About Beth Kujan

Classically-trained engineer and project manager.

Chatham Debuts First Startup Moveup Morris Location

By |2019-07-17T13:58:29+00:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

The Station, a brand new coworking location on Fairmount Ave in downtown Chatham hosted a grand opening celebration July 2nd.  Jeff Garibaldi, of the Garibaldi Group presided.  A 3-piece jazz band performed. Mikie Sherrill at The Station Opening Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-11th Dist.) provided remarks.  Sherrill is a big supporter of the innovation economy and [...]

United Van Lines + The Proposed Millionaire’s Tax

By |2019-06-16T15:38:47+00:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Response to Click Bait|Tags: |

As expected, the proposed Millionaire's Tax to ameliorate the State's fiscal crisis, has failed to pass in the legislature. Also - opposition to the tax leaned in on the United Van Lines study.  This was not the only data used in the discussion.  The rebuttal to the United Van Lines study is well framed and [...]

Top Workplaces 2019 include companies in Pompton Plains, Lake Hopatcong, Parsippany (twice) and Madison.

By |2019-06-16T15:06:06+00:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Twenty-seven organizations have been identified as New Jersey’s Top Workplaces.  Five locations are in Morris County: Pompton Plains, Lake Hopatcong, Parsippany (twice) and Madison.  The source of the report is provided at the end of the blog as a URL. Corporate nominees were limited to companies with at least 50 employees in northern New Jersey [...]

Towns that must go to Whippany for Library Books

By |2019-06-14T16:06:32+00:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Morris County has an amazing library with borrowing privileges available to all County residents, plus residents of Bernard's Township and Hackettstown.  The online part of the library, Morris Automated Information Network (MAIN) is available from one's home computer.  It's offerings are second to none. However, its worth noting that there are four municipalities who do [...]

Western Morris Municipalities attending the June 6th Networking Event

By |2019-06-07T01:22:18+00:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Five western Morris municipalities attended the MCEDC-Mt Olive EDC event in Lake Hopatcong. Mt. Olive Roxbury Dover Mt Arlington Jefferson Chester Township sent their regrets. Municipal leaders were able to talk with one another and with Chamber/MCEDC members;  about marketing their cogent offerings and about everyday life.  The party started right away and lasted long [...]

MCEDC supports Choose NJ and Bio NJ at BIO International

By |2019-06-04T14:57:59+00:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

MCEDC supports Choose NJ and Bio NJ at BIO International. Making the case for companies expanding to or relocating to Morris County. Scenes of NJ and Philly below are from the New Jersey delegation breakfast. Where we came from: NJ    

Quilting – Morris County’s Best Kept Secret

By |2019-06-02T19:14:36+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Fabric at Sew Jersey Here’s a startling fact:  of the three remaining quilting supply stores left in NJ, two of them are in Morris County.  (Burlington County houses the third.) We’re fortunate to have these shops keeping this quintessentially art form alive.  Needle crafts have fallen in popularity over the decades of the [...]

MCEDC and GACCNY earn Funding for Apprenticeship Program

By |2019-05-23T15:13:29+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Morris County Chamber of Commerce and MCEDC are supporting the German American Chamber of Commerce in NYC (GACCNY) in their ongoing bids for grant funding to support the launch of an apprenticeship program based on the German model.  As it happens, Morris County has quite a few small-to-mid-sized companies with German roots.  (Long Valley in [...]

Mendham, Parsippany, Chatham Boro, Randolph, Morris Twp join MCEDC for Evening Out

By |2019-05-09T01:35:56+00:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Night Out in Morris -  new programing that mixes Chamber members, MCEDC members and municipal EDCs - launched its experimental soiree at Morris County School of Glass. It was a success; attendees left happy.  Each EDC was given the latest draft of their municipalities' Community and Market Profile.  Some of these drafts are rather rough, [...]