Franchising workshop
scheduled for April 17

Business Franchising workshop scheduled for April 17

Franchising workshop
scheduled for April 17

Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) Chapter 14 and Raritan Valley Community College, North Branch section of Branch, will co-sponsor a franchising and business-buying workshop from 7-9 p.m. on April 17 at the Fleet Bank Building, Franklin Boulevard, Somerset section of Franklin.

Instructor will be Jack Armstrong, president of Franchising Network of New Jersey.

Fee is $25 and includes materials and tuition. Each participant will receive a copy of the book Starting and Managing Your Own Business in New Jersey.

For more information and to register, call (908) 218-8871.

SCORE Chapter 14, a part of the U.S. Small Business Administration, offers free counseling to small businesses in Middlesex, Somerset and Hunterdon counties.

Prudential associates

earn national honors

Two Middlesex County sales associates from Prudential New Jersey Properties have been named to the company’s Chairman’s Circle and President’s Circle for 2002. The awards were presented during special ceremonies at the company’s annual sales convention held in Las Vegas in March.

The Chairman’s Circle Gold Award, which is given to the top 3 percent of sales associates, was awarded to Duke Chung of the East Brunswick office.

Prudential Real Estate Affiliates presents the President’s Circle Award to the top 5 percent of its residential sales professionals. This year’s recipient is Joan DeAngelis of the Metuchen office.

Deadline for LIHEAP extended to June 30

Gov. James E. McGreevey and Department of Human Services Commissioner Gwendolyn L. Harris have announced that the deadline to apply for grants from the state’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been extended from March 31 to June 30.

The program provides subsidies each winter to help low-income families pay for home heating costs.

Last year, New Jersey served approximately 125,000 households with funding of $64.9 million and an average benefit of $412.

For information on where to apply, New Jersey residents can call the Department of Community Affairs information line at (800) 510-3102.