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Lakeland Bank Continues Support as a Sponsor of New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce

September 16, 2022

Wayne, NJ (September 16, 2022) – The New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce (NJPCC) is proud to announce that for a second year in a row, Lakeland Bank has committed to partnering with the organization, this year at a Supporting Partner Level. Lakeland Bank prides itself on its excellent customer service, extensive branch network, and…

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July 13, 2022

Wayne, NJ (July 13, 2022) – The New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce (NJPCC) is proud to announce that it has secured a Supporting Level sponsorship from Spencer Savings Bank, one of New Jersey’s strongest community banks. The bank specializes in delivering premier banking products and services for consumers and businesses and is deeply committed…

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June 20, 2022

In celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, NJPCC has partnered with the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship NJ and the Small Business Administration (SBA) to share opportunities for small business owners and entrepreneurs of the LGBTQ+ Community, as well as general funding options in a webinar. *CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR THE WEBINAR ON TUESDAY, JUNE 28th…

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New Jersey Governor Signs Executive Order Elevating LGBT+ Business Owners

May 3, 2022

In this historic LGBT+ event, during National Small Business Week, NJ becomes the fourth state in the nation to recognize LGBT+-owned businesses, creating greater equity for diverse suppliers in the Garden State’s procurement stream.  (May 03, 2022) – Trenton, NJ – Governor Phillip Murphy signed Executive Order No. 295 today calling for the inclusion of…

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New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce Appoints Victor Peter Rodriguez to its Board of Directors 

April 14, 2022

Victor Peter Rodriguez is the new VP of Administration Rodriguez will facilitate and oversee NJPCC board meetings and manage operations as the new Chamber’s VP of Administration.  (April 14, 2022) Wayne, N.J. – The New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce (NJPCC) – formerly the NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce – is pleased to announce the…

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New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce Appoints Stephanie Lokker to its Board of Directors

March 1, 2022

Lokker, a management consultant executive, is the first-ever board director to serve with a known disability. She will oversee one of the largest statewide supplier diversity initiatives, where the Chamber will develop a LGBTQ+ program that includes a unique directory of diverse vendors, and provides exclusive educational resources for corporate partners and Town Hall events…

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New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce Appoints Tom Legan to its Board of Directors

February 9, 2022

Legan, a brand marketing executive, will oversee statewide strategies to manage fundraising and attract corporate sponsorships. The Chamber will kick off its first branded partnership by hosting a 10k & 5k Pride Run & Walk in Atlantic City, NJ on Saturday, April 23, 2022 – the first of its kind in South Jersey. (February 09, 2022)…

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New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce Appoints Andrèa M. Garcia to its Board of Directors

January 28, 2022

Garcia is the first Hispanic woman to sit on the Chamber’s board. She will oversee the organization’s statewide Marketing strategy development and implementation. The Chamber is gearing up to bid for a chance to host the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce’s flagship conference in New Jersey.   (January 28, 2022) Wayne, NJ – The New…

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January 18, 2022

The only chamber to serve the LGBTQ+ business community statewide, and its corporate allies, has rebranded to usher in the organization’s next chapter as it becomes the fastest growing organization for professionals within the state. (January 18, 2022) – WAYNE, NJ – The New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce (NJPCC)[ ], is proud to…

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NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce Appoints Augusto Penaranda Jr., as Executive Director

January 3, 2022

Penaranda Jr., is the first Latino and openly-LGBT man to hold the ED position of a Chamber in the state. He will blaze a trail towards fighting for economic equality and prosperity for all LGBT+ business owners and employees in New Jersey.   Wayne, N.J. – (January 03, 2022) –The NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce’s…

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A Note from the President: Happy Holidays!

December 21, 2021

Hello Friends & Members, Partners, and Supporters: On behalf of the Board of Directors and our team, we would like to wish you all a very Happy Holiday Season and New Year! As we say goodbye to 2021, despite the many challenging moments that have popped up in both our collective and personal lives, I do believe…

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