The Galloway Township Business Association has announced its fourth annual Kickoff event to take place at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at Fred and Ethel’s Lantern Light Tavern in Smithville.

Business owners and professionals in the Galloway area are invited to start the New Year right with a relaxed evening of fellowship and special guest speakers. Food and a cash bar will be available. GTBA President Mary Crawford said the group this year is looking to establish a beautification fund and provide some signage and landscaping to key township areas, and encouraged local business people to attend the Kickoff event.

The event is free, but reservations are required; email