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2013-12-23 08:21:11

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During its recent Management Seminar & Vendor Show in Las Vegas, Hudson Group presented its annual contribution, a check for $350,000, to representatives of Communities In Schools (CIS). Throughout the year, Hudson stores in airports, bus and rail terminals collect the money in countertop boxes that encourage customers to donate their spare change to aid the charity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060705/NYW034LOGO...

2013-08-29 12:23:08

AT&T Invests $5 Million, Bringing Total Investment to more than $14 Million. DALLAS, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly one in five high school students don't graduate with their class, with a devastating impact on lives and a crisis for our future job force, the economy and U.S. global competition. AT&T* and Communities In Schools (CIS), the nation's leading dropout prevention organization, are joining forces to address this problem with a proven model for success. Supported by a $5...

2013-08-19 12:21:10

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, Communities In Schools of Wake County (CIS Wake) wrapped up its inaugural End of Grade (EOG) Camp, where over 150 students representing 66 schools in the Triangle participated in a five-week camp to strengthen their skills in reading and math in preparation for their end of grade testing. In fact, because of Duke Energy's support, CIS Wake was able to launch its inaugural Science Scholars program this summer. Twenty students (16...

2013-08-12 12:29:05

Cardinali to Present at the Communities for Change 2013 Leadership Symposium AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/-- nFocus Solutions(®), the leading provider of performance management and outcome measurement solutions for nonprofits, communities and government agencies nationwide, has teamed with Dan Cardinali, President of Communities In Schools (CIS), for an in-depth discussion on ways to improve academic success and combat the growing school dropout problem. (Logo:...

2012-12-06 08:29:31

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Civic and government leaders from the Richmond area today joined representatives from AT&T, Communities In Schools of Richmond (CIS-Richmond), the City of Richmond School District, and other local guests to announce a $100,000 contribution to CIS-Richmond as part of AT&T Aspire. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/DA23287LOGO) The announcement was made at John Marshall High School in Richmond, one of five schools in...

2012-11-13 12:32:17

NEW CASTLE, Del., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Delaware Governor Jack Markell joined officials from AT&T, Communities in Schools of Delaware (CISDE), and other community leaders to announce a $300,000 contribution to CISDE as part of the AT&T Aspire initiative. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/DA23287LOGO) The announcement was made at William Penn High School, one of five high schools in Delaware that partner with CISDE to provide services to students....

2012-09-21 06:30:07

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Communities In Schools of Greater New Orleans connects local students and their families to critical community resources tailored to local needs. For 400 students at Carver Prep, Carver Collegiate, and Sci Academy, the upcoming school year will mean working one-on-one with an advisor focused on helping these students complete school and prep for their futures. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/DA23287LOGO) Because of its solid...

2011-12-19 08:38:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced a $7,500 contribution to Communities In Schools of Central Ohio high school drop out prevention program called The School Resource Coordinator Program. Communities In Schools (CIS) is the nation's leading community-based drop out prevention organization helping kids stay in school and graduate. For almost 20 years in central Ohio, their unique services through The School Resource Coordinator Program have...

2011-09-07 14:32:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Parental Information & Resource Center and Communities In Schools of Georgia will conduct a joint conference to provide educational resources for youth service and nonprofit professionals. The workshops and luncheon is open to anyone who wants to learn more about bullying, working with teens and youth leadership development strategies. Participants will learn how innovative ideas and techniques can help establish and...

2011-05-18 07:58:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Race to Win tour, which kicked off from Driveway Austin Motorsports Academy in Austin, Texas on May 2nd, crossed the "finish line" today outside sponsor Plateau Systems' headquarters in Arlington, Va. Along the way, the Porsche 911GT3 RS, co-driven by Manoj Saxena, founder of The Race to Win, Avinash Saxena and professional driver Richard Zimmerman, made educational and fundraising stops in San Diego, Calif., Phoenix, Az.,...