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Congress Hall, Cape May, New Jersey. We experienced new and beautiful places, spent lots of time in the outdoors, enjoyed delicious food – both family creations and restaurants, and most importantly we spent time with the ones we love.

Association Leader: Ernie Rosenberg

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Whether its motion pictures owned by Hollywood studios or fragrance formulas belonging to fragrance houses in New Jersey, industries with IP exposure are pretty intense about the issue. Ernie Rosenberg, President & CEO, American Cleaning Institute.

NAACP Hosts Bias Training for New Jersey Police

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This week, the New Jersey chapter of the NAACP invited officers to its annual meeting to participate in the program. The post NAACP Hosts Bias Training for New Jersey Police appeared first on Associations Now

New Jersey Accountants ‘Pay It Forward’

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Nearly 100 members of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants traveled to high schools statewide last month with the goal of increasing awareness and enthusiasm for a career as a CPA. The post New Jersey Accountants ‘Pay It Forward’ appeared first on Associations Now

Proposal to Change New Jersey’s Self-Serve Gas Law Fuels Debate

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New Jersey is one of just two states to require full-service gas pumps—something a key association in the state hopes to change. Problem is, a prominent lawmaker is fighting new legislation tooth and nail. Will Jersey girls pump gas eventually?

New Jersey Mug Shot Bill Raises Open-Access Concerns

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A proposed law targeting ethically questionable sites that post arrest mug shots easily passed in the New Jersey General Assembly on Thursday, but journalists’ organizations and open-access advocates worry that it will have wider consequences.

Hospital Association Aims to Use Big Data to Spot Bigger Trends

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The New Jersey Hospital Association is launching a new program, CHART, to utilize big data in hopes of spotting the underlying problems behind the medical issues its members tackle. Are there gaps in New Jersey’s healthcare coverage?

Friday Buzz: Concrete Evidence on the Benefits of Public-Private Partnerships

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A study of the past five years of economic activity in New Jersey reveals a number of insights about partnerships that associations nationwide can learn from. “A similar culture shift is now underway in New Jersey, with universities collaborating both with industry and each other.

Best Benefit Ever: Tailored Performance Tracking

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The New Jersey Credit Union League will create customized performance reports for its members. Why it works: The new product is part of the group’s effort to offer members strategic help.

Thanksgiving: What are your grateful for?

Beth Kanter's Blog

I’m at the New Jersey Shore for the Thanksgiving holiday. My hometown got hit pretty hard, but we’re counting our blessings that my family’s house is still standing and able to enjoy this Thanksgiving with family.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.9.16

Reid All About it

Hear ways the American Institute of CPAs and New Jersey Society of CPAs are connecting with high school and college students, educators, members and other stakeholders to recruit members and nurture future CPAs. Susan Dyer, Membership Development Manager, New Jersey Society of CPAs.

Membership Hack: Card-Carrying Volunteer Recruiter

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The New Jersey Society of CPAs recruits volunteers with a business card that removes the barriers to getting involved. The New Jersey Society of CPAs was on a mission to engage members face-to-face and recruit some volunteers at the same time.

New Group Aims to Tackle Sports Betting Fraud

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With a Supreme Court decision paving the way for legalized sports betting in some states, a new association hopes to set the rules of the road for wagering. The post New Group Aims to Tackle Sports Betting Fraud appeared first on Associations Now

Why One Tire Dealers Group Put on the Brakes

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The decision by the New Jersey State Tire Dealers Association to stop spinning its wheels came down to three simple things: revenue, membership, and a lack of either. New Jersey’s leading tire dealers group won’t be burning rubber anytime soon.

7 Secrets of a Master Digital Story Teller

Vanguard Tech

Organizations must embrace the new way that people receive and consume information. I was a radio news director and reporter in New Jersey and New York, one of the most competitive media markets in the U.S.

Balancing Personal and Organizational Brand: Networked Leadership

Beth Kanter's Blog

Earlier this month, I facilitated a workshop for leaders of community foundations in New Jersey for the Knight Digital Media Center on the topic of practical network leadership skills.

Best Benefit Ever: Keep Your Skin in the Game

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As part of a new agreement with the New Jersey State Golf Association (NJSGA), the cancer-screening company MoleSafe is offering the golf association’s members a 15 percent discount on skin-analysis services at a handful of hospitals in New Jersey as well as at NYU Medical Center in New York.

State Dealer Groups, Tesla Motors Find Room for Compromise

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The company, which is looking to invest $4 billion to $5 billion in a “gigafactory” that would produce lithium-ion batteries, is looking to build in one of four states—Arizona, Texas, Nevada, or New Mexico.

3 Pitfalls to Avoid in Affinity Partnerships

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In hopes of creating a new branch of revenue, you jump quickly into an affinity partnership with a vendor without asking the question: Is this partnership a good fit for our membership? Affinity partnerships can be a boon for associations, but only if they’re done right.

Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” is 2013 Terry McAdam Book Award Finalist

Beth Kanter's Blog

My second book, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: Using Data to Change the World co-authored with Katie Delahaye Paine and featuring a foreword by Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen has been chosen as one of four finalists for the 2013 Terry McAdam Book Award of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.

How Associations are Attracting Students to the Profession or Industry

Smooth The Path

We are finding that there are not enough new graduates to take the place of those who are retiring, particularly in highly technical fields. Closing the loop interviews will also be conducted with member hiring managers to learn what skills and abilities successful new hires possess.

Pain Point: Acupuncturists Concerned With Therapists’ Use of Needles

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Exposing a sharp pain: The issue came to a head earlier this month, after members of the New Jersey Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine pressured a CBS affiliate, via a Facebook message to its members, not to air a segment on dry needling featuring a physical therapist in the state.

Are you a community manager?

SocialFish

How do you transition into your new community from listserves? WEEK 2: Launching your new community. Are you an association/nonprofit community manager (or association exec with community management newly thrust upon you?).

Butterfly Association Steps Up Conservation Efforts

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With a new network of land preserves, the North American Butterfly Association hopes to further support the continent’s populations of endangered butterflies. However, the new plots will not act as education centers.

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Tesla, Auto Dealers Still Tangling Over Direct Sales

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But a flare-up of the issue in New Jersey, where a state agency ruled last week that the company was violating state law by selling directly to consumers, is drawing new attention to the dispute.

Infection Control Group Spearheads Online Ebola Training Course

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This innovative program will assist [infection preventionists] in training health care personnel on proper [personal protective equipment] use through visual demonstrations put in the context of CDC’s new [personal protective equipment] guidance.”

Engage volunteers, take a page from the magazine

Aaron Wolowiec

Similar publications are offered in California, Colorado, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Texas, as well as two regional publications (i.e., “Busy.”. I suspect this is the four-letter word you last used in response to the question, “How are you?”

State Dealers Groups, Tesla Motors Find Room for Compromise

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The company, which is looking to invest $4 billion to $5 billion in a “gigafactory” that would produce lithium-ion batteries, is looking to build in one of four states—Arizona, Texas, Nevada, or New Mexico.

Nonprofits Join Outcry Over Ebola Quarantines

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The opposition led New York to soften its stance on quarantines, while New Jersey allowed Hickox to return to her home in Maine. Chris Christie and New York Gov. The outcry changed the situation in New York and New Jersey.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.25.16

Reid All About it

EDT* – The Certificate is Obsolete: New Ways to Track PD, CE and Certification . Marc Rein, Multimedia Specialist, New Jersey CPAs. – Digital Advertising to Attract New Customers (Inbound Lunch Bunch).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.25.16

Reid All About it

EDT* – The Certificate is Obsolete: New Ways to Track PD, CE and Certification . Marc Rein, Multimedia Specialist, New Jersey CPAs. – Digital Advertising to Attract New Customers (Inbound Lunch Bunch).

Best Benefit Ever: Matching Workers With Auto Shops

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The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers/New Jersey, an association representing auto repair shops and technicians, isn’t afraid to play employment matchmaker for its members. Benefits Wanted What’s your association’s coolest member benefit? Tell us about it!

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Sunny Side Up: Solar Industry Seeing Record Returns

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That interesting factoid comes from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research, which also reported in the latest edition of their quarterly fact sheet that the solar industry represents 32 percent of all new electricity generation in the country—enough to power 4.6

Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Wins Terry McAdam Nonprofit Book Award

Beth Kanter's Blog

The award was presented at the annual conference of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management, in Newark, New Jersey last night and I was going to attend, but opted to stay longer with my mom who is recovering from an illness in a rehab hospital.

How One Foundation Got Kids Interested in Skiing—With Its Own Ski Park

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In the three winters that the National Winter Activity Center has been active, the National Winter Sports Education Foundation’s “living lab” has helped drive a massive interest in the slopes among New York City-area kids.

It’s the Season of Giving!

SocialFish

Tim , Creative Director : My wife and I travel to New Jersey to spend Christmas with my family and a few days after the holiday with her family. We look forward to hearing from you, and wish you all a Happy Holiday and a great New Year!

Bar Association Welcomes Diversity at the Top With New President

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A prominent legal group has a new leader at the top who hopes to make the field more diverse. In comments to The Washington Post , the New Jersey-based lawyer noted that her goal was to boost the recruitment of women and minorities into the legal field.

Friday Buzz: Hillary’s Last Association Speech Before 2016?

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton got down to earth with thousands of camp professionals at this week’s Tri-State CAMP Conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey. “We

As Atlantic City Casinos Fold, Industry Group Ups Anti-Regulation Game

Associations Now

Further, the Casino Association of New Jersey would lose two of its eight member casinos in Revel and Showboat. And since then, Maryland and New York have expanded in-state gambling operations.

Governors Association Launches Opioid Treatment Pilot Targeted at Prisons

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Last month, NGA announced a pilot program in eight states—Alaska, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, Virginia, and Washington—that will expand access to addiction treatment for offenders in prisons.