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EOBA Hosts First Time Ever East Orange Business Crawl on October 2, 2021
East Orange Business Association (EOBA) hosts the First Annual East Orange Business Crawl experience for local businesses and residents.
The "crawl" encouraged East Orange residents to travel from store to store and stop in each to browse, test products, perhaps enjoy some adult beverages, and in the process, discover there are small businesses that aren't big boxes out on the by-pass.
The event featured 26 stops and included businesses in each of the five wards of East Orange. The Business Crawl began at East Orange City Hall with registration at 1:00 p.m. Residents were given a complimentary "I Crawl for East Orange Business" tee-shirt and an event passport, detailing the business locations to visit around the city. Residents who had their passports "stamped" returned to City Hall at 5:30 p.m. for the prize giveaway drawings provided by local businesses.
Results of the prize giveaway are:
1. Limousine Ride to NYC, donated by Cushnie-Houston Funeral Homes, John B. Houston, CEO, The winner is Helen Cooper-Andres
2. 60 min. Swedish Massage, donated by BWS Massage on Demand Service, Al-Shakise Anderson, CEO. The winner is Deiredra Oliver
3. Leadership Training Workshop (up to 12 people), donated by Thrive Leadership Institute, Inc., Anna D. Banks, CEO. The winner is LaDonna Johns
4. 1-month Micro-Greens subscription donated by Pea Shoots & Co., Shafiqah Shariff, CEO. The winner is Carol Jenkins
5a 2 - Ankara print canvas tote bags donated by 491DesignCo.com, Donelda Iyizoba-Robinson, CEO
5b 1 - Ankara print throw pillow (20x20) donated by S&P Co., Sharonda Burgess, Co-Owner
The winner of the Ankara gifts is Jean-Marc Jeudy
"The recent East Orange Business Crawl was an amazing event for the community. It allowed residents to connect with local businesses,"
The East Orange Business Association's mission is to advance and promote the economic environment for business in East Orange, NJ by promoting diverse economic opportunities via advocacy, building relationships, providing business education, developing leaders of the future, and supporting a responsive city government while preserving East Orange's unique community characteristics. For more information on activities and membership please https://www.facebook.com/
Anna D Banks
East Orange Business Association
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