McLoone's Boathouse Supports Talented Youth from Essex County's Inner Cities; Press Gathering to be Held on April 11th
West Orange, NJ (March 19, 2014) - On April 11, 2014 at 1:30 pm, McLoone's Boathouse will host a press conference and luncheon to formally announce its support for The Griffin Bridges Program at Seton Hall Preparatory School through a sponsorship of their Third Annual "Building Bridges 5K." As an alumnus of The Prep, owner Tim McLoone is supportive of Seton Hall's continued efforts to make quality education accessible to all, regardless of their socio-economic background.
For twenty years, Griffin Bridges has supported talented young men from Newark, East Orange, Orange and Irvington not only with scholarships, but more importantly with a vast support network to ensure that students have the tools they need to thrive in high school and beyond. The program boasts a 100% high school graduation and college admission rate, with students currently attending some of the finest colleges in the country: The University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown University, Kenyon College, Lafayette College, just to name a few.
McLoone's Boathouse is proud to support deserving students in Essex County achieve their dreams. McLoone's Restaurants are considered favorite local dining destinations throughout New Jersey as well as "Pier House" in National Harbor, Maryland. Visit www.mcloones.com for all restaurant locations.
The McLoone's Boathouse "Building Bridges 5K" will be held at South Mountain Reservation on Crest Drive and Bear Lane (Millburn, NJ) on May 10th. Prospective runners, walkers and sponsors can access more information about the run/walk at www.shp.org/BuildingBridges5K. The Griffin Bridges Program continues to reach out to local businesses in the area for supports. Questions regarding the event can be directed to Ivan Arocho, Griffin Bridges Director at 973.325.6784 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.