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“Shopping” For Management Careers! Innovative Ridge Hill Academy Begins Spring Session


MEDIA ADVISORY
for Monday, April 13 2015

Contacts:
FCRC: Joyce Baumgarten / Kelly Ferraro
Geto & de Milly, Inc. / (212) 686-4551
YPIE: Wendy Nadel (914) 377-4882

“Shopping” For Management Careers! Innovative Ridge Hill Academy Begins Spring Session

Ridge Hill shopping center and Yonkers Partners in Education welcome new students to 5th session of popular career exploration program

WHAT:

Westchester’s Ridge Hill developer Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC) and Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE) will kick-off the fifth session of Ridge Hill Academy; an innovative ten-week career-exploration initiative for Yonkers high school students. Through training, seminars and mentoring, Ridge Hill Academy teaches participating Yonkers students about management careers in the retail and shopping center industry.

WHEN:

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 3:30 pm

WHERE:

Ridge Hill Shopping Center
WestMED building – 2ND Floor
73 Market Street
Yonkers, NY

About Yonkers Partners In Education
Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE) is a private, not-for-profit organization working in partnership with the Yonkers Public Schools to increase the number of students who complete a post-secondary program. Access to college and career advisors, scholarship and financial aid assistance, college visits, application essay coaching, SAT preparation and more ensure that underserved middle and high school students in Yonkers have the same opportunities as children in more affluent communities. Visit YPIE online at www.ypie.org.

About Ridge Hill
Westchester’s Ridge Hill is the best destination in Westchester to shop, dine and play. Patterned on a classic downtown, our family-friendly outdoor center features a central Town Square and children’s play area. In addition to our eclectic mix of popular fashion, sports and technology retailers, the center is home to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, a 12-screen National Amusements Showcase Cinema de Lux, Starbucks, Whole Foods, LA Fitness and eight delicious dine-in restaurants. Located at the Center of Ridge Hill, the WESTMED office building’s 340 employees can take advantage of the great shopping and dining selections right at their front door during their lunch break or on their way home. WESTMED occupies 110,000 square feet of the160,000-square foot office building. Ridge Hill is easily accessible to all Westchester, Putnam and NYC Metropolitan-area residents and visitors. Learn more at http://www.westchestersridgehill.com. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Forest City Ratner Companies
FCRC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Forest City Enterprises, Inc., owns and operates 34 properties in the New York metropolitan area. Forest City Enterprises, Inc. is an NYSE-listed national real estate company with $8.2 billion in total assets. The Company is principally engaged in the ownership, development, management and acquisition of commercial and residential real estate and land throughout the United States. For more information, visit www.forestcity.net.

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