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Flemington's Main Street is considered one of the prettiest in America and a perfect example of a nineteenth century county seat....an historic district where 60% of the buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places...find out more in our History and Tourism sections.
This historic Victorian town, the seat of Hunterdon County, won international recognition in the 1930s when the county courthouse became the site of the famous Lindbergh kidnapping trial. Go Here. Town highlights include Fleming Castle. You can also ride the antique steam trains of the Black River & Western Railroad on an 11-mile roundtrip between Flemington and Ringoes. Northlandz offers a vast miniature railroad with 135 trains and eight miles of track as well as a 94-room dollhouse and doll museum. Outlet shopping is popular at Liberty Village, located at the site of the historic railroad turntable. And not to be forgotten Hunterdon County is known for Ballooning. To learn more Go Here.
Community Awareness

FREE Western Film Festival
Please join us for the last film in the series.
     Destry Rides Again     Saturday, Aug. 23     1:00 p.m.
View the flyer HERE
Space is limited. To reserve a seat please call 908-788-1434
Hunterdon County Library Headquarters
314 State Route 12
Flemington NJ 08822

HUNTERDON CHAMBER RADIO NEWS
HOST YOUR OWN SHOW.
We have some open times on the radio.
All radio hosts are volunteers and they have to be a member of the Chamber.
Open slots are:

    4:00pm to 5:00pm Monday
    FILLED 10:00am to 11:00am Thursday
    4:00pm to 5:00pm Thursday
    2:00pm to 3:00pm Friday
    3:00pm to 4:00pm Friday
For more information email me HERE
Thanks,
Richard

SEPTEMBER 6, 2014
Noon - 7:00 PM
A fall festival celebrating Wine, Art & Music.

Liberty Village Premium Outlets
One Church Street Suite #26
Flemington, NJ 08822
     Liberty Village will be transformed into a Wine Garden, a Stage for musical performances, an Art Gallery for Hunterdon County artists and Exhibitor Booths for organizations.
     This event will provide an opportunity to celebrate wonderful artists in our region and great musical entertainment while tasting some delicious wines.
     For more information GO HERE.

HUNTERDON MEDICAL CENTER NEWS
HMC Foundation Sponsors ‘A Culinary Affair’ to Benefit Hunterdon Hospice and Visiting Health and Supportive Services
     On Monday, September 15, 2014, the Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation will hold ‘A Culinary Affair’ at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Hunterdon Hills Playhouse is located at 88 Rte. 173 West in Hampton (between exits 11 & 12 off Rte. 78). The event will feature a sampling of fine food and wines from local establishments.
     Guests will enjoy ballroom dancing during the event and can participate in a complimentary 30-minute lesson, courtesy of Classic Ballroom of Hackettstown, NJ. Music will be provided by 78 West. In addition to the food, dancing and music, a silent auction will be held featuring items such as restaurant gift certificates, golf foursomes, theater tickets and much more. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and tickets can be purchased before the event either in person at the Foundation office.
     The restaurants participating in this year’s event are 55 Main, Ability 2 Work (Baker's Treat), A La Carte, Bourbon Street Liquors, Brunello Trattoria, Catering by Maddalena's, Cocco's Cafe and Gelato, DeAnna's Restaurant, Fay's Fabulous Foods, Flemington-Raritan Diner, Grand Colonial, Grill Shack, Guiseppe's Restaurant, Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, La Casa Bianca, Lambertville Station, Longhorn Steakhouse, Market Roost Fine Catering & Restaurant, Matt's Red Rooster Grill, Maxim's 22, Max's 31 A Trattoria, Metropolitan Seafood & Gourmet Co., Milford Eats, Milford Oyster House, Moe's Bistro, Mountain View Chalet, Ol' West BBQ, Pattenburg House, Perryville Wine & Spirits, River Blue Café, Shop-Rite of Hunterdon County, Sol Mexican, The Ship Inn and Wonderful World of Wines.
     Proceeds from the event will benefit Hunterdon Hospice and Visiting Health and Supportive Services. Hunterdon Hospice, celebrating their 35 anniversary, has been providing physical, spiritual, psychosocial and bereavement support for people with a life-threatening illness and their families. Visiting Health and Supportive Services has been providing certified home health aides to care for chronically ill patients, sick children, and the homebound elderly in the comfort of their own home for over 50 years.
     This event is being sponsored by Classic Ballroom Dance Studio Hackettstown, Hunterdon Healthcare Partners, Hunterdon Palliative Care, Maglio Electric, Midjersey Health Corporation, Walgreen's Infusion Services and Wm. Blanchard Co.
     Tickets to ‘A Culinary Affair’ are $65 if purchased by August 15th or $75 thereafter. For tickets call the Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation Events office at (908) 788-6498 or visit culinaryaffair.kintera.org.

