Friday, April 13, 2012

Key Business Leaders Inducted into Inaugural Corporate Mentoring Hall of Fame

Rocky Hill Patch (Rocky Hill, CT) April 9, 2012

"More than 130 Connecticut businesses were honored for their commitment to youth mentoring and named to The Governor’s Prevention Partnership’s Corporate Mentoring Honor Roll, during an award ceremony held in Rocky Hill yesterday.
The event, entitled 'Invest In The Future. Mentor A Child.' featured keynote speaker David Shapiro, CEO, MENTOR, the lead champion for youth mentoring in the United States. Shapiro addressed how state mentoring partnerships, like The Governor’s Prevention Partnership, are critical to the success of MENTOR’s efforts nationally, and applauded Connecticut business leaders for their outstanding support of youth mentoring.
'While government leaders know how to react to human crisis, sometimes prevention is overlooked,' said Shapiro. 'But by the work that is being done here to support young people with mentoring, it is clear that Connecticut gets it.'" Read More

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