Business Briefs

The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners’ Women’s Business Center will offer a three-hour seminar titled “Human Resources — Setting Up and Managing.” The free class is open to men and women and will be held at the Lakewood municipal building, 231 Third St., Lakewood, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 4. The workshop will cover some hiring tips, including interviewing tools and legal aspects of running a business. Details and registration: 973-507-9700 or visit the Internet website at, then click on “seminar schedule.”

Avinash Gupta, M.D., a nuclear cardiologist in Lakewood, has been granted accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories (ICANL). The laboratory is one of a growing number of nuclear cardiology laboratories in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico to be so recognized for its commitment to high-quality patient care and its provision of quality diagnostic testing. Participation in the accreditation process is voluntary. Accreditation status signifies that the facility has been reviewed by an independent agency that recognizes the laboratory’s commitment to quality testing for the diagnosis of heart disease.

The Howell Chamber of Commerce general membership lunch meeting will be held at noon March 3 at Lomurro, Davison, Eastman and Munoz, P.A., Freehold Township. Attorney Robert Munoz will give a presentation about taxes. Lunch will be served during the presentation, with networking opportunities before and after. The event is $20 for members, with nonmembers paying $5 additional. Details and RSVP: 732-363-4114.

The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce recently announced the installation of officers and the board of directors at its annual holiday party, held at The Mansion at Georgian Court University, Lakewood. Jim Farrell of Single Throw presided at the installation of officers and board of directors.

Officers installed were Terry Moncrief of Withum, Smith and Brown, president; Kathy Mead of Investors Savings Bank, first vice president; Leonard Allen of Investors Savings Bank, second vice president; Julie Vanore of Preferred Behavioural Health, secretary: and Jennifer Weisert of Manasquan Savings Bank, treasurer.

Members at large are Benjamin Waldron of the Monmouth Ocean Development Council and Sam Soprano of C&A Financial.

Jim Farrell of Single Throw is the immediate past president.

The board of directors includes Cristina Amyot, EnformHR; Ross Basen, Georgian Court University; Jason Campagna, D’Elia Funeral Home; Bruce Canell, Brickforce Staffing; Carli Clayton-Hass, Clayton Block; Lisa Gallichio, Greater Media.

Also, Andy Greenberg, Trinity Solar; Pat Hernandez, OceanFirst Bank; Don Johansen, Harrogate; Fran Kirschner, Frantasy Enterprises; Patricia Komsa, Lakewood Development Corp.; Ellen Manning, Star Building Services; Rich Mozingo, Lakewood BlueClaws; James Muldowney, Gaming Labs International; Stephen Reed, Cowan and Gunteski; Rich Renzulli, Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore; Jennifer Solorzano, Professional Economic Growth; and Michael York, Pentony and Pegano.

Maureen C. Stankowitz is the executive director of the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce, and Pam Ulrich is the executive assistant.