Hunterdon Medical Center and Raritan Township Fire Company
To Host 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

     To mark the 13th anniversary of September 11th, Hunterdon Medical Center and the Raritan Township Fire Company will be hosting the 4th Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Sunday, September 7th at the hospital from 8 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The challenge will be to climb the equivalent number of stairs that the FDNY firefighters climbed in the World Trade Center prior to the collapses. This charitable event is meant to honor those who perished and to support those responders still suffering the effects of the rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center. The event is open to all firefighters, first responders and community members that would like to participate in the stair climb, which will take place in the parking garage on the campus of Hunterdon Medical Center.
     Registration for individuals is $25 per person and $100 for teams of five people. To register visit www.stairclimb911.eventbrite.com. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Feal Good Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to spread awareness and educate the public about the catastrophic health effects on 9/11 first responders, as well as to provide assistance to relieve these great heroes of the financial burdens placed on them.

Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management Offers New Nutrition and Weight Management Programs
     The Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management is offering two new programs to address issues and frustrations related to weight management. Healthy Plate, Healthy Weight is a 4-week program that will meet on Mondays starting September 8th from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. The program will help participants jump start their weight loss program and will be led by a Registered Dietitian. The cost is $50 per 4-week session.
     In addition, the Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management will offer The Healthy and Wise Program series. The following classes will be held this Fall:
     October 6th - Exercise: More than the gym-home based activities
     November 3rd - The truth about carbohydrates and the glycemic index
     December 1st - Managing the pounds through the holidays
     All classes are $10 each and will meet from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
     Both programs will meet at the Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management located in the Wescott Medical Arts Center, 9100 Wescott Drive, Ste.102 in Flemington. To register call the Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management at 908-237-6920.

The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers Will Offer Two FreeEducation Series in September
     The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers in Whitehouse Station and Clinton are dedicated to providing health enhancement and disease prevention programs for the community. In the month of September, the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers will offer two seminars as part of their free Education Series.
     Hip and Knee Pain: Prevention, Treatment and Recovery will be held on Tuesday, September 9 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Whitehouse Station and on Wednesday, September 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Clinton. Andrew Overman, DPT, MS, COMT, CSCS, will run the seminar at Whitehouse Station and Philip Glassner, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon, will run the seminar at Clinton. They will discuss the different ways to protect your joints to avoid injury as well as methods to treat different problems.
     A program on Emotional Support for the Caregiver That Has a Loved One with Dementia will be held on Tuesday, September 16 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Whitehouse Station and on Thursday, September 18 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Clinton. Linda Bryant, R.N., Director of the Center for Healthy Aging, will lead this informative discussion about dementia in loved ones and the effect it has on those around them.
     These programs are free and open to the community. Participants will receive a guest pass to be used at either of the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers.
     To register for the programs at the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Center in Whitehouse Station call 908-534-7600. The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Center in Whitehouse Station is located at 537 Rte. 22 East, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey. To register for the programs at the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Center in Clinton call 908-735-6884. The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Center in Clinton is located at 1738 Rte. 31, Clinton, New Jersey.

