Friday, May 3, 2013
Event was held Wednesday at the Parsippany Holiday Inn.
The Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce says its most recent job fair, held Wednesday at the Holiday Inn of Parsippany, was a big success. The organizations said more than 450 local job seekers meet 33 local employers at the event, a project of the PACC's Employment Outreach Program that features strategic partnerships which include the NJSBDC of Northwest Jersey, free job posting boards, newsletters, career counseling, internships and seminars. "We’re going to create and fill jobs for our residents to assist in sparking economic growth throughout the Parsippany area by encouraging investment in filling vacant spaces and hiring our unique workforce," said Chamber President Robert J. Peluso, who chaired the job fair committee with …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
New Road Pharmacy held its grand opening Tuesday.
Residents of easternmost Parsippany have a new drug store option: New Road Phamacy and Surgical is open for business and hoping to serve you. The brand new enterprise opened its doors Tuesday evening with a ribbon cutting ceremony that showed off its bright storefront. On hand for the event were Mayor James Barberio, Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce President Robert J. Peluso and PACC board members Frank Cahill and Ildiko Peluso, who welcomed proprietors James Kim and Bethany Bui to the township. Kim told Patch that New Road Pharmacy is a family affair, and by the looks of things, the business is all about families—Kim and Bui, who are married, were supported by the presence of their parents. And the couple's young daughters were on …
Monday, April 1, 2013
In preparation for its May 1 job fair, business organization presents a workforce development seminar next week.
The Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce continues its mission to help local people looking for work. The nonprofit, self-funded volunteer group hosts what it calls Job Fair Preparation and Forum: A Workshop for Job Seekers on Tuesday, April 9 at Centenary College. The event is designed to prepare people for the upcoming PACC Job Fair, scheduled for May 1 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn of Parsippany. The free seminar will address several key areas related to job fairs, according to President Robert J. Peluso, including: “Employees are one of our most valuable assets in every organization," said Peluso, who also chairs the PACC'S job fair committee. "We recognize this fundamental concept and promote Parsippany’s talented workforce …
Monday, March 4, 2013
The Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce presents a free educational offering for job seekers and business owners Tuesday.
The Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce presents a new seminar as part of its Employment Outreach Program Tuesday. The free event, called "Social Media Effectiveness, A Workshop for Job Seekers and Business Owners" takes place from 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Centenary College, 300 Littleton Road. Entry to the event is free of charge, however advance registration is required and space is limited to 50 attendees. For event details andregistration, please visit ParsippanyChamber.org. "At the chamber’s last workforce development event in January, attendees learned valuable lessons about creating a personal brand," said PACC Executive Director Craig Schlosser. "This month’s seminar will answer questions such as: which social media venues to use, …
Monday, February 4, 2013
The Parsippany Holiday Inn was the site for a night of food and entertainment for a worthy cause.
One in six men will contract prostate cancer in his lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. More than 32,000 likely will die this year. That's why dozens of township residents headed Monday evening to the Parsippany Holiday Inn for Parsippany Night Out. About 80 people turned out to enjoy a buffet supper catered by area restaurants, music from a DJ, conversation and a silent auction with the knowledge that all proceeds from the evening will benefit the Dean and Betty Gallo Prostate Cancer Center and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Former U.S. Rep. Dean Gallo, a former Parsippany council member, Morris County Freeholder and General Assembly minority leader of the General Assembly died from prostate cancer in 1994. The …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Parsippany's Chamber of Commerce seeks to raise awareness of the deadly disease and support services for those who suffer from it.
The Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce and the Parsippany Area Visitor Center are partnering to bring attention to prostate cancer, which kills about 32,050 men in the U.S. each year, according to the American Cancer Society. On Feb. 4, the groups present the first annual Parsippany Night Out, which will be held at the Holiday Inn of Parsippany, 707 Route 46 East from 6-8 p.m. The event, which benefits the Dean and Betty Gallo Prostate Cancer Center and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, is designed to give people an evening of food and entertainment with a silent auction. But the purpose behind the merriment is serious: to raise awareness of prostate cancer and support services. “Prostate cancer affects an entire family and our …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Employment outreach program takes place at Centenary College next Tuesday.
When the economy is struggling and the job market is tight, it's important for people looking for work to make themselves stand out, according to the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce. That's why the business membership group is offering a new employment outreach program event for the community. The organization presents "Create Your Personal Brand with Bragbook Multimedia," program for people in career transition and business owners. The interactive workshop is designed to help job seekers and entrepreneurs find new ways to market themselves and showcase their accomplishments and skills through technology. Specifically, the program will introduce attendees to Bragbook, a New Jersey company that launched the website Bragbook Multimedia …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Senior medical facilities and the Chamber of Commerce are offering a fundraising event and 'The Parsippany Experience.'
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Tuesday, December 4, 2012
CareOne at Morris and CareOne at Morris Assisted Living are looking for high rollers with an altruistic streak. The nursing facility and senior assisted living firm—with the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce—is planning a fundraising event to help its workers who were negatively affected by Superstorm Sandy. CareOne Executive Director Catherine Olexa said that on Dec. 5, the organization will host a Casino Night at the Westmount Country Club in Paterson. The benefit will raise funds to help more than 40 CareOne employees who lost their homes and belongings as a result of the storm. Event proceeds will help them replace lost valuables and necessities. With the help of PACC President Robert Peluso, Executive Director Craig Schlosser and …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Drug store christens its Baldwin Plaza location with a ribbon cutting.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Walgreens Pharmacy held a ribbon cutting grand opening of its new location at 200 Baldwin Road in the Baldwin Plaza Shopping Center Wednesday morning. Mayor James Barberio and Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce President Robert Peluso were on hand for the event. The new Walgreens is open seven days a week from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. In addition to its full-service pharmacy, which features a new drive-through window, the relocated store offers private rooms for immunization screens, medical education for customers, a full-service photo area and numerous departments including grocery. Walgreens joins other Baldwin Plaza tenants such as Valley National Bank, Gourmet Café, C2 Education, Enterprise Rent A Car, Pagal Beauty Salon, Green Pond Dry …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Send your Letter to the Editor to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I believe that all residents including myself were affected by Hurricane Sandy through either loss of power, fallen trees, flooding, damage to our homes or unnecessary stress. For most, it has become a daunting task to secure fuel for our vehicles and to maintain our home generators if we lost power, which is reminding me of theenergy crisis of the 1970s. As president of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, I want to remind friends and family that reports of price gauging by gas stations and companies that sell generators and building supplies has surfaced as well as fictional charities that were set up to help storm victims. We suggest to shop locally and to use chamber members that are reputable partners in our community. Please …