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2011 Breaking Through Ceremony

Wednesday, September 28

4:00 - 4:30 - Networking with students, their parents, and other area professionals
4:30 - 5:30 - Breaking Through Ceremony
5:30 - 6:00 - Reception

McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota Campus

Want to be inspired? Want to help support our amazing Genesys Works students? Then please join us on September 28th for an event you will not want to miss.

The Genesys Works Breaking Through Ceremony is an opportunity to celebrate the important first steps our students have taken on their journeys towards college and professional careers.

  • You will hear students share their own "breaking through" stories of overcoming significant challenges in their lives and blossoming into confident and highly-motivated young professionals.
  • Michael Jones, CIO of the National Marrow Donor Program and a Genesys Works - Twin Cities board member, will share his own life's journey, one that started in the housing projects of Chicago and finds him now as a senior executive of a global non-profit organization.
  • Get the chance to network with other Twin Cities' professionals along with our students and their families.

What: 2011 Genesys Works Twin Cities Breaking Through Ceremony

When: Wednesday, September 28th, the event will start at 4:30 pm and will be followed by a reception where you can meet and congratulate our 114 students on their accomplishments to date.

Where: McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota Campus

Mark September 28th on your calendars and join us for one of the most inspiring and uplifting afternoons you will experience this year. We look forward to seeing you then!
Please RSVP by September 26.

Here are a few examples of Breaking Through speeches from prior years:

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