Business Network International (BNI), Freehold area chapter, invites business owners and company representa­tives to attend a free breakfast meeting at its new location, the Cornerstone Café, Main and South streets in Freehold. Meet­ings are held each Wednesday morning from 7 to 8:30 a.m.

The purpose of BNI is to assist mem­bers in growing their businesses by net­working leads within the membership. BNI is open to entrepreneurs as well as es­tablished business owners, and is designed to help them substantially increase their sales by having BNI’s supportive group actively recommend members’ services to family, friends and clients. Applicants are pre-qualified for integrity and profes­sionalism. There are currently positions open for health professionals, tradesmen, contractor, handyman, party planner, florist, property and casualty agent, travel agent, estate planner, mortgage loan offi­cer and retail business owners.

For further information, call Rob Friedman, membership chairman, at (732) 845-5200.

Mon-Oc Federal Credit Union now issues check cards instantly at its Freehold Township location, Barclay Square Shopping Center, Route 9, allowing Mon-Oc members immediate card access to their checking accounts. Call (732) 341-3550 for details.

Eileen Horton, R.N.C., M.S.M., has joined CentraState Healthcare System, Freehold Township, as director of profes­sional development. She has 15 years of supervisory experience in the health care field, including positions with Brickner-Mantell Center for Women’s Health, Hamilton; Virtua-Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Mount Holly; Tenet City Avenue Hospital, Philadelphia; and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospi­tal, Hamilton.

Gopal Srinivasan has been named area education director in Howell-Jackson for Club Z!, an in-home tutoring service helping students with study skills, core subjects, speech therapy, music, comput­ers, and SAT preparation. Srinivasan has a master’s degree in electrical engineering and has taught at engineering colleges in the United States and India, according to a press release. For more information, call (732) 833-1814.

Heather Katz of Manalapan has started a laser printer cartridge recycling program to help raise funds for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Cartridges can be placed in recycling col­lection bins placed at local veterinarians’ offices, pet shops and other facilities. For more information or to have a bin placed in your business, call Katz at Cartridge Renewal Systems, (732) 780-0208.

"Are You an Entrepreneur?" is the title of a seminar to be offered April 23 by the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners at Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Manalapan, from 6-8 p.m. Touching on issues of personality, business knowledge, experience, and the proper time, place and financing for open­ing a new business, the seminar is free and open to all. For more information, call (609) 581-2220 or visit the Web site

"Unsung Heroes" will be honored at a luncheon program sponsored by the West­ern Monmouth Chamber of Commerce on April 23 in recognition of Administrative Professionals Day. The Humanity Players troupe, developed by Bernice Garfield Szita and Bob Szita, of ActionArtz Train­ing Institute of Marlboro, will perform skits about the individuals in organizations who really get the work done. A fee of $25 includes lunch and the program, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Battleground Country Club, 100 Millhurst Road, Tennent section of Manalapan. Call (732) 462-3030 for registration materials.