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Institute for Service Excellence Grand Opening May 4

April 26, 2007

The Institute for Service Excellence will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting and open house at 11 a.m., Friday, May 4. The ISE is a retail training center managed by Atlantic Cape Community College and located near the second-floor Sears entrance at the Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing.

The Institute trains workers for the high-growth hospitality and emerging retail industries. Staff work closely with employers to match graduates to openings.

The ISE opened in a limited capacity in March but will expand its hours and class offerings with the grand opening. The public is invited to attend the ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. and enjoy refreshments and tour the facility from noon-4 p.m.

Partners who contributed to the cost of the center are ACCC, Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board, Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, Kravco Simon Development Corporation of the Hamilton Mall who generously donated a five-year lease with all accompanying costs, the N.J. Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and the National Retail Federation. Also contributing to the Institute were Scorpio Construction Inc., Metcalfe Architecture & Design and numerous retail and hospitality employers.

For more information, call the Institute for Service Excellence at (609) 343-5600.