DURHAM SCHOOL SERVICES PROVIDES TRANSPORTATION TO MEMPHIS STUDENTS ATTENDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FORUM
Durham School Services, a leader in student transportation, provided hundreds of Memphis students with free transportation to the Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum’s Economic Development Forum Thursday. The company donated 10 buses to transport approximately 450 students to attend the annual event held at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. Durham also sponsored a seminar at the forum entitled, “2GMBE: New Mindset of Young Entrepreneurs Capitalizing on the Innovation Economy.”
MMBC Continuum’s Economic Development Forum convenes corporations, minority and women business owners, national thought leaders, community leaders and youth to attend seminars and networking sessions aimed at promoting economic growth and development of minority businesses.
“Durham School Services is proud to have provided transportation for Memphis-area students to attend this year’s Economic Development Forum,” said Laura D. Warren, area general manager for Durham. “This is a great opportunity for students to learn outside the classroom; we take pride in being providing safe, reliable transportation to students while also enhancing their access to educational opportunities in the Memphis area.”
Durham works to be a valuable partner within with the Memphis community and is proud to support organizations like the MBCC Continuum’s Economic Development Forum that help aspiring young entrepreneurs realize their potential.
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Durham School Services, Stock Transportation and Petermann Bus make up National Express Corporation (NEC), headquartered in Warrenville, Ill. As a leader in student transportation, NEC is committed to exceptional safety, outstanding customer service and positive employee relations. Durham and Petermann (United States) and Stock (Canada) operate more than 20,000 buses and serve 450 school districts in 32 states and four provinces. Our success rests with our dedicated employees who live our mission: “Getting kids to school safely, on time and ready to learn.” For more information, visit durhamschoolservices.com.