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Union County to Sponsor “Bootcamp to the Boardroom” Training Program for Veterans

Union County, NJ – The Union County Freeholder Board announces that the “Bootcamp to the Boardroom” entrepreneurial training program is open to veterans. “Bootcamp to the Boardroom” is a 2019 initiative of the Union County Freeholder Chair, Bette Jane Kowalski.

Organized by the Union County Economic Development Committee, “Bootcamp to the Boardroom” will run for six consecutive Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. starting on September 10. The program will be held at the UCEDC offices, located at 75 Chestnut Street in Cranford.

“Union County strives to recognize the sacrifice made by our veterans,” said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski.  “The Freeholder Board is proud to sponsor this program and we encourage all veterans to take advantage of this six week course that will help them to succeed in business after their service to our country.”

“Bootcamp to the Boardroom” is an entrepreneurial training program for veterans and is coordinated by the Union County Economic Development Corporation. The six week course includes information on understanding credit and personal finance statements as well as preparing business and marketing plans along with other useful skills.

UCEDC is a private, non-profit economic development corporation, dedicated to boosting local economies and strengthening communities through business development and job creation. Since 1977 they have small business by making loans, training and mentoring business owners, helping businesses obtain government contracts, and providing accurate and relevant business information.

Participants are required to register for the “Bootcamp to the Boardroom” program. For more information or to register, contact Veteran Service Officer Janna Williams by phone at 908-527-4918 or by email at

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