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:
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