Direct Group, a fully integrated direct marketing solutions provider, announced today that it has been awarded a $446,000 New Jersey Department of Labor grant awarded through Sewell, N.J.-based Gloucester County College (GCC). The grant, which will be used to expand the technical and leadership skills of the company’s 900-plus employees through training courses, is the largest customized training grant ever offered by the college’s Continuing Education Division.
By Erik Cagle By now it is a tired cliche: Where were you and what were you doing when you heard that so-and-so happened? But shared experiences are always enduring. On February 1, 2003, my family of four visited The Pizza Box in Washington Township, NJ, perhaps the finest Italian eatery in Gloucester County (with apologies to Italian Affair). We were killing time as prospective buyers perused our home. As we sat down, the nearby television images of what appeared to be meteor debris or a fallen star shooting across a clear blue sky stole any appetite I would have that afternoon. The