MEDIA CONTACT:  Julie Willmot
(609) 278-7137

TRENTON, N.J. - Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes will deliver his annual State of the County address Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 at the annual “State of the County” networking session, luncheon, and address hosted by the Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce.

The event will be held at Stone Terrace by John Henry, 2275 Kuser Road in Hamilton. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. followed by a luncheon at noon.  The program begins at 12:45 p.m.   For more information, to register and pay online, visit the Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce website at www.mercerchamber.org, or call the Chamber Office at (609) 689-9960.  Tickets are $40 for members in advance, $45 for members at the door and $60 for non-members.

In his annual address, Hughes will discuss the general standing of Mercer County, its outlook for 2011 and beyond, and decisions that must be made to reflect the changing economy.