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9/3/2015 - SNJ Development Council Recognizes Long

Cumberland County Freeholder Deputy Director Doug Long

Recognized by Southern N.J. Development Council


Cumberland County Freeholder Deputy Director Doug Long will be the recipient of the Southern New Jersey Development Council’s Innovative Education Award.  The Development Council is honoring outstanding individuals, organizations and companies in the public and private sectors for leadership in economic development in the eight southern counties of New Jersey.

Development Council President Marlene Asselta said “the Deputy Director was selected to receive the innovative Education Award as a result of his leadership in bringing together the Cumberland County Technical Education Center, the Cumberland County College and the Cumberland County Improvement Authority to work as a team to create a full time Technical High School in Cumberland County”.

Deputy Director Long said “I am honored and humbled to be the recipient of this award.  I want to thank my colleagues on the Freeholder Board, particularly Freeholder Director Joe Derella for his support and forward thinking approach to ensuring that this project comes to fruition.  I truly believe that the most important thing that we can do as elected officials, is to ensure that we provide a first rate quality education for our future leaders”.

The Southern New Jersey Development Council’s Annual Distinguished Achievement Awards Reception will be held on Thursday September 24, 2015 at Trump National Golf Club in Pine Hill at 5:30 PM.


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