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Ellen Brown Press Release June 2012
June 19th, 2012

Foundation for Free Enterprise

South 61 Paramus Road·Paramus,New Jersey07653

Phone 201-368-2100 · Fax 201-368-3438 · e-mail – kenglish@fffe.org www.fffe.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information please contact:  Kathryn English, President (201) 368-2100

Ellen Brown, Sussex Avenue School “Gifted and Talented” Teacher, Honored by the Foundation for Free Enterprise

The Foundation for Free Enterprise is proud to announce that Ellen Brown, Sussex Avenue School “Gifted and Talented” teacher, has been inducted into the Free Enterprise Hall of Fame at the Foundation’s 24th Annual Luncheon.  More than 350 business executives, civic leaders and educators will be on hand at The Venetian in Garfield, on June 7th, from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., to recognize Mrs. Brown for her outstanding educational achievements and dedication to the idea of free enterprise.

For the last twenty years, Mrs. Ellen Brown has been working in and enjoying her second career- that of a teacher at Sussex Avenue School, in Morristown, NJ. Ellen had been a third and fifth grade teacher for the past six years has been the instructing the Gifted and Talented students in grades three, four, and five.

Mrs. Brown’s other professional career was as Regional Director of the Long Island Office of the American Arbitration Association. During both careers, she was and is actively engaged as a wife, mother of three, and now a grandmother.

She is a graduate of Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, and received her Master’s in Education from Nova Southeastern University. In her spare time, Ellen enjoys tennis, fitness training, reading, word games, and going to the theater.

The Foundation for Free Enterprise is the educational affiliate of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey.  Its mission is to provide leadership in furthering the understanding and appreciation of the free market system, by educating young people, and others who will influence the future, concerning free market economics, limited government, individual self-reliance, and the preservation of the entrepreneurial spirit.  This is done through a wide range of activities offered free of charge to teachers and students throughout the academic spectrum.  An extraordinary faculty of college professors and business executives teaches these activities.  In this way students learn essential economic and business theory and immediately apply it to the challenges businessmen and women must successfully meet. The Annual Luncheon enables the Foundation to offer its courses free of charge to students and teachers throughout the region.

For more information concerning the Foundation for Free Enterprise, including educational programs and donation opportunities, contact:  Kathryn English (201)368-2100 or kenglish@fffe.org.

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