MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Chamber of Commerce will present a home-based business Open House on Wednesday, April 1 from noon to 2 p.m. at WORDs Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave.

“Grow Your Home Based Business with the Chamber of Commerce” will provide home-based business owners the opportunity to learn more about the benefits of membership with the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce. Lunch will be provided.

The Open House will include presentations by Chamber members. Presentations will include Small Business Banking by Claudine Baptiste of BCB Community Bank; Marketing Your Business Through the Chamber/Maplewood Business Mobile App by Rick Gilman of RGG Communications; Creating a Business Plan by Diana Galer of Galer Coaching for Excellence; and Tips on Setting Up Your Home Office by Diane Thomson of Creative Organizing.

There is no fee for the event, however, advanced registration is requested.

Anyone interested can respond to Executive Director Rene Conlon at or (201) 341-9554 by March 30.