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Blue Week 2014 on Target to Empower Bronx Youth

A week of interactive events, workshops and guest speakers readies for it’s 2nd year

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Empowering our Next Generation!
Empowering our Next Generation!
PRLog (Press Release) - Feb. 18, 2014 - BRONX, N.Y. -- Blue Week is a youth-focused event held February 24 - 28, 2014  exclusively at The Learning Tree Cultural Preparatory School (http://www.learningtreeprep.org) (TLT) 801 Bartholdi Avenue in The Bronx.  Blue Week 2014 is a week of interactive events, workshops and development opportunities for the students grades Nursery through 8th of The Learning Tree Cultural Preparatory School in The Bronx, NY. An annual event, Blue Week is organized by the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Kappa Epsilon Zeta Chapter (Bronx, NY) & the men of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Beta Psi Sigma Chapter (Westchester County/Bronx, NY).

Over the five-day period of Blue Week, students of TLT will participate in educational development exercises in a fun and interesting way led by corporate professionals and volunteers from the local entities of international service fraternal organizations, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. Each day will feature a series of events & workshops that aid in advancing the knowledge the students receive in the classroom setting while broadening their world view and planting seeds for future goals.

In it’s second year, the event organizers expect to double its reach serving 600 youth and adults over the duration of the week.  Guest speakers include nationally recognized motivational speaker Stacie NC Grant and Jean B. Lamothe, International Director of Education for Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated.  The week will kick off with an invitation-only reception* at The Learning Tree on Monday, February 24, 2014. Councilman Andy King (12th District - Bronx, NY) will be on hand during the events on Tuesday, February 25th.

Sponsors have included Al Roker Entertainment, SecurPrivacy (http://www.securprivacy.org), Chosen For Service Enterprises (http://www.chosenforservice.com), C&G Enterprises (http://www.cgenterprisesonline.com), Bounce U of College Point, NY, brittonjonesMKTG (http://www.brittonjonesmktg.com) and Gigi Gilliard Development (http://www.gigigilliarddevelopment.com).

About The Learning Tree Cultural Preparatory School
TLT was founded in 1980 and provides a nurturing and rigorous learning experience for students Currently, the school educates over 300 students, including a Universal Pre-K program from September - June.  A private, non-profit institution, The Learning Tree operates by the generosity of personal donations, community support, small business endowments, student tuition and modest grants.

About Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated
Zeta Phi Beta was founded on the campus of Howard University on January 16, 1920. The Sorority's international programs such as Z-HOPE (http://www.zphib1920.org/national-programs/z-hope/) (Zetas Helping Other People Excel) through Mind, Body and Spirit serve to empower people from all walks of life. www.zphib1920.org | www.zphibkez.org

About Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity was founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C., January 9, 1914, by three young African-American male students. The Founders, Honorable A. Langston Taylor, Honorable Leonard F. Morse, and Honorable Charles I. Brown, wanted to organize a Greek letter fraternity that would truly exemplify the ideals of brotherhood, scholarship, and service. www.pbs1914.org  | www.betapsisigma.com

Tiered sponsorship opportunities are available in addition to a grassroots crowdsourcing campaign via GoFundMe.com (http://www.gofundme.com/6nrwms).

(*) To attend the reception, please email monica.britton@zphibkez.org for details

Click Here (http://youtu.be/EIQScQ1VzOE) to watch a brief video on the Blue Week Experience
Click Here to download our 2014 Sponsorship Proposal

Long Form Links of Note:
direct video link: http://www.youtube.com/watchv=EIQScQ1VzOE&feature=youtu.be

direct link to sponsorship proposal: https://www.dropbox.com/s/zmkh7jytmzz9bgj/Blue%20Week%20Sponsorship%20Proposal.pdf

direct link to crowdsourcing campaign: http://www.gofundme.com/6nrwms

Media Contact
Monica Britton
646.535.2210
***@zphibkez.org

Photo:
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Source:Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., KEZ Chapter
City/Town:Bronx - New York - United States
Industry:Education, Non-profit
Tags:Education, nyc, Andy King
Last Updated:Feb 18, 2014
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