HCCC’s CBI to Launch ‘On the Road’ Series of Visits across Hudson County

Posted: 5/6/2013
Jennifer Christopher, 201-360-4061, jchristopher@hccc.edu

JERSEY CITY, N.J. / May 6, 2013 — The Center for Business & Industry (CBI) at Hudson County Community College is initiating an “On the Road” series, to promote its customized workforce and staff training programs.  CBI staff will travel to sites throughout Hudson County during May and June.

CBI staff will begin its tour of the County on Thursday morning, May 9 at Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. in Harrison. From 9:30 a.m.  to 11:30 a.m., businesses will be able to attend a free training demonstration; network with other local employers; receive information about the New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s (NJBIA) Basic Workplace Training Skills program; and learn about CBI’s customized training plan information. The program will also include presentations by the host agency Goodwill Industries and the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce.

Future CBI community outreach locations include:

  • May 21, 10 a.m.:  Town Hall Chambers, North Bergen
  • June 6, 6:30 p.m.:  Town Hall Chambers , Kearny
  • June 11, 8:30 a.m :  City Hall Chambers, Hoboken
  • June 18, 6:30 p.m.:  Free Public Library, 697 Avenue C  Bayonne
  • June 20, 6:30 p.m.:  North Hudson Higher Education Center at Hudson County Community College,
    4800 Kennedy Blvd, Union City
  • June 27, 3 p.m.:  Hudson County Community College Culinary Arts Institute/Conference Center,
    161 Newkirk Street, Jersey City

Established in 2000, the Center for Business & Industry (CBI) is dedicated to providing the Hudson County community with the skilled and educated workforce that will allow the area to prosper in today's global economy. CBI is committed to partnering with business and industry, and government and community-based organizations, and to producing and delivering high-quality, cost-effective and customized training.

To confirm your attendance or for more information about CBI, please call Aycha Edwards at (201) 360-4247 or email aedwards@hccc.edu.