HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – A panel of local business owners, central New Jersey business advocates and a state policy expert will examine the local economy as New Jersey slowly emerges from the restraints imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic and begins to recover.
Residents and the business community are invited to join “Hillsborough and the Economy: What is Next After COVID?” on Thursday, June 3 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
The virtual event is sponsored by the TAPinto Hillsborough news website and the Garden State Initiative.
REGISTRATION LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwudeGgrjksGdwrd30BGbot-ZqgNnuSCeb7
– Regina Egea, president of the Garden Sate Initiative, a non-profit research and educational organization based in Morristown that provides analysis and commentary on issues and events impacting New Jersey.
– Chris Edwards, president and CEO of the Somerset County Business Partnership, which represents nearly 900 businesses large and small and 70,000 employees;
– David Kois, Hillsborough Township Business Advocate who works with over 600 businesses in the township;
– Hillsborough Mayor Shawn Lipani and owner of Central Jersey Nurseries, a third-generation business that celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2020;
– Jeremy Lees, owner of Flounder Brewery which continued its expansion and relocation in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The online forum will be moderated by veteran journalist Rod Hirsch, owner and editor of the TAPinto Hillsborough news website.