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North Essex Chamber of Commerce Hosts Holiday Luncheon & Shopping Bazaar

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Both members and non-members of the North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) mingled as they accomplished some early holiday shopping at the NECC 2016 Holiday Celebration and shopping bazaar at the Manor in West Orange earlier this month.

Guests from throughout the West Essex area enjoyed an international buffet, music, prizes and holiday trivia as they shopped among the many tables set up by local vendors. NECC member Nina Tucker said she especially enjoyed the chocolates, tote bags for wine and various jewelry options.

“The vendors were great—we have some old favorites and some new, innovative items here,” she said. “I love the holiday party because it’s such a happy time and everybody’s so jovial and cheerful. I love the fact that people take time out of their busy day to come celebrate the holiday season with us.”

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NECC member Diana Longo agreed, stating that the NECC holiday celebration is a unique opportunity to “foster the professional relationships” that members have developed in 2016 while also sharing holiday cheer.

Holly Kaplansky, NECC president, thanked the event sponsors and vendors as well as the organization committee for the hard work it put into this event putting it together and the NECC board for always being an active presence in the community.

“Obviously the chamber would be nowhere without the board,” said Kaplansky. “This board is especially active. They always participate and show up and I personally appreciate it.”

Kaplansky acknowledged representatives of Barnabas Health (known among NECC members as a “power play sponsor”); PSE&G; C3 Workplace; and Rand, Feuer & Klein LLC; Spencer Savings Bank; Kearny Bank; Montclair State University; Minuteman Press; media sponsor TAPinto.net; and more for attending the event.

The next NECC Business Resource Breakfast, a monthly networking event intended to provide the opportunity for each attendee to present a brief description of his or her business and interact with members and guests, will be held at Cloverleaf Tavern in Caldwell on Jan. 12.

Visit the NECC calendar for information on upcoming events.

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