Friday, May 11, 2012

Germantown High School Bank Grand Opening

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release 
May 11, 2012 

Pamela Rich Wheeler
(215) 439-0265

Kendall Hayes

TO: City Editors, Education Editors, Photo Editors, Broadcast Assignment Editors and News Directors.

WHAT: Germantown
 High School Bank Grand Opening In partnership with the   
Business Center Youth Entrepreneurship Program The School District and PNC Bank Program.

Philadelphia, PA, May 11, 2012  As part of a 6-month program sponsored by The Business Center Youth Entrepreneurship Program, students at Germantown High School learned the basic characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, the risks and rewards of running a business, life skills (including budgeting and investing), the importance of a business plan, and steps on how to write one.

The program will culminate with the Grand Opening of the Germantown High School Bank; a partnership with the   Business Center Youth Entrepreneurship Program, The School District and PNC Bank.

The banking program encourages students to save money and teaches investment strategies.

  • Linda Whitfield, Vice President, PNC Bank
  • Pamela Rich-Wheeler, Exec. Dir., The Business Center
  • Margaret Mullen, Principal, Germantown High School
  • Patricia Harrell, Teacher, Business Technology Department, Germantown High School
  • Henrietta Hadley, Entrepreneurship Instructor, The Business Center

WHEN: Tuesday, May 15, 2012
 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

WHERE: Germantown High School
40 E. High Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144


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