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Business Leaders Invited to "Meet Opportunity NJ Breakfast" at RVCC

The Somerset County Business Partnership and the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce will host a “Meet Opportunity NJ Breakfast” on Wednesday, Jan. 11 in the Raritan Valley Community College Atrium.

NORTH BRANCH - The Somerset County Business Partnership and Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce will host the “Meet Opportunity NJ Breakfast” on Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28 and Lamington Road.

Opportunity NJ is a non-partisan, grassroots advocacy coalition representing New Jersey employers, employees, businesses, trade groups, community organizations, and other interested citizens. With no direct ties to political parties or government, ONJ serves as an independent voice to advocate for and support policies that encourage job growth, affordability, and prosperity in New Jersey.

Among the concerns addressed by ONJ are burdensome taxes and regulation, out-migration of businesses and residents, and infrastructure improvements across the state. The goal of ONJ is to “rebuild and maintain an environment that encourages and supports job creation, business opportunity and an affordable New Jersey for all residents.”

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Speakers at the interactive breakfast session are ONJ co-chairs Thomas Bracken, president and CEO of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and Michele Siekerka, Esq., president and CEO of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), the nation’s largest statewide employer association representing over 20,000 member companies.

The event will feature an open discussion with Bracken and Siekerka, providing an opportunity to educate ONJ leadership to the concerns of the Somerset and Hunterdon county business communities.

Fee for the breakfast is $25.00. Registration is required and may be made online at http://bit.ly/OpporNJ or by calling the Business Partnership at 908-218-4300.

 

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