We understand that today’s youth will be teaching tomorrow’s youth, so we want to make sure they have an opportunity to equip themselves with the right tools.
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Charlotte, N.C. (PRWEB) March 21, 2007
Ruckus House Learning Center, a child-care center founded by NFL players Mike Minter, Mike Rucker, Stephen Davis and Muhsin Muhammed, has announced the Ruckus House Scholarship Foundation, dedicated to providing financial assistance to high-school graduates who want to pursue an education degree at an accredited North Carolina university.
“Teachers have a profound impact on our children’s lives and are instrumental in their development,” said Carolina Panthers player Mike Minter, co-owner of Ruckus House. “We understand that today’s youth will be teaching tomorrow’s youth, so we want to make sure they have an opportunity to equip themselves with the right tools.”
The Foundation is awaiting 501(c)(3) status and expects to award its first scholarship in 2008.
The Foundation’s first fund-raising effort is April 2 at The Peninsula Yacht Club. Evening highlights will include a dinner, live auction and theater performance from NarroWay Productions. Tickets are $150, and proceeds benefit the Foundation. Call (704) 786-3030 to purchase tickets or for more information. To make a contribution, send a check to the Ruckus House Scholarship Foundation, Inc., at 3430 Trinity Church Road, Concord, N.C. 28027.
About Ruckus House
Ruckus House is the result of the vision of a team of dedicated professionals. The ownership team consists of four professional football players (Mike Minter, Mike Rucker, Stephen Davis and Muhsin Muhammad), and Joe Murphy and Bob Burkett of J&B Development of Concord, N.C. Ruckus House focuses on caring for, teaching and growing children with excellence; recruiting and cultivating the best teachers; and shaping and molding future generations.
The Ruckus House curriculum follows the Early Learning Standards adopted by the North Carolina Department of Instruction and is licensed by the North Carolina Division of Child Development. The custom curriculum focuses on all areas of a child’s growth from cognitive and physical to social and emotional development. Team Ruckus is well-trained and committed to lifelong learning.
Ruckus House is open year-round from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The specially designed facility features classrooms for each age group, four state-of-the-art playgrounds and an indoor gym. Rates are determined by age and the number of child-care hours needed.
For more information about Ruckus House, visit http://www.RuckusHouse.com
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