Month: October 2014

Whew!! Just finished adding a LOT of new entries in our Burlington County directory. Take a look. Look for the NEW labels.
We’ve passed 1,600 businesses and organizations in our directories without even noticing and mountains more to add.
These are ALL small, local, independent businesses — as we are.  No chains.  No big box stores.  No national or multinational corporations.  Just small New Jersey businesses and organizations near you.

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Woofapawlooza coming up November 8th to benefit Gentle Giants Rescue and Sanctuary.

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Stopped in Robinson’s Chocolates in the Montgomery Shopping Center yesterday to find something special for my granddaughter for Halloween.  It took me a while to find something because they have so many different things for the holiday.

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November 1st – Bikers for Animals to benefit North Bergen Animal Rescue and Shelter Project.

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Also, November 1stNorth Bergen Animal Rescue & Shelter fundraiser with live music and stand-up comic.

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November 2nd – North Plainfield’s Halloween Dog Parade to benefit the Associated Humanities Societies.

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Sounds like great fun.

I could get more work done if our wireless network didn’t need a boost upstairs. Something to fix soon.

Connect

Are you on LinkedIn?  Connect with me there – Lorraine O’Dell
Are you interested in getting together with other small, local, Independent businesses to brainstorm, for mutual support or just to commiserate?  I created a group at LinkedIn for just that purpose:  New Jersey Small Time Operators  Join me there.
AwareNewJersey is also a small, local, independent AND homemade business in New Jersey.  The We in AwareNewJersey is me.  Small time operator hand building these directories, waiting for the day when I can acquire a CMS to make this process a little more stream-lined and a lot less time consuming.
Look for AwareNewJersey on Facebook and Twitter.

Look for the NEW in our directories:
Atlantic City Surf School
Atlantic Rails in Folsom
Barnyard Sanctuary in Blairstown
Sew & Show in Garwood
The Model Railroad Club in Union
to name a few.

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Lots of events coming up:
Saturday, Oct. 25th for Poor Paws Rescue
halloween adoptions
Also Saturday, Oct. 25th for New Life Animal Rescue

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Sunday, Oct. 26th for Associated Humane Societies Popcorn Park
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Saturday, November 1st for North Bergen Animal Rescue
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