Urban Grown is a community-based organization whose goal is to eradicate hunger in urban communities locally, regionally, and nationally by providing residents with healthy affordable food as well as educating residents on self-sustainability. The organization is comprised of Camden, NJ natives Charles Curtis, III (President) , Quinzelle Bethea (Vice President) and Ebony Sellers (Treasurer).
The Freeholder Board, along with the City of Camden and Coopers Ferry Partnership, submitted a proposal making Camden County and specifically Camden City the best site for Amazon’s second North American headquarters. The Freeholder Board and the Camden County Improvement Authority believe the 197-page document will provide the facts and metrics behind why the city is the most fertile ground for the tech giant to land.
With a ceremonial groundbreaking on Oct. 19, 2017, local, state and federal officials are joining with the Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors (Joint Board of Governors) to celebrate the beginning of construction of the Joint Health Sciences Center, an innovative facility that will provide unique education and training opportunities to a new generation of health care providers.
Save the date for The Camden County Fair, presented by the Board of Camden County Freeholders, September 23rd and 24th at the County Fairgrounds at 508 Lakeland Road in Gloucester Township.
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Camden City leaders will meet on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the Waterfront Technology Center to discuss "Business Basics" and Camden's commitment to small business.
Last night there was a gathering of some of the greatest local hip hop artists in the South Jersey/Philadelphia area all united in the historic Camden High School Gym. Many with decades of experience and accolades from their peers and the public, to some of the more unfamiliar artists. Taking nothing away from either group and those who may fall in between, everyone who performed displayed a high level of talent and skill.
This weekend many Camden High School alumni’s came out to the “Castle On The Hill” to celebrate its history and soon to be closing. Along with food, musical entertainment and plenty of pictures, the event brought out many great people from the community, old and young. We had a chance to speak with one of those people, Rashaan Hornsby owner of Visionary Entertainment and a member of The Village - Camden. Mr. Hornsby spoke about a Youth Entrepreneurship Program for the youth in Camden.