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Before Trump Broke Up Biz Council, Johnson & Johnson CEO Resigned

August 16, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The head of Johnson & Johnson decided to step down from President Donald Trump's Manufacturing Council today, prior to its disbandment, according to the company.

Alex Gorsky, chairman and CEO of the New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson, announced his exit in a statement, following reports published yesterday, Aug. 15., which said he planned to remain ...

Franklin Township: The Imperia to Host Health and Wellness Expo

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership will present the 3rd annual Workplace Health & Wellness Exposition - 2017 on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 11:a.m.-2 p.m. at The Imperia, 1714 Easton Ave. Somerset.

In support of Healthier Somerset and offered during Healthier Somerset Month, the event is being provided as a no cost business resource for local companies and ...

Franklin Township: Zoup! Celebrates First NJ Grand Opening

SOMERSET, NJ - If you love comfort food, then you should come out to get a taste of Franklin Township's newest restaurant Zoup!. 

Zoup! made its Garden State debut at its newest location at 120 Cedar Grove Lane, in the Cedar Grove Centre in the Somerset section of town. Zoup! is a fast-casual soup concept restaurant which also serves made-to-order salads and ...

Young Professionals Invited to Hot Summer Networking Happy Hour

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Young Professionals will bring millenials, the next generation of Somerset County business leaders, together for “The Hot Summer Networking Happy Hour” on Wednesday, Aug. 9, from 5-7 p.m. at the Redstone American Grill, 400 Commons Way.

Redstone Grill will provide a selection of appetizers with happy hour drink ...

Somerset Firm is Named SBA Regional Subcontractor of the Year

SOMERSET, NJ- Rangam Consultants, Inc. was awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2017 Regional Subcontractor of the Year Award for Region II, Thursday afternoon, July 27.

“This is a small business that has a rich history of specializing in providing its customers with staffing services,” SBA New Jersey District Director, Al Titone said. “Rangam ...

Franklin Township: Opportunity New Jersey Sets 'Affordability Summit' for September at First Baptist Church

SOMERSET, NJ - Opportunity New Jersey will host its first ever "Affordability Summit" at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset, September 18. 

"You will have the chance to hear from some very prominent speakers and be part of the discussions about how our state leaders should address the key issues still facing our state," Opportunity New Jersey said in a ...

Chamber of Commerce Hosts Breakfast Networking Event at Punta Cana Grill

SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce held its fourth monthly networking meeting Tuesday morning, at one of the area's newest restaurants, the Punta Cana Grill on Hamilton Street. 

Tuesday's event was an early morning meeting and attendees had the chance to talk business over breakfast. 

"I encourage you all to tell everyone what you do, why ...

Franklin Township: The Palace Hosts SCBP Networking Event July 13

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership will visit another of Somerset County’s seminal locations when they host Somerset County’s most well attended and effective networking opportunity, “Networking Night at the Palace” on Thursday, July 13 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Palace at Somerset Park.

The Palace at Somerset Park is located at 333 Davidson ...

Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting

SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce held its third monthly meeting last Thursday, at the local AT&T Retail store on Easton Avenue. 

Current chamber members and non-chamber members had the opportunity to network with local business owners.

"It was a good and productive gathering with some new faces showing up and willingness to participate," Chamber ...

Finance Tips: What is Your Money Type?

Take the money type quiz below to see what type of relationship you have with money.  There is no right or wrong answer.  One money type is not preferred over the other.  There is no judgment and this quiz is not designed to put you in a box.  The money types are NOT who you are, it simply uncovers your patterns and behaviors, some of which hold you back and others that serve ...

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Venus Jewelers: Be Proactive and Protect your Jewelry and Timepiece

August 18, 2017

Are you ever concerned about your fine Jewelry and/or Timepieces being lost or stolen or even damaged?  We know that any of these incidents could happen to any of us and the best way to have peace of mind is to have these heirlooms well protected and taken care of. I would highly advise you to do the following:

1)  Bring your jewelry for inspection and ...