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Spaces Still Available for UCMB Affordable Care Act Program

Union County –Spaces are still available for The Affordable Care Act and its Impact on Business a new Union County Means Business program. The event will take place on October 1st from 8:00-10:00 a.m. at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, and will address the questions and concerns with regards to theAffordable Care Act.

“This panel discussion will assemble industry professionals to tackle tough questions and look at the Affordable Care Act from the perspective of small businesses owners,” said Freeholder Chairman Linda Carter. “With new healthcare exchanges opening for enrollment on October 1st, this Union County Means Business Session is particularly timely.”

Panelists taking part in the program include Christine Stearns Vice President of Health Affairs of the New Jersey Business and Industry AssociationAl Titone, Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Newark district office, and Alan Lieber Vice President, Atlantic Health System and President, Overlook Medical Center.

The UCMB series is open to all interested parties, specifically people who own or manage a business in Union County, or who are planning to start a business in Union County. It is designed to bring local business owners, prospective owners and managers in contact with government representatives who can help them obtain information about grants, loans, social media, employee recruitment, and other resources pertinent to their endeavors.

All sessions are free but pre-registration is required by visiting the Union County website at call 908-527-4200.

UCMB Programs are sponsored by the Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with the Union County Alliance, Union County Economic Development Corp., Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce, Suburban Chambers of Commerce, Union Township Chamber of Commerce, Kean University, and Union County College. The Affordable Care Act and its Impact on Business is being cosponsored by Overlook Medical Center.