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Business Partnership Announces Economic Vitality Recipients

The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) will recognize Pfizer, the Somerset County YMCA, and Chimney Rock Inn as recipients of the 2019 Economic Vitality Awards, recognizing their leadership in enhancing the economic competitiveness of Somerset County.

The Economic Vitality Awards will be presented at the Somerset County Business Partnership Annual Meeting on Monday, December 9, 2019, at the Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Avenue in Somerset, New Jersey. The day’s activities will begin with a networking reception at 11:30 A.M. followed by the luncheon at 12:15 P.M.

  • Pfizer is a global biopharmaceutical company with a portfolio that includes medicines and vaccines in addition to many of the world’s best-known consumer healthcare products. Pfizer is recognized for its growth in Somerset County and its investment in community- based approaches against infectious diseases locally and internationally.
  • The Somerset County YMCA (Somerset Hills Y, Somerville Y, Hillsborough Y, Plainfield Y, Bridgewater Y Pool) is a charitable community service organization with a commitment to nurturing the potential of children, improving health and well-being, and making a positive difference in the life of each person who walks through their doors. The Somerset County Y is recognized for the organization’s commitment to growth and infrastructure improvement to better serve the residents and employees of Somerset County.

  • Chimney Rock Inn is a top family restaurant in central New Jersey. With a colorful past, Chimney Rock is ready to welcome the future with open arms, great pizza, and a warm atmosphere. The Rock is recognized for the organization’s commitment to supporting charitable initiatives throughout Somerset County and for their long history of providing excellent food at reasonable prices in a family atmosphere.

The SCBP Annual Meeting attracts more than 500 people from the private and public sectors who gather to mingle while enjoying the food and ambience that make The Palace one of the area’s top venues for celebrations.

“The Annual Meeting is Somerset County’s largest and most important gathering of the business community. It allows leaders from the public, private, and non-profit sectors to come together to support the Business Partnership’s work to make the best place to live, work, play and visit,” commented Business Partnership CEO, Mike Kerwin.

Registration is $90 for Business Partnership members and $140 for non-members if purchased by Wednesday, December 4, 2019 and $115 for members and $155 for non-members thereafter. Reservations may be made by calling the Somerset County Business Partnership at 908-218-4300 or online at

Premier Partner sponsorship for the Annual Meeting is provided by PNC Wealth Management and Pfizer. Signature Partners are Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, Provident Bank – Bridgewater, Fulton Bank, Ferrero USA, Bellari Home Remodeling, and Somerset Savings Bank. Corporate Partners include AT&T, Hunterdon Healthcare System, Unity Bank, PSE&G, Sanofi US, Weber Gallagher, Norris McLaughlin, Carrier Clinic, Somerset County YMCA, and Beasley Media Group. Patron Partners include SSP Architectural Group, Sobel & Co. LLC, Atlantic Health, TD Bank, Delta Dental, NJ Advance Media, Van Cleef Engineering, Peapack Gladstone Bank, Regal Bank, and Fontana Wealth Management. Like Thank Reply