Thursday, March 13, 2008

NFL Star Rod Coleman's second annual Rod Coleman Foundation Teen Entrepreneurship Camp!

Some of the children Coleman has "adopted" from the Turning Point Group Home in Decatur, GA, painted a mural for Rod.

Calling teens and parents' of teens! Rod Colman (ex Atlanta Falcon) is having his 2nd annual camp for business minded youth. I give props to this football superman who is known to give back to the community and those in need.

Press Release:

Application and Essay Deadline: March 22, 2008

Atlanta Super Bowl XXXVII player and NFL Man of the Year nominee, Rod Coleman is hosting his second annual Rod Coleman Foundation Teen Entrepreneurship Camp!

Only 40 youths will be selected to participate in the five-day business camp. Teens ages 14-18 will learn marketing goals, create business cards, promotional materials, write a business plan, start an actual company and collect revenue and gain profit. Teens will develop skills in negotiation, sales, customer service, problem solving, networking, time management, record keeping, and public speaking. The Rod Coleman Foundation uses a unique hands-on, real-world approach that will help prepare teens for future careers in the workforce as well as entrepreneurship. The teens will then participate in the Rod Coleman Foundation Business Plan Challenge where they present their business plans to corporate executives and compete for venture capital to help fund their start-ups. Rod and other celebrity guests will judge the final business plan competition on April 11, 2008.

The Rod Coleman Foundation is now accepting applications and essays. Visit for contest rules and for further details. The deadline for essay and application submissions is March 22. Winners will be notified on March 28. The Rod Coleman Foundation Teen Business Camp will take place on April 7 – 11, 2008 at the Providence Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta. Camp materials, lunch and snacks will be provided. For interview requests with Rod Coleman, contact Cherry Bañez at

Press release from:
Cherry Bañez President/CEO
cherrypublicity LLC
Sports & Entertainment Media Relations and Marketing Strategist
Celebrity/Charity Foundation Management

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