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BLU Educational Foundation Announces Innovative College And Career Readiness Experience for Local Students

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SAN BERNARDINO, CA- BLU Educational Foundation is pleased to announce the kick-off of its Hustle & Flow Academy, an innovative hands-on approach to preparing young people for college and career success.  Considered the ultimate college and career readiness experience for young people, the Academy will be held June 9 – 13 and June 16 on the campus of San Bernardino Valley College.  The Hustle & Flow Academy is open to all young adults 16 to 23-years-old.  Tuition is $150 and includes lunch.

The Academy will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily beginning June 9.  Registration may be completed online.  Attendees will use their talents, skills and dreams to create a personalized action plan for their future.  Students will be guided by college advisors and business professionals through intense, results producing activities and workshops that will include resume building, public speaking, creating a personal statement, and interviewing and soft skills training for the workplace.  Attendees will also have an opportunity to compete for internships and win a $500 scholarship.  For more information, visit www.blueedfoundation.org or call (909) 820-2827.

The Riverside Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Awards Local Scholarships

Kappa Youth Honorees

Kappa Youth Honorees

RIVERSIDE, CA- The Riverside Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc introduced four of six winners of their 2014 Diamond Foundation Scholarship. These four received a total of $5,000. The scholars were introduced to the public at the San Bernardino Valley Chapter of The Links, Incorporated 36th Annual Scholarship Breakfast Ball on Saturday, May 10. All recipients will be introduced again at the Chapter’s White Linen Party/Charity Bachelor Auction on July 19 at the Life Arts Center in Riverside.

Mohamed Jawara attends Redlands High School and begins medical studies at UC Riverside. Zackery Maroste attends Granite Hills High School and will attend California Baptist University. Stephen Sanford attends Sultana High School and is going to Northwestern University. Cameron Tatum attends Carter High School and plans to attend Arizona State University. Congratulations graduates! Through these and other activities, the Chapter looks to give others who want to assist our youth, a partner that is hard at work.  For mpre information visit www.crimsonandcreamevents.com

Harlem Globetrotters Summer Clinics Coming to Los Angeles Area in Partnership with 24 Hour Fitness

Harlem GlobetrottersLOS ANGELES, CA- The world famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their widely popular Summer Clinics, in partnership with fitness club industry leader 24 Hour Fitness, to the Los Angeles area for more fun on the court with the only clinics coached by Globetrotters stars.The Globetrotters will conduct 471 Summer Clinics in 19 markets across the U.S., including clinics on the following dates at area 24 Hour Fitness locations:24 Hour Fitness Hollywood Sport, 6380 West Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028 on July 5-8;  24 Hour Fitness Carson Sport, 945 E. Dominguez St., Carson, CA 90746 on July 10-13; 24 Hour Fitness Northridge Super Sport, 19350 Nordhoff Street Unit D, Northridge, CA 91324 on July 15-18; 24 Hour Fitness Arcadia Sport, 125 North First Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91006 on July 19-22; and 24 Hour Fitness Orange Super Sport, 2102 N Tustin Ave., Orange, CA 92865 on July 24-29.

Each day consists of three separate, two-hour sessions from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; and 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.At the Harlem Globetrotters Summer Clinics, kids will spend two fun-filled hours with their friends being coached by Globetrotters stars; learn more than just the fundamentals, as the Globetrotters emphasize how to be a good teammate on and off the court; find out just how much fun basketball can be for kids of all skill levels; leave with an official clinic certificate, personalized nickname and ticket voucher to the Globetrotters’ 2015 North American Tour (valued up to $40); and have a photograph and autograph session at the end of the clinic.

Clinics are open to boys and girls of all skill levels, ages 6 to 12. The registration price is $69 per two-hour session, but those who register by March 17, 2014, will save $15 per registration. For more information, and to find the clinic nearest you, visit www.harlemglobetrotters.com/clincs.