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     Director of Public Relations and Marketing
     Hunterdon Healthcare
     Hunterdon Medical Center
     2100 Wescott Drive
     Flemington, NJ 08822
     Phone: 908-788-6515
     Fax: 908-788-6526
     www.hunterdonhealthcare.org
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Hunterdon Chamber Of Commerce Leads Exchange Central
August 20
7:30am - 8:45an
Hampton Imm

14-B Royal Road
Flemington, NJ 08822
Network, Network, Network!
The Leads Exchange will meet at 7:30 AM, at the Hampton Inn in Flemington. Exchange business cards and present your business to the group!
The program is Complimentary for both Chamber Members and Non-Members. Bring a friend! Non-Members can attend twice before joining the Chamber.
Continental Breakfast compliments of the Flemington Hampton Inn.
To Register for this Event. Go Here
For more information, please contact: 908-782-7115 info@hunterdon-chamber.org
Hunterdon Chamber Of Commerce New Members Orientation
August 21
8:30am
Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce Office

The CenturyLink Building
14 Mine Street, Second Floor
Flemington, NJ 08822
Discover the advantages of membership and learn about the myriad of programs and services offered by the Chamber. Meet the staff, each other, and chat about how Chamber membership can best serve YOUR business.
This event is FREE for Chamber members.
To Register for this Event. Go Here
For more information, please contact: 908-782-7115 info@hunterdon-chamber.org
Hunterdon Chamber Of Commerce CenturyLink & Hunterdon County Bar Association Card Club
August 21
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Red Mill Museum Village, Inc.

56 Main Street
Clinton, NJ 08809
Please join us on Thursday, August 21st from 5:30 - 7:30 PM at the Red Mill Museum Village in Clinton for our Annual Summer Social Networking Event, sponsored by CenturyLink and the Hunterdon County Bar Association. This is one Card Club not to be missed!
Delicious food will be provided by 55 Main and there will be live music by the Barrister Band!
Clinton Guild & Clinton Business Group members have been invited to attend as well.
Admission is included in your Chamber Membership and is free for Clinton Guild, Clinton Business Group and Hunterdon County Bar Association Members.
To Register for this Event. Go Here
For more information, please contact: 908-782-7115 info@hunterdon-chamber.org
Princeton Chamber Of Commerce Swing into Success
August 21
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Princeton Country Club

1 Wheeler Way
Princeton, NJ 08540
This is a chance for the busy professional to get a quick and efficient introduction to golf for a new player or a tune up for a more regular duffer. Join us at the indoor simulators in the recently renovated club as pros will offer skill development for ALL types of golfers in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.
$40 ticket includes networking, simulator and instructor time, a light dinner and two drinks
To Register for this Event. Go Here
MIDJersey Chamber Of Commerce September Breakfast Club
September 4
8:00am - 9:30am
Food Court at Quaker Bridge Mall

150 Quaker Bridge Mall
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Hosted by the Lawrence Chapter, this morning event provides quality networking and relationship building for all who attend.
Each attendee will be given the opportunity to make a 30 second elevator commercial about their organization.
Breakfast and coffee will be provided.
Sponsored by: Lord & Taylor
To Register for this Event. Go Here
Non Profit
Hunterdon County Polytech Continuing Education Fall 2014
     Hunterdon County Polytech Continuing Education’s 2014 Fall Semester Brochure is available online and will be mailed throughout the county in early August. Continuing Education offers a variety of courses designed to help adult students keep pace with the ever-changing demands of today’s workplace, or to simply learn something new.
     Fall 2014 New Courses:
         Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair
         Twilight & Evening Cosmetology & Esthetic Programs
         Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
         Social Media
         Residential Electrical Installation
         OSHA 10-Hour General Industry
         Culinary Arts Classes
         Introduction to Book Publishing
         Personal Effectiveness

