Bergen County Business Networking: Join The Community Chest and host John Wilkens, a new member of The Chest’s board of managers and a licensed insurance agent with Robert Wilkens Insurance Agency, at a Meatballs and Martinis networking event on Wednesday, July 18. This Bergen County Business networking event will take place from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, 10 Sterling Blvd. in Englewood, New Jersey.
Bring old friends, make new ones, and network. Enjoy meatballs free-of-charge and martinis for $7. The proceeds help The Chest to meet the pressing issues of people in need in the area. For further information about the event or to register, contact Dr. Shelly Wimpfheimer at 201-568-7474.
Throughout the day, 20% of tracked dine-in lunch or dinner and carry out sales at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza will be donated to The Chest. Patrons, groups and businesses are invited to participate by placing their take-out or dine-in orders and telling the server they are attending to support The Chest. The restaurant is open from 11:30 am to 10:00 pm.
The Chest is celebrating its 85th anniversary and continues to lead initiatives and support nonprofits that make communities stronger and benefit the people of eastern Bergen County. The founders’ vision was to fill a chest with individuals and businesses’ generous contributions and to empty its contents by awarding grant funds to support worthy projects led by local nonprofits in the area. With the motto “Neighbors Helping Neighbors”, The Chest undertakes its mission with increased generosity to help people in need in eastern Bergen County. For more information about The Chest, visit the organization’s web site, www.thecommunitychestofenglewood.org or call the office at 201-568-7474.
Founded in 1933, The Community Chest, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, has supported local not-for-profit agencies. The Chest leads initiatives and supports nonprofits that make our communities stronger and benefit people in need in eastern Bergen County. Each year, The Chest raises funds and allocates them to agencies demonstrating the capacity to provide services to local citizens. The organization also provides coordinating and planning services in its communities, serving as a bridge between agencies and organizations and investing in the stability and quality of the service network.