Monthly Meetings

PRSA President Ilana Zalika to Speak Sept. 21, Noon, at La Ziza, Clifton

 Ilana Zalika, president of the New Jersey Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, will be the featured speaker at noon on Saturday, September 21, at La Ziza, 341 Crooks Avenue, Clifton, a Lebanese Restaurant. The fee is $25, cash or a check made out to the GSJA. We will provide wine.

Zalika is the co-founder and principal of the award-winning Resound Marketing, of Princeton, which provides public relations and social media marketing agency services. The company, founded in 2003, offers services in the areas of technology and mobile, lifestyle and parenting, and business applications and services. Formerly known as Public I Partners, it changed its name to Resound Marketing in 2006.  It also has offices in New York and San Francisco.

Ilana has 20 years of experience helping clients increase market share, visibility and credibility through proven strategies, targeted messaging, and influential media coverage.


From the West: Take I-80 east to Exit 58A-58B for Madison Avenue toward Paterson. Use the right lane to keep right at the fork and continue towards Beckwith Avenue. Continue onto Beckwith Avenue. Turn right onto Pennsylvania Avenue. Slight left onto E. Railway Avenue. Turn left onto Crooks Avenue, Turn right and La Ziza is on the right.

 From the East: Take I-80 West to Market Street in Paterson, using Exit 59. Merge onto Market St. toward Paterson. At the traffic circle, take the 2nd Exit onto Lakeview Avenue. Turn right onto Crooks Avenue, Turn left. La Ziza is on the right.

 From the South: Take the Garden State Parkway north to Exit 155B for Hazel Street. Turn left onto Hazel St. (signs for Paterson). Turn right onto Crooks Avenue. Restaurant will be on the right.

Future Meetings:

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 6 pm, we will be meeting at Nouri Market, Paterson. The speaker will be Iris Dobrian, who will discuss The Holocaust.  More details in the next issue.

Other meeting dates include:

November 16, Sat., noon,

December 14, Our Holiday Party

January 18, Sat., noon

February 15, Sat., noon

March 21, Sat., noon

April, the day is to be determined;

May 20, Wednesday 6 p.m., Don Pepe’s, Newark, our 73rd Annual Awards Dinner.