Horatio Alger Events & Initiatives In the News
The Boston Globe (Boston, MA)
June 5, 2013
Oh Mario! On tour to show off his new album, "Beautiful Things," Mario Frangoulis will show off his skills at covering everything from rock anthems to opera arias. June 6 at 7:30 p.m. $40-$125 (a portion of the proceeds support the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans).
Forbes.com (New York, NY)
May 3, 2013
“There is reason for optimism about the potential to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the disadvantaged,” says Dr. Gregory Wolniak, a Senior Research Scientist at
NORC at the University of Chicago and the co-author of the recently released, landmark study on Horatio Alger Association National Scholarship recipients .
WashingtonPost.com (Washington, DC)
April 8, 2013
So Brad Pitt was in town - and we had to hear about it from Eric Cantor ? The House majority leader casually tweeted a photo of himself and his wife, Diana , Friday night with the movie star, who dropped in to handle celebrity duties at the Horatio Alger Association awards gala at Constitution Hall.
Pensions & Investments
Growing up the son of a country doctor who was sometimes paid in goods and produce, Madison Dearborn Partners LLC Chairman John A. Canning Jr. worked throughout his youth. Despite early tragedies - while still in his teens, Mr. Canning's brother and mother died within one week of each other - Mr. Canning persevered.
Investor’s Business Daily (New York, NY)
March 22, 2013
Like a lot of entrepreneurs, Clement Stone first peddled newspapers. After being bullied by older boys who already had the best corners in Chicago, he decided to innovate.
One Voice Radio (New York, New York)
January 16, 2013
On June 21, 2012, music history was made as Mario Frangoulis walked on stage at Boston Symphony Hall, and performed under the baton of Maestro Keith Lockhart and The Boston Pops. CD and DVD sales from Mario Frangoulis and George Perris, Horatio Alger International Ambassadors, will benefit the Association’s educational programs.
CBS New York 2 (New York, New York)
We are happy to say we are involved with an organization called Horatio Alger that gives opportunities to youth through scholarships.