News & Stories

News & Stories

Winning Futures Scholarship Selection Underway

April 16, 2012

Winning Futures scholarship interviews are taking place now through Thursday, April 19. During the interviews, 28 students who submitted scholarship essays meet with a panel of judges comprised of Winning Futures’ alumni and tri-county business representatives. Judges then select 10 students who will each receive a $2,000 scholarship. “You really… Read More


Winning Futures is Hiring a Public Relations Specialist!

December 16, 2011

Winning Futures is recruiting a full-time public relations specialist to create andcoordinate projects for marketing, donor recognition, events, and mentor recruitment.  The individual must have recent experience in using social media platforms (Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook), along with experience with coordinating events.  This position will start the end of January… Read More


WINNING FUTURES’ PROGRAM DIRECTOR HONORED BY THE TWILIGHT BENEFIT FOUNDATION

October 30, 2011

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI – Laurie Tarter, Program Director and Vice President of Winning Futures, a non-profit school-based mentoring program, has been named one of this year’s Twilight Civic Leadership Award Honorees. The Twilight Foundation Community Leadership Awards recognize individuals and organizations whose leadership has made a significant impact in their… Read More


Winning Futures Volunteer Honored by Governor Rick Snyder with the Mentor of the Year Award for Michigan

October 26, 2011

Detroit, MI, October 24, 2011 – Local Winning Futures volunteer, Kimle Mitchell, won the overall Mentor of the Year for Michigan through the Governor's Service Awards. Kimle Mitchell was honored at the Governor’s Service Awards dinner “An Evening with the Stars”, held at Gem Theatre in Detroit. The Governor's Service… Read More


MENTORS NEEDED TO SUPPORT CASS TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL AND HARPER WOODS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

September 15, 2011 ,

*** MEDIA ALERT *** September 12, 2011 WHAT: Complimentary lunch at Hockeytown Café to introduce community members to Winning Futures and recruit new mentors for upcoming programs at Cass Technical High School and Harper Woods High School WHO: Winning Futures, a school-based mentoring program. WHEN: September 30, 2011 ~ 11:00… Read More


New Mentoring Program for Pierce Elementary in Birmingham

September 1, 2011

Birmingham, MI, August 29, 2011 – A new leadership and character education program will empower fourth and fifth graders at Pierce Elementary after school on Wednesday this fall.  Winning Futures is partnering with iMatter for Kids to implement this innovative program. Winning Futures implements unique mentoring programs.  Each week when… Read More


Helping Detroit youths shoot for stars

July 18, 2011 ,

TODAY'S SUBJECT: Detroit-based Powerlink Facilities Management, a provider of building management services, including housekeeping, groundskeeping and general facilities maintenance for business customers, provided support of Winning Futures and the Gregory Kelser Detroit Basketball Camp. THE CAUSE: Winning Futures, a nonprofit organization based in Warren, provides goal setting, mentoring and scholarship… Read More


CEO WINS “WONDER WOMAN” AWARD

May 25, 2011

TROY, MI – Kristina Marshall, 34, CEO of Winning Futures, a non-profit school-based mentoring program for youth and teens based on character values, goal setting, and strategic planning, received the Women Officials’ Network “Wonder Woman Award” for being a distinguished advocate for youth.  Past winners include Justice Maura Corrigan of… Read More


FREE NETWORKING AND RECRUITMENT BREAKFAST

May 19, 2011

*** MEDIA ALERT *** May 19, 2011 WHAT: Informational breakfast about Winning Futures to recruit mentors and board members for programs in Birmingham, Detroit, Harper Woods, Pontiac, and Warren.  Also, volunteers are needed for our June 20th Gregory Kelser Basketball Camp in Detroit.  The breakfast is sponsored by Oakland University… Read More


SRG Global Inc., Winning Futures announce Shannon Bellew as winner of “The Intern Connection” Internship Competition

May 3, 2011

SRG Global Inc., Winning Futures announce Shannon Bellew as winner of “The Intern Connection” Internship Competition For Immediate Release WARREN, Mich., April 29, 2011 – Education will play a vital role in maintaining this country’s technological and innovative leadership. Recognizing the importance of education, SRG Global Inc., one of the… Read More