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West Orange Business and Non Profits Connect at Primavera Meet and Greet

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Micky Wagner, Pat Sutherland of Vidoovy, and Perry Bashkoff of Bashkoff Enterprises. Credits: Cynthia Cumming
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Tekeste Gebremichael, Cass Realtors, Matt Schwartz, Bederson, Kevin Kruse, Met Life. Credits: Cynthia Cumming
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Sue McCartney and grandchildren, in background, Otto Torrisi, West Orange PAL. Credits: Cynthia Cumming
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Lisa Scalora, New Jersey Arts Incubator, Josie Velez, Co Chair, WO Public Relations Comission; Cynthia Hadley Bailey, West Orange African Heritage Organization. Credits: Cynthia Cumming
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Jordan Baris, Realtor, and Mike Brick of the West Orange Energy Commission. Credits: Cynthia Cumming
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Anne Sophie Whitehead of Mountaintop League. Credits: Cynthia Cumming
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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange Chamber of Commerce sponsored an informal Meet and Greet on May 9 at Primavera Restaurant on Pleasant Valley Way.  Several business owners and organization members turned out to network and introduce themselves.

Micky Wagner, WOCC Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, was in attendance along with Paul Petigrow, WOCC President, and other chamber members. Otto Torrisi of WoPal, Anne Sophie Whitehead of Mountaintop League, Sangeeta Badlani of the Nikhil Badlani Foundation, Lisa Scalora of New Jersey Arts Incubator, and Cynthia Hadley Bailey of the West Orange African Heritage Organization, also attended, along with members of the Downtown West Orange Alliance.

Sue McCartney, WOCC Vice-President and Councilwoman, served as Master of Ceremonies.  Jerry Guarino and Joe Krakoviak, Councilpersons, along with members of the Public Relations Commission, were also present to support the event.

The next networking event is scheduled at Edison National Historical Park during the summer.

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