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             “Hispanic Business: The Power of a Culture”


                               (Con�nued from page 1)                         Development, The Salva�on Army Bridgeton Corps,
                                                                              three partnering chambers of commerce: Jerry Covel-  Ray Lamboy, President of
      of a community like Downtown Bridgeton, the poten�al for maximizing eco-  la - Greater Millville, Jennifer Jones - Salem County   Latin American Economic
                                                                                                                                 Development Association
      nomic growth in and around the City is a boost that posi�vely a�ects every-  and Chris�na Renna - Southern New Jersey and Bert   speaks at the June 15
      one.” Ray Lamboy, President and CEO of the La�n American Economic Develo- Lopez, Senior External A�airs Manager for Atlan�c      meeting.
      pment Associa�on (LAEDA) said, “Thank you to the Bridgeton Area Chamber   City Electric and producer/host of La�no Mo�on TV.
      of Commerce, Jonathan and Minerva for crea�ng an opportunity for us to   Lopez was recently appointed by Governor Murphy
      have this crucial conversa�on to work with the Hispanic business community.   to serve on the New Jersey Puerto Rico Commission
      It was great mee�ng so many business professionals together with the same   whose focus is the recovery and economic develop-
      goals for Hispanic businesses.” Mr. Lamboy stated LAEDA’s commitment in-  ment of the Island.
      cludes working with local and poten�al business owners to provide business   The Bridgeton Area Chamber and its Hispanic Busi-
      training and informa�on for available resources. Mr. Lamboy has already be-  ness Commi�ee thanked the mee�ng sponsors, Cen-
      gun working with Jonathan Cummings, Execu�ve Director of Revive South Jer-  tury Savings Bank and Revive South Jersey. As David
      sey. Mr. Cummings said, “It was exci�ng to see the greater South Jersey com-  Hemple CEO of Century Savings Bank stated, “We are
      munity come together in support of Hispanic businesses and the promise they   commi�ed to the success of Hispanic businesses in
      hold for our communi�es into the future.  We look forward to working togeth-  our communi�es and o�er our support here today
      er with all in a�endance here today to con�nue the conversa�on and create   and going forward.”
      opportuni�es to help our business owners and communi�es succeed."       Jonathan Cummings, of Revive South Jersey said, “As
      Bridgeton Chamber Execu�ve Board Members and Co-Chairs of the Hispanic   an example of our commitment to support local busi-  Ray Lamboy, Presidente de
                                                                                                                                 la Asociación Latinoameri-
      Business Commi�ee, Minerva Alvarado and Jonathan Cummings, with mem-    nesses, the meal provided to us today was prepared   cana para el Desarrollo
      bers of the commi�ee, Ileana Serrano, Jasmine Velazquez and Colleen Ayala,   by Los Molcajetes Mexican Restaurant here in Bridge-  Económico, habla en la
      assembled an impressive list of thought leaders from around the region - dele-  ton.” Minerva Alvarado added, “Everyone raved   reunión del 15 de junio.
      gates from the Na�onal Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce, the Mexican    about their meal. Many thanks to Karen, Maria, An-
      Consulate, Cumberland County Commissioners, Cumberland County Govern-   gel and their sta� at Los Molcajetes Restaurant for preparing a delicious, au-
      ment, Bridgeton Mayor Albert Kelly, Millville Mayor Michael San�ago, Bridge-  then�c Mexican bu�et. We also thank Grace Garre�, Director of Opera�ons
      ton Main Street Associa�on, Bridgeton Public Schools, Rowan College of South   for the ALMS Center, and her amazing team!”
      Jersey, Rutgers University, Cumberland, Cape May & Salem County Workforce
                 “Negocios Hispanos: El Poder de Una Cultura”


      La Cámara de Comercio del Área de Bridgeton ("BACC") y los representantes de las cámaras de comercio asociadas se reunieron para discu�r "Negocios his-
      panos: El poder de una cultura". Más de 80 profesionales de negocios y la comunidad se reunieron en el ALMS Center y más de 20 más en Zoom la semana
      pasada. Se invitó a los oradores principales a iniciar la conversación sobre el potencial de los empresarios hispanos en el área y cómo maximizar su impacto
      posi�vo en la economía local, incluido un plan de revitalización para el centro de Bridgeton.


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