The Essex Chapter of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO Essex) will be hosting a summer networking barbeque on August 5 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Ed Zazzali's Diamond Spring Beach Club (, 35 Evergreen Avenue, Nutley, New Jersey. The BBQ will provide a relaxed, fun atmosphere with ample opportunity for attendees to network with each other in a beautiful outdoor bar and grill setting. Attendees can learn to play bocce, too. A delicious BBQ buffet will include chicken breast, pork ribs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, baked potatoes, cole slaw, corn on the cob, mixed green salad, watermelon, and there will be a cash bar. Dress is casual. All business owners and managers in the area are welcome.

Register online by August 3 at or call the chapter hot line at 973-746-4404. Pricing for the NJAWBO Essex Summer BBQ is as follows: $35 for members and $40 nonmembers with advance registration ($5.00 more at the door). The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners, Inc.

(NJAWBO) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide tools for women business owners to compete in any marketplace, enabling them to operate a financially successful business. NJAWBO is the largest statewide women business owners' organization in the United States. Its primary objective is to support and encourage business ownership by women. Networking, partnering, leadership, education, and political advocacy are the hallmarks of the NJAWBO experience. For more information on NJAWBO, visit