Latest Mentorship Stories

2011-07-29 15:07:00

CRETE, Neb., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Byron Petsch, Assistant General Manager at Farmland Foods and coordinator of the plant's Learners to Leaders® program, was honored today by the TeamMates Mentoring Program(TM) with their respected Local Champion Award, given to recognize individuals or businesses that have gone above and beyond to support the TeamMates Mission in their community.

2011-07-19 08:30:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Charities, the charitable giving initiative of Cox Communications, will host its 2nd Annual Benefit Concert on Friday, September 16, 2011 at the Chrysler Hall in Norfolk. The concert will feature adult contemporary artists Earth Wind and Fire.

2011-07-19 08:15:00

Sessions to Provide Solutions for Small Business Challenges WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), has once again partnered with SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" to support NAMM's 3,000+ music products industry small business members with mentoring and information resources at two upcoming NAMM conventions. During the 2011 Summer NAMM annual convention being held July 21-23 in Nashville, TN, SCORE mentors will be...

2011-07-01 12:30:02

Mentoring is a recognized tool in career development and advancement.

2011-06-15 06:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, American Airlines will join with entertainer Steve Harvey to host more than 100 boys from Dallas and across the country, June 16 - 19, during the Steve Harvey Mentoring Weekend at the Steve Harvey Ranch in Little Elm, Texas. Steve Harvey, American Airlines employee volunteers, including African-American pilots and aircraft mechanics, will be on hand to meet and mentor the teenage boys, who will learn about the...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

DALLAS, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to mentors, 81-year-old Michael Trueblood and 29-year-old Shatia Y. Edwards are in the eyes of Big Brothers Big Sisters - the best of the best.

2011-06-08 14:20:00

EAST PALO ALTO, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Youth Impact Program and three-time Super Bowl champion with the San Francisco 49ers; along with Stanford Director of Athletics Bob Bowlsby; Stanford Head Football Coach David Shaw; and San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Jim Harbaugh; announced Monday that one of the nation's most innovative summer mentoring initiatives for disadvantaged youth, the Youth Impact Program, will hold its inaugural...

2011-05-25 08:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of high school juniors and seniors participating in the Architecture/Construction/Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program now are able to participate in an innovative E-mentoring program about sustainable design co-collaborated and developed by ACE and the U.S.

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.

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.

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