Canadian Youth Business Foundation Announces Winners of 2010 CYBF Outstanding Provincial Mentor Awards
TORONTO, March 15, 2011 – The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) announced today the winner in the CYBF National Outstanding Mentor Award, Kevin Schwenker from Atlantic Canada. Created to celebrate the achievements of young entrepreneurs, the CYBF Chairman’s Awards program also recognizes the impact that mentors have on the success of these entrepreneurs and their businesses.
CYBF offers a world-class mentoring program that hand-matches qualified business mentors with young entrepreneurs to allow knowledge sharing which drives a higher business success rate.
“The CYBF Chairman’s Awards were created to celebrate the accomplishments of our young entrepreneurs and the people that help them succeed. Our programs would not exist without the many dedicated mentors who generously donate their time and experience to help our young entrepreneurs across Canada.” says Vivian Prokop, chief executive officer, CYBF. “Congratulations and thank you to all of this year’s applicants who so generously dedicate their time to develop Canada’s young entrepreneurs.”
The national winner was selected among the winners of the CYBF Outstanding Provincial Community Partner Awards, a category within the 2010 CYBF Chairman’s Awards program. Each of the national and provincial award winners will receive a professional photo shoot and national profiling through media, advertising and social media campaigns and will be celebrated at CYBF Chairman’s Awards Celebration taking place in May in Toronto.
Congratulations to the following 2010 CYBF Outstanding Provincial Mentor Award winners:
CYBF Outstanding National & Atlantic Canada Mentor Award
Mentor to Lean Machine Healthy Vending Service Inc.
CYBF Outstanding British Columbia Mentor Award
Mentor to Verve Hair Lounge
CYBF Outstanding Alberta Mentor Award
Mentor to Progress Seminars Inc.
CYBF Outstanding Saskatchewan Mentor Award
Mentor to Lumsden Florist
CYBF Outstanding Manitoba Mentor Award
Mentor to Invenia Technical Computing Corporation
CYBF Outstanding Ontario Mentor Award
Mentor to Kill Shakespeare Entertainment
CYBF Outstanding Québec Mentor Award
Mentor to Jim & Jane Productions
About the Canadian Youth Business Foundation
Canada’s Entrepreneur Gateway
The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is the ‘go to’ place for youth entrepreneurship. As a national charity, we are dedicated to growing our nation’s economy one young entrepreneur at a time. We look at character not collateral, when providing youth, age 18-34, with pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring, to help them launch and sustain a successful entrepreneurial business. www.cybf.ca
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Phone: 416-408-2923 x2111