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How to Navigate your Team Through the New Normal of Working Remotely

Office life may never go back to how it was pre-pandemic, and that’s okay! What was once considered a “normal” working environment – in the office – may now be looked upon as dated, traditional, and even conservative.

What You Need to Know Whether You’re Buying or Selling a Home

June is National Homeownership Month – a time to celebrate the positive impact that owning a home has on families, neighborhoods, and communities.

5 Tips to Help Expecting Parents Prepare for Parenthood

Expecting a new addition to your family in the upcoming months? In addition to the various emotions that you may be feeling, you may also be hearing that now is the best time to organize your finances.

The Warning Signs of Sweepstakes and Lottery Scams and How to Spot Them

One day you receive a phone call, email, or letter to tell you that you’re the lucky winner of a sweepstakes, lottery, or prize like a new car, laptop or something else!

Homebuyer Webinar

Join us for an interactive webinar to learn if you're prepared and ready for homeownership, how much you can afford, what to expect when obtaining a mortgage and explore homebuyer programs available to you!

Presented by Robert Donoso, Lakeland Mortgage, NMLS# 704310& Salih Okdemir, RE/MAX

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates: What Employers Need To Know

Join us to learn about the federal and state vaccination mandates, if an employer can mandate periodic testing, handling the reluctant employee and more.

Presented by Kathleen M. Connelly, Attorney & Partner, Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C.

Strengths - What Are They Good For?

Remember when you used to be connected to your "why", you enjoyed your work and knew your impact? Join in to learn how to determine your strengths so you can do great work again and reconnect to the work you love!

Presented by Christi Nix Bloomer,Coach, Consultant & Founder of In The Arena Coaching & Consulting.

48th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing

Join usTuesday, September 28, 2021for our48th Annual Scholarship Golf OutingatCrystal Springs Golf Resortto enjoy a day of golf, refreshments, friendly competition & more! In 2020,we raised $165,000 allowing us to award over 100 scholarships to local students.

Supporting our communities has never been more important and the success of our scholarship fund is dependent on your generosity. If you are unable to attend, please consider making a donation or participating in oursilent auctionto help us reach our goal of raising $175,000 this year.

Do You Know Who Has Your Data?

Do you vet your vendors? Do they respect and protect your data as you would? Do you have a proactive security incident response and recovery plan? Join us to discuss!

Presented by Michelle A. Schaap, Founder of Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC's Privacy & Data Security Group.

This program has been approved for 1.2 general NJ CLE Credits.

Get to the Heart of the Matter

Join us to learn about the power of personal inventory, individual responsibility and a better way to deal with restraints, delays and negative consciousness that seek to alter your approach to success.

Presented by Tommy Hilcken of Tommy Hilcken Productions.

Questions About Refinancing Your Home Loan - Answered

Interested in refinancing your home? Join us for an interactive webinar to learn if refinancing is right for you, what to expect during the process, when is the right time, what steps are required and more!

Presented by Roberto Donoso, Mortgage Representative (NMLS# 704310)

Present with Power and Grow Your Career

Join us to learn how to speak to persuade and motivate with confidence and authority and how to present properly to connect.

Presented by Jane Paterson, Owner of One Perfect Speech, Public Speaking and Communications Coach.

Stuff the Bus Community Food Drive

Help those in need by donating your non-perishable items now through November 19th at all of our Sussex County branches. Join us and our friends from WSUS and WNNJ Radio Stations on November 19 from 3pm to 6pm at the Sparta Branch for a special event. Read more for event details.

How Positivity Breeds Productivity & Prosperity

Join us to discuss how negativity is anti-productive, how stress causes anxiety and toxicity and positive energy ignites possibilities.

Presented by Ferlie Almonte, Author, Speaker & Coach.

Develop Plans for Improved Cash Flow Management

Join us to understand your cash position to determine if you need additional financing, how to renegotiate terms with suppliers, customers, landlords and other major expenses, how to actively collect outstanding receivables and eliminate unnecessary expenses.

Presented by Andrew Frazier, MBA, CFA, "The Business GROWTH Pro and CFO" of Small Business Like a PRO, LLC.

3 Moves to Get Your Finances on Track in 2022 (Even if You Feel Anxious and Don't Know Where to Start)

Join us to discuss how you can get past the "overwhelm", stay motivated through a process of change and develop habits that build financial wellness and wealth.

Presented by Kelley Holland, Founder of Own YourDestiny, Financial Empowerment Speaker, Coach and Educator.

Productive Interviewing Techniques

Join us to create a roadmap of the interview process, determine the profile of a successful employee, identify how to best evaluate candidates for specific skill sets and ensure a clear understanding of company culture and expectations.

Presented by Sharon F. Goldstein of SFG Consulting, LLC.

First-Time Homebuyer Webinar

Join us for an interactive webinar to learn if you're prepared and ready for homeownership, how much you can afford, what to expect when obtaining a mortgage and explore homebuyer programs available to you!

Presented by Robert Donoso, Lakeland Mortgage, NMLS# 704310

Leadership Under Fire

Join us to discuss dealing with stress, assessing risk, maintaining both perspective and acuity, embracing resilience and more.

Presented by Doug Brown, Chairman & CEO of Paradigm Associates, LLC.

First-Time Homebuyer Webinar

Join us for an interactive webinar to learn if you're prepared and ready for homeownership, how much you can afford, what to expect when obtaining a mortgage and explore homebuyer programs available to you!

