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Dear Friends and Fellow JSAHR Members,

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday, or the 2020 version, Zoomsgiving.

As we officially prepare to kick 2020 to the curb, we have put together two fantastic events that I hope you will be able to attend. Let's end the new year with networking, fellowship, and maybe a few glasses of wine.

JSAHR December 2020 Monthly Meeting
December 10, 2020
8:45am - 10am

Why Do I Need to Push Pause?
And Other Curious Questions About Wellness
Presented by Lauren Yellin Weinberg, MS, NBC-HWC

What does it mean to live a healthy, happy life during a pandemic; and why even try?

Session Overview: 2020 has challenged our resilience, increased stress, and brought our health into sharp focus. We all experienced the direct effects of working remotely or have had to juggle obligations in new and challenging ways. Has this reality motivated you to improve healthy habits or have you thrown in the towel? Join us for a motivating, interactive workshop about living well in body, mind and spirit; and staying engaged, happy, and productive in your personal and professional life.

On a personal note, I could not think of a more timely and appropriate topic for us to close this challenging year on.

Register for the December 10th meeting by emailing

For more Info on the meeting, click here.

Please consider making a donation to the SHRM Foundation!

If you would like to make a donation to the SHRM Foundation before our December 10, 2020 meeting, you will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win one of the following:

A gift basket from Suzi's Sweet Shoppe

- or -

A ticket to our virtual Wine & Cheese Pairing Event on December 17, 2020 (more on this event below).

In order to be eligible, you must make a $10 donation or greater to SHRM Foundation by December 9, 2020. Click here to make your donation.


We invite you to wear your ugliest holiday sweater to our December 10th Meeting. In fact, I'm challenging you to an Ugly Sweater Throwdown! Meeting attendees will vote in chat for their favorite! The winner will receive a $25 bank gift card. P.S. - I got my sweater already and it is UGLY!

Join Your Friends of the JSAHR for our First EverJSAHR WINE & CHEESE EVENT on December 17th at 7pm

                Join us on Zoom for our first ever Wine & Cheese Pairing Event!

  • Each Tasting Package is $75 and includes (3) 750 ml bottles of wine including a white, red and merlot. Cheese pairings will come with each wine.
  • A guest Sommelier will be online with us to discuss the wine and answer questions.
  • Everyone who registers will pick up their wine between 3pm and 6pm at Piccolo Italia, in Ocean Township, NJ.
  • We have a hard deadline of December 10th to register for this event. I hope you will join us! To register for this event, click here!


Membership Has Its Advantages. Join or Renew Today

Friends...Now is the perfect time to join or renew your SHRM and local chapter memberships.

Plus - Totes are back! And now for a limited time only, also get the free Digital HR eBook! Use promo code DIGITALHR when you join or renew as a professional member.

Renew Your JSAHR Membership for 2021 today at

Get your company Brand in front of our members - Sponsor a JSAHR Meeting

The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources (JSAHR) is an association of over 200 Human Resource related professionals serving Monmouth and Ocean Counties and is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

Becoming a Sponsor gives you the opportunity to promote your product/service to hundreds of professionals in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Sponsors help to support JSAHR and such programs as our JSAHR Scholarships and the JSAHR Student Chapter at Monmouth University and Rutgers Business School. We have virtual opportunities available and currently considering 2021 sponsorships for in-person meetings when we are able to return. For more information on sponsorships, please email Bob Kane ( or Dave Kosta (

I hope to see you all online for our December 10th meeting and our December 17th Wine Event.

Wishing you all a safe, happy and healthy holiday season!


Mike Ciavolino
President, JSAHR 2019-2021      



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