Issue of December 13, 2005
By: George Spohr
Hughes to detail economic summit
TRENTON Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes will host a news conference at noon today in Room 211 of the Mercer County McDade Administrative Building to announce details of the Jan. 12 Mercer County Economic Summit.
The summit, presented in cooperation with the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce, will focus on opportunities for economic growth and expansion in Mercer County.
The keynote speaker for the summit will be James Hughes, dean of the Bloustein School at Rutgers University. The summit will be held in the Friend Center at Princeton University. The fee per attendee will be $50.
For more information, call (609) 989-6555.
Saul Ewing donates to project
PLAINSBORO Saul Ewing LLP has donated $30,000 to the Greater Trenton Area YMCA Capital Campaign fund to help the organization build a new facility serving the Trenton area.
"We recognize that we are part of the greater Trenton community," said Marc Citron, vice office managing partner for Saul Ewing’s office in Plainsboro and a mamber of the Greater Trenton Area YMCA’s Capital Campaign Committee.
The new facility will enable the YMCA to significantly increase the number of people it serves, from 1,200 to an estimated 7,000 residents. The construction project is expected to begin in November 2006 and create 250 full and part-time jobs.
Eden WERCs opens fourth facility
WEST WINDSOR Eden Work, Education & Resource Center, a division of the Eden Family of Services, next week will open its fourth employment center for adults with autism.
The center, on Old Trenton Road, will allow Eden WERCs to provide employment opportunities for adults with autism in a secure, center-based work environment.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 3 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Clayton Center, 2031 Old Trenton Road.
NAI Global says oui to expansion
WEST WINDSOR NAI Global has welcomed NAI Evolis in Paris as the newest member of its network.
NAI Evolis, founded in 2000 and led by Guillaume Dechert, has a staff of more than 60 associates and offers a range of services to investors and occupiers. From relocation assistance, facilities and property management, market studies, lease administration, valuation, space planning, negotiation and landlord/tenant representation, NAI Evolis customizes its services to meet each clients’ needs.
"Active in the French market for many years, including projects for UBS Private Client Group, Dow Jones, Progress Software and others, NAI recognizes the value of our partnership with NAI Evolis," said Jeffrey M. Finn, president and chief operating officer of NAI Global.
InfiniRoute grows executive team
WEST WINDSOR InfiniRoute Networks, a provider of fully managed Voice over Internet Protocol peering services for wired and wireless carriers worldwide, has hired Larry Frank as its vice president and chief marketing officer.
Mr. Frank brings to InfiniRoute 25 years of telecommunications industry experience as a product management and marketing executive. He will be responsible for the overall direction, strategy and marketing of InfiniRoute’s products and services in the U.S. and in the emerging markets of Latin America, Europe, and Asia.
Mr. Frank’s experience with wired and wireless operators enables him to support and help guide InfiniRoute’s existing product and services strategy and expand its relationships with top-tier telecommunications service providers worldwide, the company said.