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2011-05-13 10:52:34

In a time of transition for rural African-American young adults, natural mentors in the community help them stay focused on their goals and avoid potential difficulties associated with emerging adulthood, according to findings from an ongoing University of Georgia study. The study, published in the early online edition of American Journal of Community Psychology, is part of a broader research program called the Adults in the Making project, which is aimed at helping rural African Americans...

2011-04-25 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orlando Magic franchise player and Olympic Gold Medalist Dwight Howard has joined Big Brothers Big Sisters as a celebrity ambassador in a viral PSA to support Start Something(TM), a national campaign urging all adults -- not just volunteers -- to support quality, long-term mentoring to help children who face adversity beat the odds. In conjunction with the recent launch of his new D12 Foundation, Howard has donated $10,000 to Big Brothers Big...

2011-04-12 13:00:00

New Program Expands Access to Advice and Tools for Veterans and Their Families Looking to Start or Grow a Small Business WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SCORE, America's premier source of free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs, supports the First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden's Joining Forces Initiative, a program designed to improve support for our service members and their families. As part of this program, SCORE volunteers will...

2011-04-12 08:15:00

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "More than any other business asset, intellectual talent will drive the next economy and every business leader should be taking stock right now to prepare for emerging business opportunities," says Henry Business Solutions CEO Patricia Henry Poyle, a co-author of Business DISCovery: Success Secrets from the Men and Women Who Make Things Happen. Never before has so much knowledge and wisdom been compressed into seven easy-to-read...

2011-04-11 14:19:00

NEW YORK, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly admitted attorneys, are you frustrated by the toughest legal job market of the decade? If you're employed, are you overwhelmed to realize you need skills you definitely weren't taught in law school? A resource exclusively for attorneys and aspiring lawyers has launched at LegalMentor.com. Journeyman lawyers, are you worried about the health of your careers as large law firms lay off your colleagues and extend the time it takes to make partner?...

2011-04-11 11:20:00

TAMPA BAY, Fla., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MetLife Foundation's continued financial support of Big Brothers Big Sisters with a $500,000 grant will enable it to expand its services to meet the needs of Hispanic children and families. Since 2008, MetLife Foundation has contributed a total of $1.5 million, including this year's grant, to Big Brothers Big Sisters to bring the benefits of its evidence-based mentoring services to the nation's growing Hispanic population. Today's grant...

2011-04-02 00:00:28

The ESMZone.com community game gains support for helping student athletes develop a Character Credential and leadership skills through mentoring with ChalkTalkSport.com partnership. Westport, CT (PRWEB) April 1, 2011 ESMZone.com is announcing the kickoff of its spring season and that it's now working with ChalkTalkSPORTS.com to reward student athletes' achievement in the community game. ChalkTalkSPORTS will provide the prizes to all winners in each of the ESMZone divisions for each season...

2011-04-01 09:47:00

HOUSTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Minute Mentoring®, presented by Bracewell & Giuliani LLP and Dana Perino and Co., was named the best community relations program at the 2011 Legal PR Awards, presented by PR News. The award recognizes a successful and creative local effort that highlights a firm's strong corporate citizenship and commitment to its local community. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110401/DC75490) (Logo:...

2011-03-08 12:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla. and WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Mentor-Protege Program helps Veteran-owned businesses perform VA contracts and compete in marketplace 7 Delta, Inc. provides information technology services to commercial and government markets Selection represents Harris' continued commitment to Veterans and small businesses Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been selected by the Department of...

2011-02-28 07:48:00

LANDOVER, Md., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AITHERAS, LLC, the Landover, Maryland-based regulatory readiness firm and an 8(a) minority-owned business, has announced that it, along with iGATE Corporation, has been awarded a Mentor-Protege agreement from the Department of the Treasury and the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU). The Mentor-Protege Program is designed to perform Department of the Treasury contracts and subcontracts, foster the establishment of...


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