Executive Director Named to Milford's Promise

New Executive Director/Milford's Promise
New Executive Director/Milford's Promise

Milford, CT – Milford’s Promise, the alliance for youth, announces the appointment of a new Executive Director, Milford-based businesswoman Priscilla Lynn. According to President Donna Corey, “We are very excited about the coming year with Priscilla at the helm. She is a visionary and will join with us to serve and inspire the youth of our community.”

Ms. Lynn is a long time Milford resident and entrepreneur. She is actively engaged in the greater Milford community, and is a member of the Milford Chamber of Commerce, the Network of Executive Women, and the Downtown Milford Business Association. She recently received the dual honor of Ambassador of the Year as well as the Health and Wellness Council Award during the Milford Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Awards of Achievement luncheon. Priscilla will continue to provide services to her consulting clients and to the Downtown Milford Business Association. Priscilla is mother to two grown children, three grandchildren, and ‘dog-mommy’ to an 11 pound mini-dachshund.

Priscilla shares, “I am so honored to be chosen to support this worthwhile organization, especially one that focuses on the well-being of children. I look forward to working with their Board of Directors and forging an alliance with others throughout the community to support their mission and goals.

An upcoming annual popular event is the ‘Be A Hero Dinner’. In addition, the Annual ‘Show Your Respect’ Campaign helps keep the message of Respect Alive in Milford year-round.  Milford’s Promise is proud to be responsible for compiling and submitting the application that resulted in Milford being named one of the “100 Best Communities for Young People” four times in the national contest sponsored by America’s Promise.

Milford’s Promise was established in 1998 for Milford youth as a commitment to fulfill the promises set forth by America’s Promise. The non-profit organization’s mission is to mobilize the community and build the character and competence of Milford’s youth by building partnerships to fulfill the 5 Promises set forth by America’s Promise. Those promises are to provide youth with: (1) A trusting relationship with a caring adult; (2) A healthy start and future; (3) Safe places to go when school is not in session; (4) Access to marketable skills through effective education; and (5) Opportunities to give back to the community through volunteer community service. For more information visit www.milfordspromise.org or email director@milfordspromise.org.

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