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The Brick Township Chamber of Commerce has announced its officers and board of directors for 2010. Taking the helm as president is Peter Daniels, of Ocean Medical Center. He replaces Lorraine Griffith of the Ronan Agency, who will continue to serve on the board as immediate past president. Other officers are First Vice President Robert …

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Lakewood Young Professionals invites the public to join them for a special “Night at the Garden State Philharmonic” Nov. 21 at the Strand Theater, 400 Clifton Ave., Lakewood, at 7 p.m. A reception hosting the Young Professionals will begin at 7 p.m. and includes food donated by Costco of Brick and a cash bar. The …

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Approximately 100 guests attended the Oct. 23 Brick Morning Rotary Foundation dinner to honor Dr. Donald Cooper, a Rotarian for 48 years, and Michelle Eventoff, the executive director of the Brick Chamber of Commerce. The Brick Township Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of its Distinguished Citizens Awards for outstanding community service. Harry Vogel …

100th anniversary gives retailer P.C. Richard reason to celebrate

BY MARK ROSMAN Staff Writer In a year of economic turmoil that has taken a toll on many businesses throughout the United States, one company found reason to celebrate. P.C. Richard and Son, an appliance and electronics retailer with 2,800 employees and stores in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, is marking its 100th anniversary …

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Elks Foundation to award 500 scholarships In an effort to alleviate the financial burden of escalating college costs, the Elks Foundation has launched a Most Valuable Student Scholarship contest. This year, the Elks will award $2.296 million to 500 students. Awards to the 18 top winners will range from $8,000 to $60,000 over four years. …

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The Ocean County Retired Educators Association is sponsoring an all-inclusive trip to see the Sight & Sound Production of the “Miracle of Christmas” in Lancaster, Pa., Dec. 8. The package includes roundtrip transportation by motor coach, the Millennium Theatre show ticket, a complete dinner at the Plain & Fancy Farms Restaurant, meal gratuity and taxes. …

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Patricia A. Komsa, Brick, was recently named the executive director and UEZ coordinator of the Lakewood Development Corp. (LDC) and the UEZ program by the board of trustees of the Lakewood Development Corp. In her new position, Komsa will represent Lakewood on the local, state and federal levels. Her areas of responsibility include, among others, …

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Free job training offered to businesses Ocean County College, Toms River, will offer free classes for New Jersey businesses and organizations that are able to provide 10 or more employees to complete a program. Preapproved course options include English as a second language, PC skills, Excel, Outlook, basic communications and basic math. This project is …

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Susan Quinn of Barnegat was appointed by the Ocean County Library Commissioners as director of the 21-location system on Aug. 11. She replaces Elaine Mc- Connell, who served in that capacity for 25 years. Quinn began her Ocean County Library career as a children’s librarian in Lakewood. She served as branch manager at Berkeley and …

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The Brick Township Chamber of Commerce will host a Business After Hours networking opportunity 5-7 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Eagle Ridge Golf Club, 2 Augusta Blvd., Lakewood. Guests (golfers and non-golfers alike) will have an opportunity to enter a putting contest and will be eligible to win prizes. All guests will also be entered …