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Letter of Congratulations from Senator Bayh

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Although he was unable to attend the 8th Anniversary of the Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC) on February 20, 2009, US Senator Evan Bayh was represented by his trusted aide, Julie Vukovich. He also sent a letter of congratulations.

Senator Bayh’s office has been a long-time supporter of the RCLC

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Entrepreneurship Class Moves Ahead

Author: Erin O'Laughlin

Several students from the community have been hard at work learning the right skills to start and operate their own businesses since October. Using the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship's (NFTE) model, these nine local teenagers have proposed their own ideas for a business, ranging from translation services to car audio installation. With the mentorship of several Notre Dame students, they have been moving through the design phase of their respective businesses at a rapid pace. Students take weekly classes to learn about the specifics of running a business, from the marketing aspect to the financial statements necessary to keep an accurate track of all expenses, etc. Culminating in an entrepreneurship competition in April, the NFTE program at the Robinson Center hopes to instill in our youth both the skills and motivation one needs in order to not only be successful but feel successful as well. Good luck to all of our emerging entrepreneurs!…

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Shakesphere Competition Winners

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Robinson Center Students participated in a Shakesphere Monologue Competition at Notre Dame on January 31st. Tirshatha Jefferey won the high school competition with her recitation of Two Gentlemen of Verona and Sonnet #29.Tirshatha will advanced to the state level of competition on Sunday, January 8th in Indianapolis, where she placed third. Congratulations T.J.!!…

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Free Tax Assistance

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AARP Tax Aide will provide free tax assistance and e-filing to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Volunteers will be at the Robinson Community Learning Center on Wednesdays from 9:30 – 11:30. The last day will be April 8th…

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