Students to showcase their Entrepreneurial Adventures



    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
           global communities.

    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)
    

    BACKGROUND:
    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, gjames@thelearningpartnership.ca

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