     Our always popular courses in Automotive, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Certified Nurse Aide, Dental Assistant, Phlebotomy, Water/Wastewater, Sign Language and many others still have openings. Sign up with a friend or family member today!
     In the Spring of 2015 we will be offering Automotive Emissions Technician, Education Program (ETEP), Forklift Training, Vet Assistant AAS Degree, and Massage Therapy.   You will find all of these courses and more in our Spring 2015 brochure. Go to www.polytechadulted.org in early December to view the Spring Catalog online.   Call (908) 788-1119, x. 2009 or visit Polytech on the web at www.polytechadulted.org  to register for our new Fall 2014 and other
     Continuing Education courses, or to request more information.  Continuing Education has a reputation for vocational excellence, providing educational opportunities for adults to acquire technical skills to begin a new career, enhance existing skills, or enrich their personal lives.  Courses are offered at 8 Bartles Corner Road and 10 Junction Road, both in Flemington.

School's out, but don't miss us over the summer! We'll be at the following area events:
     8/20 thru 8/24, 4-H Fair @ County Fairgrounds
     9/6/14, Hunterdon Fest @ Liberty Village Premium Outlets

Vendors Needed for Holistic Vendor & Psychic Fair
     Registrations are being invited for vendors, crafters and practitioners to participate in the 11th Annual Holistic Vendor and Psychic Fair on Saturday, October 11 at the Flemington Elks Lodge from 10 am – 4 pm. Unique crafters and vendors invited to participate. Practitioners offering services such as aura photography, chakra balancing, massage and intuitive reflexology are invited. Proceeds from this event to benefit NORWESCAP’s Career & Life Transitions Center for Women.
     For more information or to register, please call 908-788-1453 or email careerlife@norwescap.org for more information.

     Microsoft Office Suite 2010 Computer Training Course that has been funded by a grant from the United Way of Northern New Jersey and the NJ Division on Women. This class will is offered on Mondays from 9:00 am - 2:30 pm. This 10-week / 50-hour course begins with an overview of computer fundamentals and provides instruction in Microsoft programs including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and conducting Internet Job Searches. This class is offered free of charge to CLTC clients. Pre-registration is required. For more information on the next computer class scheduled, please call the Career Life Transitions Center for Women at 908-788-1453.

Legal Help
     Are your facing a legal situation, do not know where to start, and have limited financial resources to retain an attorney?
     NORWESCAP’s Career & Life Transitions Center is scheduling appointments and arranging one-on-one, confidential, Legal Information Clinics for low-income women and men. The Legal Information Clinic program offers individuals two 45-minute private, one-on-one meetings per year, each session with a different attorney, where individuals can ask questions pertaining to their situation. Attorneys within the Warren, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex and Somerset County areas donate their services to this program and are qualified to provide information and guidance for those who have not retained an attorney. Coordinated by the NORWESCAP Career & Life Transitions Center, this service provides valuable information to hundreds of women and men in our community.
     Individuals pay a $20 pre-registration fee per attorney visit, and clinics are scheduled by appointment only. To make an appointment to meet with an attorney or for more information, please call 908/788-1453. Common categories of situations handled by the Legal Information Clinics are Family Law (divorce, child custody, child support, and domestic violence); Elder Care; Housing issues (foreclosures, landlord/tenant issues); Discrimination; Municipal Court matters, Criminal law and Bankruptcy. Please note, this service does not provide free legal representation.

NAMI offers two free programs
     NAMI offers two free programs for families of loved ones with mental health challenges. NAMI Family-to-Family is NAMI's flagship program and is recognized as an Evidence-Based Program for relatives of adults with mental illness. NAMI Basics is a Best Practice Program (currently in the process of obtaining Evidence-Based recognition) for parents (and primary caregivers) of school-age children/adolescents with mental challenges (whether diagnosed or not). No family should face this journey alone!
     For all the information GO HERE
For a listing of local Nonprofit Organizations Go Here
The Arts/Entertainment
WDVR CONCERT CALENDAR
     Sept. 6 Tim Farrell's Newest Guitar CD has a release concert celebration
     Sept. 20 Humans Wheels: Tribute to John Cougar Mellencamp
      Always held at the Virginia Napurano Cultural Arts Center in Sergeantville, NJ.
     No Hayrides in August
At The Movies
 Local Theaters
 AMC Theatres Bridgewater Commons 7 Map
 Reading Cinemas Manville 12-Plex Map
 Hillsborough Cinemas Map
 Montgomery Cinemas Map
Box Office
1. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $65.6M
2. Guardians of the Galaxy $42.1M
3. Into the Storm $17.3M
4. The Hundred-Foot Journey $11M
5. Lucy $9.49M
Coming Soon
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
If I Stay
When the Game Stands Tall
Love Is Strange
Are You Here
Just For Fun/Things To Do
Liberty Village Premium Outlets
SUMMER MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

