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2009 U.S. Business Hall of Fame Laureates Announced
For Immediate Release
JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT ANNOUNCES 2009 U.S. BUSINESS HALL OF FAME LAUREATES
Inductees demonstrate vision, leadership while driving results for top U.S. brands.
Colorado Springs, Colo. – Junior Achievement today announced seven laureates who will be inducted into the U.S. Business Hall of Fame on March 5, 2009. The black-tie induction ceremony will culminate a day-long series of events—including an afternoon Financial Literacy Forum—to be held at the Marriott Waterside in Tampa, Fla. The event is being presented by sponsors Pamela and Leslie Muma, Frances and Gus Stavros, and Publix Super Markets Charities.
The 2009 laureates were selected by a committee comprised of previous inductees of the U.S. Business Hall of Fame. Criteria for induction include business excellence, courageous thinking and actions, vision and innovation, inspiring leadership, and philanthropy.
The 2009 U.S. Business Hall of Fame laureates include:
Jack E. Kosakowski, president of Junior Achievement USA, noted, “These laureates epitomize the American entrepreneurial spirit while providing positive role models for the young people who would walk in their footsteps.”
The U.S. Business Hall of Fame was founded by Junior Achievement in 1975, and has inducted 240 laureates to date. For more information about the event, visit www.ja.org/hof.
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