scheduled for April 17
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) Chapter 14 and Raritan Valley Community College, North Branch section of Branch, will co-sponsor a franchising and business-buying workshop from 7-9 p.m. on April 17 at the Fleet Bank Building, Franklin Boulevard, Somerset section of Franklin.
Instructor will be Jack Armstrong, president of Franchising Network of New Jersey.
Fee is $25 and includes materials and tuition. Each participant will receive a copy of the book Starting and Managing Your Own Business in New Jersey.
For more information and to register, call (908) 218-8871.
SCORE Chapter 14, a part of the U.S. Small Business Administration, offers free counseling to small businesses in Middlesex, Somerset and Hunterdon counties.
earn national honors
Two Middlesex County sales associates from Prudential New Jersey Properties have been named to the company’s Chairman’s Circle and President’s Circle for 2002. The awards were presented during special ceremonies at the company’s annual sales convention held in Las Vegas in March.
The Chairman’s Circle Gold Award, which is given to the top 3 percent of sales associates, was awarded to Duke Chung of the East Brunswick office.
Prudential Real Estate Affiliates presents the President’s Circle Award to the top 5 percent of its residential sales professionals. This year’s recipient is Joan DeAngelis of the Metuchen office.
Realty closes deal
on new CVS site
Mid-State Realty of Monroe has closed a transaction with CVS pharmacy to build a new store at Forsgate Drive and Perrineville Road in Jamesburg. The pharmacy will include a drive-through window, one-hour processing of photos and general store and grocery merchandise.
CVS has a target opening date of July 1. Its hours will be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bonsante joins staff at
Century 21-Sylvia Geist
Lucia Bonsante has joined the Century 21-Sylvia Geist Agency, East Brunswick, as a sales associate.
Bonsante, the owner of Big River Landscaping, South River, has served as chairperson of the South River Mayor’s Municipal Alliance Against Drugs and Alcohol for the past six years.
She resides in South River with her husband, Roger, and their two sons.