MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The Northern Monmouth Chamber of Commerce to Host "Local Business Community Forum" Wednesday, May 23 6pm at the Middletown Public Library. All are invited to attend this event which will feature representatives and organizations from the state and local levels who will outline the programs available to help support  local businesses. Congressman Pallone, Freeholder Arnone, The Grow Monmouth Initiative, Amy Handlin, Monmouth County Division of Workforce Development, NJ Department of Travel and Tourism, S.C.O.R.E. Counselors, the SBA, local mayors and more will be on hand to discuss how New Jersey is taking action to help grow the economy and support local businesses. The Chamber is very proud to offer this free event as a platform for these organizations to educate and inform the community as to the various programs available to NJ Business owners, specifically in Monmouth County. 

"As the state of the economy has been a constant worry  for many in our area, it seemed that an event such as this was necessary" said Lea Shave, Executive Director of the Northern Monmouth Chamber of Commerce. "Being that we are closely tied to the community, we felt it vital to connect the organizations and information to the people. There is so much New Jersey is doing to aid in the recovery of the economy, and we want to make sure that people are aware of it."

Each representative and group will be making a presentation that night, and will also be available for questions afterward. This event is open to all, and will be a great opportunity to meet and hear from the people who provide the great resources for New Jersey buiness owners and the community in general. The event takes place at 6pm May 23rd, at  the Middletown Public Library, 55 New Monmouth Road, Middletown, NJ.