News Briefings

New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce hosting event

The New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce has partnered with TD Bank to host an event for the development of local businesses.

The workshop will be hosted by TD Bank’s Vice President of Business Development for the LGBTQ Community, Steven Garibell, and will focus on assessing the current financial state of a business and exploring the business’s future and financing options. The event will be held May 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jersey City branch of TD Bank at 125 18th St where refreshments will be served as guests network with industry professionals.


DVLF social fundraiser


The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund will be hosting their monthly networking social event on Wednesday, May 22d at Opa, a Greek restaurant. The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1311 Sansom St. All profits generated by the event will be donated to the Mazzoni Center’s TRIP Project, which provides people of color within the community access to HIV and STI resources as well as support in securing health care and housing. Tickets are currently available for purchase online for $5 or will be sold for $10 at the door.


Mazzoni Center finds additional conference sponsor


The Mazzoni Center has announced additional sponsors have come forward to fund their 2019 Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference. Previously announced sponsors include POZ magazine, Little Hikes Co., the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Disability Services, as well as the Philadelphia Gay News. The Crane Center for Transgender Surgeries, Philly AIDS Thrift, Take Shape Plastic Surgery, and the Gender Confirmation Center of San Francisco have all pledged additional sponsorship. Sponsorship of the Trans Wellness Conference allows attendees free access to information and resources on transgender health care.