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Reservations Remain Available for Business Partnership Annual Meeting

SOMERSET COUNTY BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP ANNUAL MEETING

The Year’s Largest Gathering of the Somerset County’s Business Community

To Honor Economic Vitality Awardees & Rocque Dameo for Lifetime Achievement

 

Reservations Available for Monday, December 16, 2013

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership has announced that the Annual Meeting & Celebration of Success, the year’s largest gathering of the Somerset County business community, is scheduled for Monday, December 16, 2013 at the Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Avenue in Somerset, New Jersey. The day’s activities will begin with a networking reception at 11:30 A.M. followed by the luncheon at 12:15 P.M.

 

The Annual Meeting presents business people with the most effective networking opportunity of the year with over 400 guests from the public and private sectors attending. The luncheon will include a presentation of the economic and sustainability goals and objectives set for Somerset County businesses in 2014 and recognition of the 2013 Economic Vitality recipients and awarding of a Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

A review of the Business Partnership’s accomplishments of the past year and setting the agenda for a prosperous and sustainable 2014 for the Somerset County business community will be followed by presentation of the 2013 Economic Vitality Awards.

 

Recipients include:

            Primus Green Energy of Hillsborough for their significant growth over the past five

            years, creating dozens of high-value jobs and attracting millions of dollars in foreign

            investment.

 

            M&E Engineers of Somerville for the company’s growth due in part to its leadership

            position in sustainable and resilient engineering design, energy modeling, energy audits.

 

            The Center School of Branchburg for their success in educating learning disabled

            students with a strong focus on training to enable entry into the work force.

 

A Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Rocque D. Dameo of Dameo Trucking for his contributions to the Somerset County community for more that sixty years. The Lifetime Achievement Award is only presented when an individual’s history of positive contribution to Somerset County reaches a pinnacle of dedication and accomplishment.

 

 

“Rocque Dameo has been a fixture in Somerset County for nearly sixty years and throughout his entire career he has been a giver, a supporter, a contributor, and an asset to all that is good in our community,” commented Ray Bateman, former State Senator and recipient of 1977 Outstanding Citizen of the Year. “Receiving a Lifetime Achievement award is well deserved and represents a legacy that will live on through his children and their children.”

 

“The Annual Meeting is the most important gathering of the year in Somerset County. It transcends the business community, representing to the general public the hard work and innovation that has contributed to making Somerset County the great place to live, work, and recreate,” commented Business Partnership CEO Mike Kerwin. “The broad range of attendees, from federal and state elected officials to interested residents makes the Annual Meeting Somerset County’s premier annual event.”

 

Registration is $75 for Business Partnership members and $115 for non-members if purchased by Monday, December 9, 2013 and $90 for members and $140 for non-members thereafter. Reservations may be made by calling the Somerset County Business Partnership at 908-218-4300 or online at http://bit.ly/SCBP13Annual.

 

Major sponsorship for the Annual Meeting is provided by PNC Wealth Management, NJ.com, and Somerset Savings Bank.



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