For the past 78 years the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce has sponsored their “Walk To Washington”, a trek that sees hundreds of New Jersey’s business leaders rub shoulders with elected officials and policy makers while riding Amtrak from New Jersey to the nation’s capitol. For anyone who has an interest in shaping public policy or influencing the debate on any matter currently being discussed in the halls of government this annual event is a “can’t miss”.
In early November, members of the Paterson Fire Department and Paterson Firefighters Association joined together at Paterson Fire Headquarters to present executives from St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center with a donation in the amount of $12,700 to the Center’s Breast Cancer Program.
In relaying my day’s work activities at the dinner table recently my 7 year old astutely pointed out “you go out to breakfast and lunch a lot”. And indeed I do.
This past weekend, from September 11 to September 14, Austin, Texas was home to Irish Network USA’s second annual national conference. The event was a rousing success, offering to attendees everything from panels on business networking and Irish culture to films by Irish filmmakers and a display of Gaelic sports.