Friday, September 16, 2011

Tomorrow's Future Special Preview, 9-12-11

Positively Pittsburgh Live! Special Edition 9-12-11
Tomorrow’s Future Inc.

Tomorrow’s Future Inc. is an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of high school students in the area and ready them for both jobs and college. You’re invited to the First Annual Salute to Tomorrow’s Future Inc. Alumni.
Grace Robinson, Founder
Tomorrow's Future, Inc.

Special Guest                                                                   
Grace Robinson, Founder

Grace Robinson
·      A well-known business owner,
·      Community champion, and
·      State Farm Agent
Tomorrow’s Future INC
·      A mentoring, entrepreneurial, job-training and intern placement program for students
·      Founded in 1992 by Grace Robinson with a core of dedicated volunteers
·      Since 1992 over 350 students grades 9 to 12 have participated and have been, inspired, trained and motivated to succeed
·      Many of the students have entered college, graduated and found gainful employment or started their own businesses
·      Prestigious organization which is one of Pittsburgh's best kept secrets for working with the youth of our community
For her efforts, Grace and the TFI volunteers have received many awards, including being honored as a Jefferson Community Champion in 2002 and given the YWCA 2009 Racial Justice Award.
The First Annual Salute to Tomorrow's Future, Inc. Alumni on Monday, September 19, 2011, from 5:30 to 7:30pm at Point Park University Lawrence Hall, first floor To learn more about TFI, and meet our successful alumni we invite you to come as our guest.
Chairs of the event:
·      Dr. Paul Hannigan, President of Point Park University and
·      Ms. Ruth Byrd Smith, Director Allegheny County M/W/DBE Department.
Get involved with Tomorrow’s Future, Inc. They need your participation and financial support to broaden their outreach because
·      It works
·      Gives hope and provides opportunity where previously there was none
·      Our PA education budgets have been slashed by 1 billion dollars . Often funding cuts hurt those school districts that have the most challenges, the fewest resources and the most need.
“Tomorrow’s Future has given me a future.   The program worked for me because of the time, caring, guidance, training and straight talk that was given to me to demonstrate what I needed to do to make it, to be a success.” –
Jason Rust, Tomorrow’s Future, Inc., Promising Student, Honoree 2011
“Tomorrow’s Future, Inc., inspired me to pursue a college education.  The internship program enabled me to develop the work habits and skills that were necessary to accomplish my goals.  I am proud to say, I now have the opportunity to return the caring and training I was given in my professional role as a Pittsburgh Public School English teacher”.
Dominque Thornhill, Tomorrow’s Future, Inc., Successful Alumni, Honoree 2011

We invite you to become part of Tomorrow’s Future, Inc., and please join us on September 19, 2011 and meet the future…the students of Tomorrow’s Future, Inc.

Grace Robinson
5108 Baum Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA 15224

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