Press Release

For Immediate Release: September 10, 2021

Union County Announces Small Business Community Champions

Union County Commissioner Board recognizes the contributions of small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Union County, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce that more than 100 businesses in all 21 municipalities have been nominated for recognition in the Union County Small Business Community Champion program. The program is designed to celebrate the role of small businesses in supporting and sustaining their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each nominee is presented with a certificate and an entry on the Union County website, at ucnj.org/small-business-champions.

“On behalf of the Commissioner Board, I would like to thank all those who nominated a business for recognition in the Union County Small Business Community Champion program. Many of our local businesses have overcome extraordinary challenges during the pandemic to keep their doors open and keep serving our community, and they deserve our appreciation,” said Commissioner Board Chairman Alexander Mirabella.

To be eligible for recognition, nominees must have a small business located within Union County that is currently open for business and demonstrate how they have adapted or given back to the community.

Nominations were accepted from June 2 to July 31 of this year.

For additional information, contact Deana Mesaros, Coordinator, Office of Business Development in the Union County Department of Economic Development, at 908-659-7412 or dmesaros@ucnj.org, or visit online at ucnj.org/office-of-business-development.

To see all programs and activities of the Union County Department of Economic Development, visit ucnj.org/department-of-economic-development.

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including the Union County COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University, the Mobile Test Unit, vaccination information, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.

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For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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