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Mission Accomplished Hosts 3rd Biennial Dance-A-Thon to help local millennials navigate the transition into the workforce



On Saturday April 22nd from 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Mission Accomplished Transition Services (Mission Accomplished) will host an 8-hour dance marathon to help raise funds for customized, industry-focused job training and career coaching programs for millennials in the Capital Region who are un/underemployed, struggling to transition from school to the global workforce and higher education.

Since 2012 Mission Accomplished has helped over 513 millennials learn how to navigate the transition into the global workforce, secure employment, enroll in college and/or leadership development opportunities.

The Dance-A-Thon will take place at the Albany Elks Lodge located at 25 S. Allen St. in Albany and will be full of prizes, energetic dancing and physical activity, competitions and fun for the entire family. The winning dancer will take home $300 CASH! Fund event details at http://matransitionservices.org/events-page/dat/ .

Mission Accomplished will bring the community together on the dance floor to help raise funds for programming that help millennials overcome obstacles to entering the workforce. This year’s theme is “Dancing with the Community Stars.” At 4:00 pm, fifteen community and business leaders will be recognized and highlighted for helping millennial students gain access to careers and higher education.  

The Dance-A-Thon will feature a charity of choice, Tru Heart, which will receive a portion of the events proceeds. The Dance-A-Thon will include dance competitions, 7-minute challenges, vendors, fun and prizes for the entire family. Tickets are currently on sale, $25 per person, at http://matransitionservices.org/events-page/dat/ .

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