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Horizon renews support for N.J. Pride Chamber

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has renewed its support of the greater LGBTQ+ community with a $10,000 bronze partnership level sponsorship of the New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce. Horizon officials said...

DEI in action: How South Jersey Chamber quickly evolved into group that better represents...

The Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey – which will celebrate its 150th year in 2023 – has long been a strong advocate for businesses and business leaders in its region. But which ones? When...

African American Chamber is about getting business — and improving its community

Economic prosperity — which starts with opportunity — always has been at the forefront of the mission of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey. But the chamber, under founder and CEO...

Harmon: Why Black community will push for more from elected officials, business leaders in...

About those tough conversations — the ones everyone pledged to have following the murder of George Floyd: John Harmon, the head of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, still is eager...

BD releases 2022 Global Inclusion, Diversity & Equity annual report

Franklin Lakes-based BD released its second annual Global Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Report for 2022 — "We Are the Makers of Possible." The report is an example of how BD is advancing its environmental, social...

On Latina Equal Pay Day, a call to self-empower to close the gap

The severity of the pay gap that impacts women in the workplace — especially women of color — is astounding. Numerous national studies indicate the gap is anywhere between 45-55% for Latinas, depending on...

Great food, better story: Inspirational Cervantes brings Chilangos restaurant to Hillsborough

Let’s get something straight right from the top: The second Chilangos restaurant, which opened last month in Hillsborough, will not have 275 brands of tequila — one of the calling cards of the original...

At Hispanic Chamber gala, it’s all about harnessing the power of ‘Familia’

Alejandro Ferrer was gracious when talking about his journey from aspiring chef in Venezuela to successful business owner in New Jersey. While he put in all the work and overcame all of the obstacles that...

Velez, Diaz honored as trailblazers by Hispanic Chamber

Jen Velez, executive vice president, health and network solutions, at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, has a resume of accomplishments that are as long as her current title. As a longtime health...

At N.J. Pride Chamber gala, a celebration of success — and road map for...

For the New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce, the biggest challenge at its first-ever end-of-the-year gala may have been deciding which number it wanted to promote the most. Consider the options: 160: It’s the percentage...

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Gebroe-Hammer arranges $11.9M sale of 2 historic multifamily properties in East Orange 

Gebroe-Hammer Associates on Thursday said Executive Managing Director and East Orange market specialist David Oropeza brokered the $11.9 million sale of 17 Summit Street...

Anywhere appoints former Fannie Mae chairman to its board of directors

Madison-based Anywhere Real Estate on Thursday said it appointed Egbert L.J. Perry to its board of directors. Perry is currently chairman and CEO of...

Kislak trades Jersey Shore mixed-use buildings for $3.6M

The Woodbridge-based Kislak Co. on Wednesday said it recently sold two mixed-use buildings in Monmouth County for $3.6 million. The transactions included the $2.2...

Cognizant, CoreLogic strengthen decadelong relationship with $1B services agreement

Teaneck-based Cognizant on Thursday said it inked a new, 10-year services agreement valued at approximately $1 billion with California-based CoreLogic, a leading global property...

ADP Foundation gifts $1M to Liberty Science Center’s SciTech Scity

Liberty Science Center in Jersey City was the recipient of a $1 million donation from the ADP Foundation toward its unique innovation campus being...