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Coalition Of State Businesses Seeks Nominations For Newly Created Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

The Times of Trenton — Wednesday, July 24, 2013

By Alyssa Mease / The Times of Trenton

TRENTON — A coalition of New Jersey businesses will begin accepting nominations for the newly created New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards, New Jersey Citizen Action announced.

A website will be launched today to accept nominations for the immigrant entrepreneur of the year, as well as seven other awards that are all named after immigrant entrepreneurs from the past, including Italian immigrant Nicholas Macalus who founded Marcal Paper Mills and German-born physicist Albert Einstein.

Nominations will be accepted beginning today for the Nicholas Marcalus Award for Sustainability, Caspar Wistar Award for Growth, David Sarnoff Award for Advocacy, Albert Einstein Award for Innovation, Rosenthal Young Entrepreneur Awards, George Merck Award for Neighborhood/ Community Involvement and the George Perrott Macculloch Award for Leadership.

The awards are meant to recognize the contributions — both past and present — of immigrant New Jersey business owners, officials said.

For more information, visit http://www.njieawards.org/

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