Janice Cutler Named Chair of Wake County Business Alliance for Mt. Vernon Middle School

Local Flower Shop Owner Chairs Program To Prepare Students for Careers for Second Consecutive Year.

Raleigh, NC, August 13, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Janice Cutler, president and owner of North Raleigh Florist (http://www.northraleighfloristinc.com) has been named chair of the Wake County Business Alliance for Mt. Vernon Middle School for the second consecutive year. As chair of the Alliance, Cutler partners with educators at Mt. Vernon to provide students with valuable resources for making productive and responsible career choices. She works closely with Mt. Vernon’s principal and faculty to provide leadership for the Alliance, engage in the planning and organization of career-related activities for students, facilitate meetings, implement goals and encourage Alliance members to meet them, and communicate the mission and goals of the alliance to the community. For more information on the Wake County Business Alliance, visit http://www.wcpss.net/school_to_career/business_alliance.

“The Wake County Business Alliance for Mt. Vernon is an excellent community of business leaders, and I am proud to serve as chair for the second consecutive year,” said Cutler. “Through the Alliance, students are provided with the opportunity to understand the business world and encouraged to think about their own careers. One of the Alliance’s goals is to lower the dropout rate, and by helping students understand that anyone can plan a career, we hope to motivate them to stay in school.”

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About North Raleigh Florist:
North Raleigh Florist, owned by Janice Cutler, former owner of Montgomery’s Florist from 1996-2001, is committed to providing only the finest floral arrangements and gifts. Located at 7457 Six Forks Road in Raleigh, the firm is convenient to North Hills and Crabtree Valley Mall, local businesses and a host of special-event locations. Honored by Metro Magazine with a MetroBravo! Award in 2008 and 2009, and named Best Florist by Independent Weekly’s 2010 Best of the Triangle awards, North Raleigh Florist is a full-service florist specializing in fabulous containers with elaborate designs for any occasion, and always offers the latest trends in floral design. The firm offers a variety of services including fresh flowers, silk flowers and plants for any occasion for local delivery and out of town ordering, in addition to a Sunday on-call option for sympathy work. For more information on North Raleigh Florist, please visit their Web site at www.northraleighflorist.com or call (919) 847-3381 or (800) 447-5435.

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