Clara Maass Medical Center Celebrates 150th Anniversary!

Clara Maass Medical Center, a facility of RWJBarnabas Health officially celebrated 150 years of care and compassion since it was founded in 1869 as Newark German Hospital.

Since that time, what we now know as Clara Maass Medical Center has provided welcoming care for all types of people in all kinds of circumstances.

Almost from the day it opened, the administrators and medical staff have seized opportunities to expand and to provide more advanced healthcare to the community it serves, and we look forward to 150 more years of successful service.


• All Star Pediatrics and Sports Medicine
Belleville Kiwanis Club
Bloomfield Dental Designs
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs
Bloomfield Rotary Club
• Farmers Insurance – Clinton Robinson Agency
• Great Cents Bookkeeping
• Latorraca Realty, Inc.
• Nevada Diner
• Serenity Senior Care
• The Wooden Spoon
XCEL Federal Credit Union

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Congratulations Dr. Marcheta P. Evans!

Welcome to Bloomfield College: The Presidential Inauguration of Dr. Marcheta P. Evans, 17th President of Bloomfield College is Friday, December 6. She is the first female and first African-American to ever be president of Bloomfield College. Bloomfield College is the only predominantly black institution of higher ed in NJ and also a hispanic serving institution.

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The chamber welcomes AMG Medical Institute in Bloomfield!

Congratulations to Jeri Guzman, VP of AMG Medical Institute on the opening of your third location in Bloomfield Center. The school is beautiful! Please stop by and visit them at 554 Bloomfield Avenue, #3, tel: 973.601.5550 email:

AMG Medical Institute is accredited by middle state association of colleges & amp; schools. They offer courses from medical billing to nursing assistants and everything in between. Courses Offered (day and evening) are Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician (P.T.C.), Phlebotomy Technician, Medical Billing and Coding, EKG Technician Certified, Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.), Home Health Aide (H.H.A.) Homemaker, Certified Medication Aide

Congratulations and Welcome Blue Leaf Laundromat to the Chamber!

Open 7AM – 10PM Daily
Blue Leaf Laudromat located at 159 Grove Street, Bloomfield offers FREE pickup and delivery service, do-it-yourself laundry, wash and fold services, delivery service, Apple Pay, Android Pay, credit cards accepted, clean bathrooms, supplies available for purchase, vending machines, and televisions. Please visit their website

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New Website Launch for Anthony S. Torres Photography

Anthony would like to announce his newly updated commercial photography website located at to help our local businesses plan and budget their marketing images. You'll find examples of some of our chamber members who have already worked with him to create their own headshots, interiors, and more, that you've already seen in use around town. Chamber members get a discount on all on-location packages, so please contact Anthony for more information and mention the Chamber.

UTI-Bloomfield Launches Ford Advanced Training Program

As we move into Q4 and business leaders set their sights on 2020 plans and targets, Universal Technical Institute (UTI) in Bloomfield continues to invest in advanced workforce development. On September 23, the campus launched the inaugural class of its Ford Accelerated Credential Training (FACT) Program, a supplementary 15-week curriculum authorized by Ford Motor Company that brings students closer to Master Technician status. Completion of the FACT program, following graduation from UTI’s core automotive or diesel program, opens new opportunities and advancements such as performing Ford-specific warranty work with state-of-the-art equipment. The FACT Program is known for its advanced computer diagnostics and electronics training.

As technology advances, it is imperative that New Jersey workers have ample opportunities to likewise advance their skill and knowledge base to fulfill and stay ahead of employer needs. I invite you to click through to learn more about how Ford Motor Company and UTI are working together to develop forward-thinking programs and providing the most advanced automotive and diesel training available.