TORONTO, June 6 /CNW/ -
WHAT: Young entrepreneurs will be on hand at the Entrepreneurial
Adventure Showcase to showcase their business ventures which have
raised funds to support charitable initiatives such as Project
Umbrella Burma, Breast Cancer Foundation, Prostate Cancer
Foundation and in-service school support programs.
The Entrepreneurial Adventure Showcase, hosted by The Learning
Partnership, in partnership with BMO Financial Group, will display
30 ventures from students in Grades Kindergarten - 12. A program
of The Learning Partnership, Entrepreneurial Adventure brings
together students, teachers, and volunteer business and community
partners together throughout the course of the school year to
develop and implement a venture that benefits their local and
WHEN: Thursday June 7, 2007
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
WHO: More than 400 students, in Grades Kindergarten to 12, from 30
participating schools in Durham, Halton, Peel, Simcoe, Toronto,
and York Regions.
Dr. Sherry Cooper, Executive Vice-President, Global Economic
Strategist and Chief Economist, BMO Capital Markets
Veronica Lacey, President and CEO, The Learning Partnership
WHERE: First Canadian Place - Main Floor Lobby (North East)
1 First Canadian Place (King and Bay Streets)
Established in 1993, The Learning Partnership is a national
not-for-profit organization dedicated to championing a strong public education
system in Canada through innovative programs, credible research, policy
initiatives and public engagement. Since its inception, more than three
million students and teachers have participated in one or more of TLP's
programs, including Take Our Kids to Work(TM) and Welcome to Kindergarten(TM).
For information on TLP, log onto www.thelearningpartnership.ca.
For further information:
For further information: George James, The Learning Partnership, (416)
440-5124 or (416) 402-3783, firstname.lastname@example.org