"Building Bridges to Business," Aug. 10

On Wednesday, August 10, 2011, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., The Boston, Massachusetts Chapter of the National Black MBA Association’s Leaders of Tomorrow® (LOT), will host its first annual “Building Bridges to Business” reception at the UMass Club (225 Franklin Street, Floor 33) in Boston. Consider supporting this annual fundraising event by becoming a sponsor or attending.

Matthew K. Thompson, Executive Pastor at the Jubilee Christian Church, will give the keynote speech. Carole Copeland Thomas, Co-founder of LOT, will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Special invited guests include Governor Deval Patrick and Superintendent Dr. Carol Johnson. For more information viist http://www.bostonblackmba.org/LOT.htm, join the Ning Community, or email lotboston@gmail.com.

LOT is an academic enrichment and leadership development program serving high school students between the ages of 14 and 18 who demonstrate leadership potential. Boston’s LOT program currently provides its students with opportunities to develop their leadership, academic and professional skills through a specialized curriculum that focuses on mentoring, college preparation, cultural exposure, and experiential learning in subjects like entrepreneurship and financial literacy.

LOT’s purpose is to prepare students for college and support their successful transition into adulthood. 100% of the proceeds from this year’s reception will assist LOT in carrying out the following initiatives:

• Monthly Development Programming and Mentoring
• Participation in the National LOT Leadership Conference
• LOT Business Case Competition Training
• Awards and Scholarships for graduating Student Leaders 

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