America's Team Builders 
              Since 1983    
Mason Lengyel & Sydney Crosby
Faribault, MN
VENTURE UP Client News 
SPRING 2014  

If a man could have half of his wishes he would double his troubles.

-- Benjamin Franklin


Remember, you are just an extra in 

everyone else's play. 
-- Franklin D. Roosevelt 

Such is the human race, often it seems a pity that Noah didn't miss the boat. 

-- Mark Twain

The oldest, shortest words -- yes and no -- are those which require the most thought. 

-- Pythagoras


Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without any idea of death, they have no theologians to instruct them, their last moments are not disturbed by unwelcome and unpleasant ceremonies, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills. 

-- Voltaire

Did you know ?

Gerald Ford  worked as a fashion model while studying law at Yale. 
Italy legalized divorce in 1971.


Astronaut  Alan Shepard said all he could think about before lift-off was that "everything in the capsule was supplied by the lowest bidder." 

Pablo Picasso
defined art as a lie that makes us realize the truth.

Guru, the Sanskrit word for spiritual guide, literally means "heavy."


I Love Lucy  was the first sit-com filmed on the west coast. 

The Rio Grande was designated the U.S. - Mexican border in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.



Halley's Comet, first sighted by the Chinese in 240 B.C., will not be back until 2061.


Ferdinand Magellan was killed by poison arrows during a stop on the island of Cebu in 1521.


One  out of three people twist an Oreo before eating it.



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We look forward to a stronger and longer partnership with you.

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Alaska Bound  
Congratulations to Mason Lengyel, 2014 graduate of the
BioScience Honors Program at Shattuck St. Mary's School
in Faribault, MN. Mason won kudos for his "Everybody's Weird" senior speech , including from alumni Sidney Crosby, Captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Taylor Crosby, Sid's sister, graduated with Mason and won a hockey scholarship to St. Cloud State University.. Mason is heading to the University of Alaska - Anchorage's in fall 2014.
(Washington, DC) -- Hundreds of companies partner with World Vision and send a clear message of corporate social responsibility to their customers, shareholders and employees.  Can you or your company make a difference for children and families in need worldwide?       



Here's how:  


Matching Gifts & Workplace Giving --  Learn how payroll deductions, stock donations, and employer matches can create the socially responsible corporate environment you seek while helping others in need around the world.  


Product Donations -- Learn about the types of product donations we accept, how donating benefits your corporation, and how your donations impact the lives of children in the United States and abroad.


Corporate Caregiver Kits- Learn how to create a dynamic opportunity for your corporation to band together and improve morale by building Caregiver Kits to help support volunteer AIDS caregivers in Africa, Asia and Latin America.


SchoolTools Backpacks-- Learn how your group can make a huge difference in the lives of children in your own community by assembling School-Tools Backpacks for students in need. 

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