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February Member Breakfast – via Zoom

February 25 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

| Free

SPONSORS:  The First National Bank & Trust of Newtown

This breakfast meeting will be available to NBA members only.  Members need to register at this link in advance for this meeting:  CLICK HERE to register.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Registered members may contact Leslie Dunleavy with any technical difficulties.   Check out the NBA Facebook Event page.

Speaker:  Anu Thomas, Esq., Ballard Spahr LLP
Building Blocks for a Successful DEI Program Joining you from the AmLaw 100 law firm Ballard Spahr LLP is Anu Susan Thomas, an associate in the Labor and Employment Group, who will guide members on strategies and best practices for building a successful Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) program that can be tailored for your business needs.  An effective DEI program can help any organization connect with communities, expand its customer base, attract top talent, and drive innovation.  Register to find out more.

As a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Group at its Philadelphia location, Anu Thomas’s practice focuses on client counseling, litigation and administrative adjudications on a wide berth of employer-facing legal workplace matters.  She has counseled clients on issues relating to state and federal anti-discrimination laws, employee classifications and exemptions, enforcement of restrictive covenants, and regulatory compliance under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Act, to name a few.  She is also a member of the firm’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion counseling team and represents clients in the development and implementation of their DEI programs.  This includes counseling clients with respect to their internal and external DEI policies and practices, focusing on implementing DEI gap assessments, and partnering with employers of all sizes.

For NBA Members Only:  Meet with colleagues and make new contacts at this early morning get-together.  Register below and check out our Facebook Event page!Come hear all about what is happening in the Newtown Business Association and how it can help your business.  NBA was voted a Finalist in 2020 for One of the Best Business or Chamber Networking Groups.

To be a Monthly Breakfast Meeting Sponsor  (limit 2):  CLICK HERE for details and to register as a sponsor.

When our events resume physically we will be collecting non-perishable food donations for local food pantries.   In the meantime, you might consider donating directly to local food banks, who are in great need of supplies. 
  • cereal and oatmeal
  • peanut butter, jelly
  • spaghetti sauce, noodles
  • baby formula
  • canned meats
  • hearty soups
  • cookies
  • school snacks
  • catsup and mustard
  • canned vegetables and fruits

NOTE:  We welcome all guests to attend one (1) Business Card Exchange and one (1) Member Breakfast Meeting.  A guest fee will be assessed for each event attended thereafter.

Event Host Policy for Private Business Establishments
The Newtown Business Association (NBA) is a private Pennsylvania not-for-profit organization formed to promote the growth of commerce in Newtown and the vicinity. It is the express policy of the NBA that NBA sponsored events hosted in private business establishments shall be free of political speech of any kind including distribution of literature, circulation of petitions, or other political campaign activity. Events hosted by private establishments are not public fora under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution even if “open to the public.” By agreeing to host an NBA sponsored event, the host agrees to adhere to the foregoing policy and to prohibit political speech at the event in consideration for the publicity and promotion of its business in connection with the event.


February 25
7:30 am - 9:00 am
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