Enjoy free concerts in the courtyard as performers play various genres of music from 1pm-4pm
Sat, Aug 23 Lefty Mann
Sat, Aug 30 Fun in the Sun
Mon Sep 1 Boardwalk Buddies
All performances are weather permitting and subject to change without notice.
Liberty Village Premium Outlets Hosts
Public Safety Family Fun Day

     On Saturday, August 23rd, families are invited to enjoy a special day of savings, safety and fun. Safety activities will include Bicycle Safety provided by HART, and Fingerprinting & ID Kits provided by the Flemington Borough Police Department. Entertainment will include music, a carnival tent with games & prizes, a balloon artist and magic show. Parents will receive a special one-day-savings flier and a Free VIP Coupon Book with additional savings at participating stores. Parents can check in at the Information Center located in Suite 26 for the special savings. During the Bicycle Rodeo, HART will provide students with a chance to learn about and practice safe bicycling skills in a controlled environment located immediately adjacent to the main parking lot.
     This event is designed for children in Kindergarten through 7th grade and students will be grouped according to age and ability. In order for children to participate in the Bike Safety event they must bring: a helmet and appropriately-sized bicycle; in good repair, ready to ride, without training wheels.
     12pm - 2pm Archie Cobblepot Balloon Artist
     12pm - 2pm Bicycle Safety by HART & Flemington Police Department
     1pm - 4pm Family Fun Music by Lefty Mann
      2pm - 3pm Carnival Tent with Games & Prizes
     2pm - 4pm Fingerprinting by Flemington Police Department
     3pm - 4pm Magic Show & Rabbit Petting by Judy Tudy
Snyder Farm Open House and Great Tomato Tasting
August 27
3:00pm - 7:30pm
     Each summer, Rutgers University, the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension proudly present the Annual Snyder Farm Open House and Great Tomato Tasting. This event, which will take place on Wednesday, August 27th, is made possible with the invaluable assistance of the Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension Master Gardener volunteers. While features change yearly, you can always take part in the very popular tasting of over 60 heirloom and hybrid tomato varieties.
     Past events have included: chef demonstrations featuring preparation of several tomato recipes; guided educational wagon tours of the farm’s research plots; tastings of apples, basil, peaches, and honey; professional advice offered by the Hunterdon County Board of Health Staff on stink bugs, mosquitoes and black flies - pesky insects near and dear to local residents; and gardening demonstrations for those interested in small, productive gardens.
     Open House features include the Melda C. Snyder Teaching Garden which showcases demonstration gardens of deer tolerant ornamentals; ethnic greens; Blueberries, Hazelnuts, and Hollies from the Rutgers blueberry, hazelnut, and holly breeding programs; ornamental lilies; fun family farm photo opportunities; an "apple wall"; plus, apples and peaches from the NJAES Tree Fruit Breeding Program.
     Rutgers NJAES faculty, staff and Rutgers Master Gardener volunteers are always available throughout the event to answer your gardening questions and to make your visit to our research farm a pleasurable and memorable one. Bring your camera! To RSVP, GO HERE.
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I am no longer on WDVR because HunterdonChamberRadio.com is Launching SOON!
I am very excited about the introduction of Hunterdon Chamber Internet Radio.The Chamber is always looking at ways in which they can further promote and provide marketing opportunities at a great value.
HunterdonChamberRadio.com will be the nation's first chamber supported 24 hour all business news,community information, and local events station of its kind.
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