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                                             FEBRUARY 7, 2024
                                                                                           VOLUME 16 • ISSUE 50           February 2024  News & Views created by the GVCC - Visit our website vinelandchamber.org
                                                                                                                          Upcoming Events with
                                                                                                                          the Vineland Chamber
                                                                                                                                  Have You Heard?  We are very active!
                                                                                                                          Registration is required for most
                                                                                                                          GVCC events.  Visit our website
                                                                                                                          event calendar at   A big crowd attended our Annual State of the City with Mayor Fanucci
                                                                                                                          vinelandchamber.org for more
                                                                                                                          details and to register.  You can also
                                                                                                                          view other upcoming public events
                                                                                                                          on our calendar too!
                                                                                                                          Feb 20  – Meet & Greet
                                                                                                                         5p @ the Wingate by Wyndham
                                                                                                                         Feb 22 – State of the County
                                                                         INSIDE:                                         Meet the 2024 Cumberland Cty
                                                                                                                         8:30am Breakfast event
                                                                                                                         Board of Commissioners and other
                                                                                                                         elected officials.  Sponsored by
                                                                                                                         Charles Schwab/Don Daigle,
                                                                                                                         Encompass Rehabilitation Hospital
                                                                                                                                 This event was sponsored by:
                                                                                                                         Vineland, Focal Point Coaching,
                                                                                                                                           CENTER:
                                            • COMMUNITY CALENDAR:                 • COMMUNITY UPDATE:                    and Rowan College South Jersey.  CENTER:
                                                                                                                         Mar 13 – Networking Breakfast
                                                                                                                         8:30am Breakfast event
                                              Winter Events, Indoor and Outdoor,   Be in the Know with Local News        Larry’s II Restaurant in Vineland.  Vineland Chamber
                                                                                                                         Hosted by Millville Savings Bank at
                                                                                                                                           Chamber
                                                                                                                                  Vineland
                                                                                                                         Free / Members Only
                                              Storytimes to Galentine’s to SOUPer Bowl       • History: Dividing Creek   Apr 5 – Return of the Dandelion   Newsletter
                                                                                                                            of Commerce Newsletter
                                                                                                                            of Commerce
                                                                                                                         Party!
                                                                                                                         See more details in this newsletter
                                            •  Crossword: Classic Toys                                                   Salem Chamber on the
                                                                                                                         Apr 11 – Networking with the
                                                                                                                         Woodstown Central Railroad
                                                                                                                         Free / Members Only
                                                                                                                         Sponsored by George & Donna
                                                                                                                         Perez
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     Six More                                                                                                        My Vegan Valentine
     Weeks
     By Brian Lada, AccuWeather
     meteorologist and staff writer
                                                                                                                         The American Vegan Society
                                                                                                                      (AVS) will host a Valentine’s Dinner
      Groundhog predicts an                                                                                           at Carême’s in Mays Landing on
                                                                                                                      Thursday February 15 at 6 p.m.
     early spring, but February is                                                                                    Culinary students will prepare and
                                                                                                                      present a meal under the guidance
      historically snowiest month.                                                                                    of chef-educators. These future
                                                                                                                      masters of haute cuisine are learn-
           he biggest meteorological holiday of the year                                                              ing to cook gourmet vegan.
           arrived last Friday, and the famous resident of                                                               Chef Carl Colucci is planning the
     TPunxsutawney, Pennsylvania emerged from his                                                                     menu—Za’atar spiced hummus with
     burrow to make his annual Groundhog Day forecast.                                                                house-made pita chips; romaine
        Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, thus                                                                with eggless caesar, croutons,
     declaring that spring will arrive early this year.  Winter walks in the Delaware                                 crispy mushroom chips; eggplant
        Phil saw his shadow for the past three years and   Bayshore region are full of adventure                      meatballs with buckwheat noodles
     called for a prolonged winter. This followed 2019 and                  www.vanariadental.com and surprises—with or without snow.   topped with gochujang, sesame
     2020 when Phil called for spring to arrive early, the first   See “More Winter Walks” on page 8.                 seeds, and bok choy; shiitake ramen
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