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LAEDA Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in Woodbury

Posted on 10/31/2022 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Woodbury, NJ—LAEDA attended the City of Woodbury’s First Annual Woodbury Hispanic Heritage Festival on Sunday, October 23, 2022 at LOT 323 in Woodbury. The festival included local Hispanic-owned businesses, music and a traditional Mexican dance group. Community organizations such as the Woodbury Public Library, the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, the Hispanic Family Center and LAEDA provided various community resources and information to attendees.

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Celebrating Entrepreneurship at LAEDA's Annual Graduation for the Class of 2022

Posted on 10/28/2022 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- Thursday, October 27, 2022- The Latin American Economic Development Program Association, Inc. (LAEDA) celebrated their annual graduation ceremony for the Entrepreneurial Development Training Program and The Women’s Business Academy. The graduation was held at The Salvation Army Kroc Community Center in Camden, NJ. The graduating classes included the sessions from Fall 2021, Winter 2022 and Spring 2022.

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Pedro Santana with Deal With It Management LLC

Posted on 10/27/2022 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Pedro Santana is the owner and operator of Deal With It Management, LLC, which is a full-service management and consulting firm dedicated to providing top quality solutions and services to government clients, business, K-12 and higher education leaders. We aim to help organizations adapt to the shifting needs of the marketplace by providing innovative solutions for a chaotic world. Pedro Santana is a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP). We had a chance to sit down with him to ask about his experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA’s training program.

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President & CEO of LAEDA Speaks in Bridgeton at Hispanic Heritage Month Event

Posted on 10/18/2022 by Ray Lamboy

Bridgeton, NJ—Ray Lamboy, President & CEO of LAEDA was invited to speak at the Bridgeton Area Chamber of Commerce - Hispanic Business Committee event in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month held at the Green Olive Restaurant on October 18, 2022.

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LAEDA and Program Alumni Make Waves at the 14th Annual Haddon Avenue Street Festival

Posted on 10/3/2022 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On Saturday, September 25th the LAEDA Women’s Business Center (WBC) attended the 14th annual Haddon Avenue Street Festival hosted by Parkside Business & Community in Partnership (PBCIP). The Haddon Avenue commercial corridor, between Kaighns Avenue and Mechanic Street, was lined with over 35 vendors offering not only shopping, food, and entertainment but also health and wellness screenings, presentations, and small business resources. There was even a section where families and children could enjoy games "life-sized" checkers, Connect 4, Jenga and a Pokemon tournament from Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP) Alumni David Barnes of Prodigy Games.

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Parkside Business & Community in Partnership shares the Leading Innovative Economic Development Award with LAEDA

Posted on 10/3/2022 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Atlantic City, NJ – On September 30, 2022, the Governor’s Conference for Housing & Economic Development held its Governor’s Excellence in Housing and Economic Development Awards Presentation at the Harrah’s Resort & Casino. Nearly three hundred housing and economic development professionals from across New Jersey and the region gathered to celebrate the awardees.

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