Presented by Robert Donoso, Lakeland Mortgage, NMLS# 704310

The State of the State for NJ's Business Community

Join us to discuss the state of the state for NJ's business community.

Presented by Michele N. Siekerka, Esq., President and CEO of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association.

ROAR into the Second Half of Your Life, Before it's too Late

ROAR is an acronym for Reimagine your life (before others do it for you), Own who you are, as well as your health and financial numbers, Act on what's next and Reassess your relationships. Join us to discuss the concept of Life Layering and how you can start now to create the future plans and identities that are important to you moving forward.

Presented by Michael Clinton, Author and Speaker, Special Media Advisor to Hearst Corporation's CEO and Former President and Publishing Director of Hearst Magazines.

3 Keys to Public Relations Success

Join us to learn the difference between Public Relations and Advertising, how earned media coverage is editorial endorsement for your business, brand, book and service, and what steps you can take to increase awareness using press coverage.

Presented by Andrea Pass, Owner of Andrea Pass Public Relations.

Breaking Fear!

Join us to learn how to relentlessly turn emotions and fear into wealth, power and happiness step-by-step by learning more about tapping into your strengths to create lifelong success. The Power of Breaking Fear is the guide to emotional power, wealth and true happiness.

Presented by Tim S. Marshall, The Nation's #1 Expert on Breaking Fear in Life and Business, Motivational Speaker, Life Coach, Entrepreneur, Best-selling Author and Business Growth Consultant.

Your Personal Influence is Everything! 3 Ways to Increase It

Join us to learn what makes influence the currency of leadership, the most effective ways to influence others at work and at home, why using your influence for good is more important than ever.

Presented by Cheryl Bonini Ellis, the Deliberate Leadership Expert, Author, Speaker, Trainer, Coach and Inspiring Podcast Guest.

How to Manage One of the Most Unpredictable Financial Planning Risks: Long-Term Care

Join us to learn what long-term care is and why you should plan for it, how preparing ahead of time or not preparing affects your loved ones, how a long-term care event is paid for, who is responsible for those costs and more.

Presented byEric Carroll, CFP, CLTC, Director of Life and Long-Term Care Insurance Distribution.

Vetting Vendors: Before, During and After the Engagement

Join us to discuss the risks that any vendor may pose to security, what you want to know before you engage with a vendor, contract considerations, managing the relationship and tracking security practices during the engagement and upon termination.

Presented by Michelle A. Schaap, Founder of Chiesa Shahinian and Giantomasi PC's Privacy and Data Security Group.

Small Business Panel and Networking Event

Are you a small business owner or a budding entrepreneur? Join us for a riveting panel discussion on all things small business! This event is free entry and dinner will be served.

37 Main Street Sussex, NJ 07461

Panelists include Lidia Zdunek, Vice President, Lakeland Bank Business Banking Officer, Kerry Hodgson, Manager of Provider Programs, NORWESCAP CFRS and Johnathan Drake, Client Services Director, Sussex County Economic Development Partnership.

Discover Tips to Enhance your Career Fulfillment and Tap into your Zone of Genius!

Are you stuck on a career plateau? Suffering from burnout in your job or business? Seeking to maximize your professional impact? Join us to discuss how to maximize your strengths, honor your values, pivot from burnout to motivating skills, and more.

Presented by Julie Wyckoff, M.Ed. Career Transition Coach and YouMap Certified Coach

Earn More Using LinkedIn!

Learn why LinkedIn is important, how to generate more leads, meetings and clients without posting, strategies to generate more opportunities and how to separate yourself from the competition.

Presented by Julbert Abraham, "The LinkedIn Guy", Founder of AGM, A LinkedIn Training Firm, Author, Podcast Host

AACCNJ Networking Mixer

The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey is hosting On The Road - a Networking Mixer! Come out to network, expand your corporate community, learn about the AACCNJ and enjoy music, refreshments, cordials, giveaways and more!

Lakeland Bank - 11 Ackerman Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011

Remarks by Alethea Batts, First Senior Vice President, Learning and Organization Development, Chief Diversity Officer, Lakeland Bank and John E. Harmon, Sr., IOM, Founder, President and CEO of AACCNJ.

First-Time Homebuyer Webinar

Join us for an interactive webinar to learn if you're prepared and ready for homeownership, how much you can afford, what to expect when obtaining a mortgage and explore homebuyer programs available to you!

Presented by Robert Donoso, Lakeland Mortgage, NMLS# 704310

Show Me The Money: Down Payment Assistance for Homeownership

Discuss down payment assistance grants for homeownership, if you qualify for a grant to buy your first home, who offers these type of grants and how to apply for them.

Presented by Robert Donoso, Lakeland Mortgage, NMLS# 704310 and Jacqueline Atkins, Program Director, American Dream Program.

TikTok Your Way to New Business!

Learn all about TikTok – how to create a campaign to generate revenue and how to leverage the platform to drive brand awareness, engagement, leads and sales for your brand.

Presented by Elisabeth Flach, Business Development Executive, Kraus Marketing.

Passing the Torch: Navigating Succession Planning for Your Business

Discuss planning your business exit strategy, the different ways you can sell your business to family members, employees or unrelated parties, and the pros and cons of different types of legal structures to transfer a business.

Presented by Len Garza, ESQ., Business Attorney and Founder of GARZA.

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