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LAEDA Unveils Its New Commercial

Posted on 11/30/2018 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

LAEDA is excited to announce that we have gone “Prime Time!” Our new commercial features LAEDA alumni ranging from session 61-78, including Davon Clark (ADC Kid), Alberta Ferebee (Aunt Berta’s Kitchen), Valerie Stancill (Cloud9 Wellness), John Rigu (Fresh Start Moving Services), Francisco and Cecilia Cabrera (El Sitio), and Ernesto Guerrero (Cruzan Transportation).

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Making Connections at LAEDA’S Open House Alumni Networking and Potluck

Posted on 11/28/2018 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Waiting until the end of November to enjoy some good food and camaraderie seemed like a bit too long – so LAEDA decided to hold a potluck for its alumni as an opportunity to mingle and connect with each other. The night’s program consisted of a mini-presentation on marketing, a fun round of networking bingo, and closing remarks about the value of belonging to LAEDA’s alumni network. Gaining knowledge, sharing experiences, and making connections are valuable components in an entrepreneurial journey, which is exactly what happened November 8 at LAEDA’s alumni open house.

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Business Bite with Ray Lamboy, President& CEO: Understanding Business Certifications & How to Use Them

Posted on 11/28/2018 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Becoming a certified Minority-Owned, Woman-Owned or Disadvantaged Business is a time consuming process. Is it worth it? It depends on how established your business is and what your business goals are. Check out this great video with LAEDA's President & CEO.

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Meet Melva June

Posted on 11/21/2018 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Melva June is the owner and operator of Belle Mai Organic Beauty & Hygiene Product Line and a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with her to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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Congratulations and a New Beginning for EDTP Class 82

Posted on 11/15/2018 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On November 14, 2018, entrepreneurs of class 82 had their last Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP) class. In this class, the highlights of the EDTP was about what was learned, what each entrepreneur’s Ah-ha moment was, what was the most favorite class and what the biggest challenge was during this program. Before these questions were discussed, Annabel Soto, Office Administrator congratulated the class for completing the program and for all the hard work that each entrepreneur had done along the lines of letting the entrepreneurs know that the doors of LAEDA are always open for them for help and or guidance.

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LAEDA Attends the Camden CMO Resource Fair

Posted on 10/31/2018 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Voorhees, NJ – On October 9, 2018, LAEDA had a great opportunity to participate in the Camden CMO Resource Fair at the Voorhees Town Center. We were able to learn about different organizations that provide services to the community in the South Jersey region while also providing information to people who either need help with their businesses or who want to open a business and don’t know where to begin this process.

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Business Bite with Annabel Soto, Office Administrator: Tips to Get Organized

Posted on 10/31/2018 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

This month, our Office Administrator, Annabel Soto talks about 5 Tips to Get Organized at work.

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LAEDA Celebrates Its Graduates with Annual Ceremony at the Kroc Center

Posted on 10/31/2018 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

A favorite tradition among staff, every October LAEDA takes the time to acknowledge its community of entrepreneurs and small business owners with an annual graduation ceremony for its cornerstone nine-week trainings, the Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP) and the Women’s Business Academy. Held on October 25 at Camden’s Salvation Army Kroc Center, the event featured 24 newly-minted graduates from the Spring 2018, Winter 2018, and Fall 2017 cohorts.

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The Essentials of Valuable Networking and Relationship Building

Posted on 10/24/2018 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Bordentown, NJ – On October 18, LAEDA hosted an event called, “Take the !?!? Out of Networking,” which was presented by our alumnus, Christopher Hampton, a motivational speaker and owner of Champ I AM. Christopher shared his expertise, experiences, and knowledge about entrepreneurship and the world of networking. Entrepreneurs gathered to learn how to make connections, build trust, and make strong relationships that last naturally and mutually.

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LAEDA Attends the Camden Works Summit on Jobs & Career Training

Posted on 9/27/2018 by EDTP Coordinator

Camden, NJ- On September 19, 2018, Rowan University hosted the Camden Works Summit on Jobs & Career Training. This event was a part of the Camden Working initiative organized by City Hall and Congressman Donald Norcross to provide Camden City residents with firsthand information about education, programs, health and labor market opportunities in the city.

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