Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Cuts Ribbon on Church & Dwight's New Worldwide Headquarters in Mercer County
Christie Administration's Economic Growth Policies Help Keep 1,000 Jobs in New Jersey and Create 130 New Jobs
May 2, 2013 - Trenton, NJ - Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today joined Church & Dwight officials for a ribbon cutting celebration of the company's new 250,000 square foot, $70 million worldwide headquarters in Ewing Township in Mercer County. Church & Dwight is a global leader in the household consumer products and personal care industry with consumers and business customers in 115 countries.
"Keeping Church & Dwight in New Jersey was critically important not only to the economy of Mercer County, but also to the economy of our entire state," said Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, who oversees economic development for the Christie Administration. "Governor Christie's leadership and pro-growth policies have made it possible to attract and retain companies of all sizes, generating opportunities for job creation, economic growth and business investment. We're proud Church & Dwight will continue to call the Garden State home."
Working with the Christie Administration, including action by the New Jersey Business Action Center and New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the company decided to stay and expand in the Garden State, saving one thousand jobs and setting the stage for the creation of additional 130 jobs in New Jersey.
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Announces Expanded Private Sector Financing Opportunities for Small Businesses
Impacted by Sandy
Capital One Bank Makes $150,000 Available to The Intersect Fund for Microloans
April 8, 2013 - Trenton, NJ - Citing the importance of helping New Jersey's small businesses rebuild and recover from Superstorm Sandy, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today joined Capital One Bank and New Brunswick-based The Intersect Fund to announce new, low-interest microloans for small businesses affected by the October storm. Capital One Bank will be providing $150,000 to The Intersect Fund, which will administer and loan the funds to small businesses.
"The Intersect Fund is an important component of a statewide network of organizations that provide critical resources for small business," said Lt. Governor Guadagno. "Thanks to Capital One Bank, The Intersect Fund will be able to help more small businesses in the process of rebuilding from Sandy's devastation. This type of financial assistance can be a real catalyst to put a business on a pathway to recovery and success."
With an average loan size of $2,400, The Intersect Fund could help more than 62 small businesses.
NJ Hurricane Sandy Clean-Up Assistance
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno encourages those who need assistance with cleaning up their homes and property damaged by Hurricane Sandy to contact the 211 assistance system. The information will be entered into the Collaborative Work Order System, which provides the information to volunteer groups that have already helped hundreds of New Jersey families.
This service is a joint initiative of the 211 system and New Jersey's Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (NJVOAD).
State Strategic Plan
This Plan sets forth a vision for the future of our state along with a strategy to achieve that vision. It is the culmination of several years of work by the State and its staff in collaboration with county and local stakeholders and members of the public.
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