EAST ORANGE, NJ - Approximately 20 entrepreneurs from every imaginable business genre attended last Thursday night’s session at Campus High School with education consultant, Deb Warner and her employment training program for the youth of East Orange.

The night was highlighted by testimony from each business owner encouraging the youth participants to follow their dreams and become all they could be. Each owner highlighted their personal and professional journey and related nth to the students to impress upon them their own potential for success.

Some notable participants were:

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Russell Burt - AFLAC

Dr. Ruth Parkin - Irie Dental Assoc. 

Valerie Codrigton - Weichert Realtors

Chris David Pinkney - ERESC

Councilman David Brown - Rahway

James Scott - Entrepreneur 

Fire Chief Salley - EOFD

Carlton Washington - Photogelic Studio

Sable Hightower - Sparkle Entertainment 

Stephen Lesce - Paychex Payroll Svs.

Clarence Sconiers - Shauger Group, Inc.

Mark Hair - 12Comics

Esq. Tory Bunn - ERESC

Chester Banks - ATC Healthcare Svs.

Monty Cooke - Distinctive Designs 

Sam Nails - WS Nails    

Teneja David - Sparkle Entertainment 

Shalyse Parris - Sparkle Entertainment 

Eric Gardner - TAP Into East Orange/Orange sports reporter