Madison, NJ — Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship will host the 22nd Annual New Jersey Family Business of the Year Awards.

The event with take place on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, with a reception at 11:30 a.m. and the luncheon and awards ceremony following at noon.

Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant of Montclair was selected to receive this honor based on rate of growth over the last three years; their philanthropic and economic impact; how they have overcome challenges, and their vision for the future, among other factors.

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In the Up to $10 Million category, honorees are: Bornstein Sons, Inc. of Fairfield; Flynn and Son Funeral Homes of Fords/Edison, Perth Amboy, and Metuchen; Giambri's Quality Sweets of Clementon; G&G Realtors of Oakhurst and Deal; Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant of Montclair; McRae Capital Management, Inc. of Morristown; and Things 4 Strings of Livingston.

In the Over $10 Million category, honorees are: Allen & Stults Company, Inc. of Hightstown; Elberon Development Group of Cranford; Gibraltar Laboratories, Inc. of  Fairfield; Jack Daniels Motors of Upper Saddle River; My Limo of East Hanover; Ski Barn of Paramus; and Wine Chateau of Metuchen.

The program is sponsored by: New Jersey Monthly; PNC Bank; Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business; Camarès Communications; Crystal Plaza; CohnReznick LLP; and Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP.

Tickets are available for $75. Call (973) 443-8842 or email gzuccaro@fdu.edu for more information.

The mission of FDU’s Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship is to teach and support entrepreneurship in the academic and business communities. Since 1989, as part of the Silberman College of Business, the Institute has been supporting entrepreneurship and innovation by offering academic and outreach programs on the local, regional and increasingly, global levels. An outstanding entrepreneurship curriculum taught by an excellent faculty has helped make our academic program one of the finest in the nation. In addition, our expanding outreach programs enable us to help more people to succeed

Crystal Plaza is located at 305 W. Northfield Ave., Livingston, NJ. For driving directions, visit: www.crystalplaza.com.