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Press Release

The Apogee Foundation Teams up with SBWire to Increase the Visibility of its Programs Fostering Creative Excellence Around the World

The Apogee Foundation will utilize SBWire's Swift News Distribution and Hosted Press Room services to enhance the effectiveness of its work promoting creative excellence worldwide.



"The dedicated members of the global Apogee family work tirelessly to foster creativity around the world, and we are delighted that the SBWire team is now joining us in ‘achieving the potential’ of human excellence."

New York, NY and Greenbay, WI – The Apogee Foundation (http://www.apogeefoundation.org), an international philanthropic organization dedicated to developing creative excellence, and SBWire (http://www.sbwire.com), a leading newswire service, announced today that SBWire will provide Swift News Distribution and Hosted Press Room services for the Foundation pursuant to its programs to further the work of leading non‐profit organizations.

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Huang Nansong in performance at the Central Conservatory Music School in Beijing

Photo: Apogee Merit Scholar Huang Nansong was the first Apogee Awards laureate named in China

Widely regarded as one of the world's great emerging artists, Huang Nansong had won a host of international piano competitions and performed with major orchestras on three continents by the age of 13

Apogee’s mission to discover, develop and celebrate creative excellence around the world has made it a global leader in fostering human potential, and the Foundation will utilize SBWire’s services to provide both subscribers and members of the worldwide media with up‐to‐date information on its initiatives and achievements.

David R. Jones, Managing Editor of SBWire, said: “It is our goal to help leading non‐profit organizations such as The Apogee Foundation spread the word about the positive work they are doing, and SBWire is pleased and honored to welcome Apogee as a client.”

Apogee President Kenneth Schneider said “The dedicated members of the global Apogee family work tirelessly to foster creativity around the world, and we are delighted that the SBWire team is now joining us in ‘achieving the potential’ of human excellence.”

To view the full version of this article, visit: http://www.apogeefoundation.org/media/2008/apogee_sbwire_news.php

Video: Apogee Merit Scholar Simion Gronic was the first Apogee Awards laureate named in Moldova

He is shown, age 10, performing on six different instruments at the Foundation's Odessa International Music Festival. Two years later, Apogee also provided Gronic with the opportunity to study jazz trumpet with American masters in New Orleans

About The Apogee Foundation ®
The term "ap'‐o‐gee" means "the highest point, the culmination." The Foundation’s vision is guided by the belief in the power of the performance arts to embody and inspire the pursuit of human excellence. By virtue of this vision and Apogee's innovative approach to its implementation, the Foundation has become an internationally recognized platform for the fostering and promotion of mankind’s greatest vision of itself.

About SBWire
Headquartered in Green Bay, WI, SBWire is a full‐service online newswire designed with the unique needs of small to medium‐sized enterprises in mind. SBWire provides a powerful collection of news distribution, public relations, and media relations tools and services trusted by over 5,000 organizations in over 100 countries.


The Apogee Foundation: Achieving the Potential

Kenneth Schneider, President
The Apogee Foundation
1001 Avenue of the Americas, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10018-5460 (USA)
+1.646.233.4350 or +1.888.APOGEE.8


Daniel R. Jones, Managing Editor
105 S Ashland Ave
Green Bay, WI 54303-1601 (USA)
+1.920.471.0141 or +1.888.4.SBWire

Organizations interested in the SBWire for Non‐Profits program are encouraged to apply by visiting: http://www.sbwire.com/services/nonprofits

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