School dropout prevention - It starts in kindergarten
MONTREAL, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal invites members of the press to its business luncheon on Friday, February 22 at noon. Since Marie Malavoy's presentation comes on the heels of Hooked on School Days, which ran from February 11 to 15, the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports will take this opportunity to address the issue of early school leaving.
In addition, the Board of Trade will be launching the 2013 edition of Operation Back to School, an initiative that gives students in grades 9, 10 and 11 a chance to take part in exchanges with business people from a variety of sectors of activity who care about school retention and success, to encourage them to continue their studies.
|Date:||Friday, February 22, 2013|
|Time:||From noon to 2 p.m.|
|Speech - 12:15 p.m.|
|The Minister Malavoy will be available to answer media questions after the event|
|777 University Street|
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has some 7,000 members. Its primary mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and businesses of all sizes with a variety of specialized services to help them achieve their full potential in terms of innovation, productivity and competitiveness. The Board of Trade is Quebec's leading private economic development organization.
SOURCE: Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
For further information:
RSVP with Sylvie Paquette, Advisor, Media Relations, by phone at 514 871-4000, ext. 4015, or by email at [email protected].