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Press Release

January 3, 2007

Apogee Appoints 18 Regional Representatives to Continue Expansion of its Programs Throughout America, Europe and Asia



"Apogee owes much of its success over the past decade to the talent and dedication of our Regional Representatives and the enthusiasm they have invested in our mission and vision."

The Apogee Foundation, a leading international nonprofit dedicated to the development of excellence in the performing arts, has announced that it is building on its first decade of success by appointing Regional Representatives to assist in the ongoing expansion of its programs on three continents.

Kenneth Schneider, Yuri Kuznetsov, Yana Sharapanovskaya and Tatyana Markova at the festival's award ceremonies

Apogee President Kenneth Schneider (left) with the Foundation's Regional Representatives in Odessa, Youri Kuznetsov (center) and Tatyana Markova (far right).

They are shown here presenting one of 33 awards provided at Apogee's 2006 International Music Festival in Odessa.

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Apogee Advisory Council Member Tadao Otsuki

Apogee's Regional Representative in Tokyo: Tadao Otsuki.

Mr. Otsuki, a leading business consultant in Japan, also serves as a business and Asian affairs advisor on the Foundation's Advisory Council.

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New York and London, January 3, 2007 (RNWire, eMediaWire, PRWeb, PressBox) - The Apogee Foundation has named 18 Regional Representatives to cover 14 regions across America, Europe and Asia. The mandate of Apogee's Regional Representatives is to assist the Foundation in developing local networks of relationships and in implementing Apogee's programs throughout their respective territories.

Apogee's newly announced Regional Representatives for 2007 are as follows:

San Francisco: Susan Schneider
Los Angeles: Camran N. Shafii
Philadelphia: Bernard Schneider and Marjorie Schneider
New York: Kenneth Schneider
Boston: John H. Silva
London: Kenneth Schneider
Bratislava: Michael A. Fortier
Warsaw: Alicia Szymanska
Odessa: Youri Kuznetsov and Tatyana Markova
Moscow: Nikolai L. Dokukin, Tatiana N. Dokukina,
Boris A. Egorov and Ludmila P. Suvorova
Perm: Evgeny P. Subbotin
Tel Aviv: Semion Yaroshevich
Shanghai: Michael P. Chien
Tokyo: Tadao Otsuki
Apogee's Regional Representative in Los Angeles: Camran N. Shafii

Apogee's Regional Representative in Los Angeles: Camran N. Shafii.

Mr. Shafii, an experienced talent agent, also serves as a member of the Foundation's Board of Directors and has been instrumental in shepherding Apogee's increasingly significant involvements in the motion picture, recording and talent industries.

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Apogee expects to appoint additional Regional Representatives during 2007 to provide the Foundation with even greater coverage and expertise.

Apogee President Kenneth Schneider said: "Apogee owes much of its success over the past decade to the talent and dedication of our Regional Representatives and the enthusiasm they have invested in our mission and vision. On behalf of the Foundation's supporters and beneficiaries around the globe, I offer these wonderful people our organization's profoundest respect and gratitude."

For the full version of this news release, please see: http://www.ApogeeFoundation.org/awareness/2006-2007/america_europe_asia.php

About The Apogee Foundation ®
Now beginning its second decade of operations, Apogee is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the development of human excellence in the performing arts. The Foundation provides administrative, promotional, and financial support to help talented individuals achieve their full potential, and to showcase this potential on the world stage.

The Apogee-New Names Joint Press Conference at the 2006 Crescendo Festival in St Petersburg

© The Apogee Foundation ®

Achieving the Potential of Human Excellence in the Performing Arts

Kenneth Schneider, Apogee President
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Direct newswire links
RNWire: http://www.russianewswire.com/releases_headlines_details.php?id=7785

eMediaWire: http://www.emediawire.com/releases/2007/1/emw494253.htm
PRWeb: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/1/prweb494253.htm
PressBox (UK): http://www.pressbox.co.uk/detailed/International/Apogee_Appoints_18_Regional_Representatives_to_Continue_

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