THE NEW JERSEY SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER AT BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE RECIPIENT OF THE MODC ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AWARD
RECOGNIZED FOR SUPERSTORM SANDY ASSISTANCE TO SMALL BUSINESSES
LINCROFT, N.J. (February 6, 2014) –It has been announced that the New Jersey Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC) at Brookdale Community College will be the recipient of the Monmouth-Ocean Development Council’s prestigious Silver Gull Award for Economic Development. The Monmouth-Ocean Development Council (MODC) will celebrate its 49th Annual Silver Gull Awards Dinner on May 1, 2014, 5:30 pm.
The NJSBDC at Brookdale Community College has been recognized for its commitment to guiding small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs to create and expand their business enterprises, which will, in turn, result in sustainable growth, job creation and statewide economic development and prosperity. The SBDC has been working (and continues to work) tirelessly in assisting Superstorm Sandy impacted small business owners throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties, two counties that experienced significant devastation. The center provided over 870 hours of consultation services to over 250 clients facilitating over $4,000,000 in total financing within the last 9 months contributing to the positive impact on the economic development of Monmouth and Ocean counties.
“The NJSBDC at Brookdale Community College is proud to be recognized for our services as a business community leader”, says Jackeline Mejias-Fuertes, Director of the NJSBDC at Brookdale Community College. “The Monmouth-Ocean Development Council (MODC) is a highly respected advocacy group and it is an honor to be acknowledged for our hard work and dedication in supporting our small business community during a challenging time for all”.
Where: Jumping Brook Country Club in Neptune, NJ
When: 5:30pm cocktail reception, followed by dinner and awards ceremony
Cost: $160 per ticket
To purchase tickets to the Silver Gull Awards Dinner and for more information about MODC, please visit http://modc.com/events.html