Westfield Chamber of Commerce Invites Students to Business Meeting

The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) class of 2015-2016 invites students in grades 6-12 to an informational meeting at Mountainside Public Library, 1 Constitution Plaza in Mountainside on Monday, August 24 from 7 to 8 pm and at the Clark Public Library, Children's Program Room, lower level, 303 Westfield Ave., Clark on Tuesday, August 25 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm.

Learn how you can become a part of the entrepreneurial experience and be given the opportunity to pitch your ideas to potential investors for funding to launch your own company.

Started at the University of Rochester in 2004, YEA! teaches middle and high school students entrepreneurial skills and is an academic program that educates students in a course of project-based hands-on education.

For further info, call the Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce at (908) 233-3021 or e-mail programmgr@yeawestfield.org.

For over 60 years, the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) has been connecting commerce and community. The GWACC promotes the economic prosperity of businesses primarily in Fanwood, Garwood, Mountainside, Scotch Plains and Westfield. It is the largest association of businesses and nonprofits in our area. Members include business owners, professionals, managers and operators. Membership cultivates the opportunity to build relationships, partner, make referrals, increase business, attend lunch and learns, and support the community. 

The GWACC hosts three street fairs each year, two in Downtown Westfield and one in the center of Garwood. The chamber also operates the Westfield Farmers Market and runs the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) program. The GWACC monthly networking events — one in the early morning and one directly after work — serve as an opportunity for current members to network with each other regularly and for prospective members to come see what we're all about. In addition, the Professional Women’s Committee organizes networking events specifically tailored to women business owners, professionals, and entrepreneurs.

For more information about the GWACC, visit www.gwaccnj.com. You can also call the office at 908-233-3021 Monday through Friday between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Our office is located on the 3rd floor of the Bank of America building at 173 Elm Street, Westfield, NJ 07090.

 

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