite of new programs designed to support businesses and workers facing economic hardship due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19…Click Here for the Full Release Virtual Event –…

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2020 Emerging Leaders Summit Rescheduled to May 28

The 2020 Emerging Leaders Summit, originally scheduled for March 26, has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 28. The program will still take place from 12 – 4:30 p.m. at the Heldrich Hotel & Conference Center in downtown New Brunswick. The Emerging Leaders Summit provides professional and personal development for beginning to mid-career professionals and helps…

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Welcome, New Members! Welcome Back, Returning Members!

Membership Reflects Central Jersey’s Growing Business Community The MRRCC 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! Switlik Comfort AT&T Cosmetics & Perfume Filling & Packaging Cornerstone Worksite Solutions Earn…

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Letter From The President: Coronavirus / COVID-19

Dear Chamber Members & Friends, The safety and health of our members, staff and community is of paramount importance to us. Therefore, we are taking the following precautionary measures to address the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19): Effective immediately all events have been postponed through April 23rd. All committee meetings will move to conference calls.…

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Member Spotlight: The YMCA of MEWSA

Did you know that the YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy (MEWSA) is the leading child care provider in Middlesex County? Across its 11 child care center locations in the county, the YMCA serves up to 1,000 children a day. And that number is going to keep growing, vows President and CEO Rose…

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Members Kicked-Off the Holiday Season at WinterFest

Jewelry, specialty coffee and homemade dog treats were just a few of the items for sale at MCRCC’s Holiday WinterFest, hosted by the chamber’s Women in Business Committee. This one-of-a-kind event incorporated networking, holiday shopping and giveaways for a lovely Friday morning at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe. During breakfast, members had the chance…

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MCRCC Welcomes Freshii to New Brunswick

The chamber would like to welcome Freshii, a fast-casual chain restaurant specializing in healthy options, to the Hub City. Located at 131 Neilson St., Freshii held its grand opening on Dec. 4 and offers a wide variety of customizable nutritious options such as soups, salads, wraps, bowls, burritos, frozen yogurt, juices and smoothies. The chain…

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Learn to “Identify Blind Spots That Get In The Way Of Your Success” with Dave Mattson of Sandler on Thursday, Nov. 14

Are you looking to make your business more successful, but aren’t sure how? We have the perfect event for you. Hosted by Performance Selling and the Chamber, Dave Mattson of Sandler will share insights on the “barriers and blind spots” the company has identified over the decades, which often prevent companies from achieving the level…

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