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Sam Adams Speaks About Education to Students at South Park High School

October 17, 2005 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Everett Hawks News Release

(Buffalo) - Junior Achievement of WNY, Inc. (JA) is pleased to bring Sam Adams, All Pro Defensive Tackle for the Buffalo Bills, to the students at South Park High School. Through JA's initiative, Sam will be visiting the 12th grade students (all of whom will be involved in JA programs this year) on Tuesday, October 18th at 9:30am. Sam will speak to the students about the importance of staying in school, respecting others, building character and setting goals. South Park High School is located at 150 Southside Parkway in Buffalo.

Sam is no stranger to Junior Achievement as he has been involved with the organization when he played with the Seattle Seahawks and Baltimore Ravens. He will continue to support Junior Achievement locally by serving as the celebrity chair for JA's 22nd Annual Bowl-A-Thon. This event will take place on Saturday March 11, 2006 at AMF Airport Lanes, AMF Thruway Lanes and Transit Lanes. Companies recruit teams of five players each that will help raise pledges for JA programs here in our community all the while enjoying two games of bowling at either a 9am, 12 noon of 3pm shift. If your company is interested in participating in the event, please contact Kathy Portanka at 853-1381 ext. 10.

Junior Achievement is a non-profit economic education organization whose mission is to educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, business and economics to improve the quality of their lives. Currently, Junior Achievement reaches more than 12,000 students in over 100 schools and community sites throughout Western New York. To learn how your business, school or community site can get involved with Junior Achievement, please contact Kathy Romanowski at JA, 853-1381, ext 12.

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