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Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Names Susan Bertonaschi Program Officer, Better Beginnings
Date:9/17/2007

ATLANTA, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation today announced the appointment of Susan Bertonaschi as program officer of Better Beginnings. Better Beginnings, an initiative aimed at ensuring a healthy, nurturing environment for children from birth through age five, is one of the Blank Foundation's four impact areas.

Prior to joining the foundation, Ms. Bertonaschi worked in the Georgia Department of Human Resources' Division of Public Health as a program supervisor, program manager, and developmental health coordinator. In this role, she was responsible for supporting the state of Georgia's Newborn Hearing Screening, Children 1st, and Newborn Surveillance and Tracking program managers. She implemented and managed the public health nurse home visitation project. She provided training and technical assistance to public health, childcare, and other agencies regarding child development, developmental screening, and social and emotional development. She also served as co-chair for the Early Childhood Comprehensive System's Social/Emotional Development Work Group.

Ms. Bertonaschi's experience also includes positions as a team leader, service coordinator, and healthy child development consultant at Alliance for Infants and Toddlers, Inc.; service manager at Mercy Behavioral Health; and caseworker, admission specialist and vocational counselor at the Vocational Rehabilitation Center in Pittsburgh, PA. She has an M.S. in Child Development/Child Care from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.S. in Social Work from the California University of Pennsylvania.

Formed in 1995, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation is focused on improving early childhood development, enhancing education, preserving green space, sustaining the arts and sparking collaboration among its nonprofit partners, primarily in Atlanta. For more information on the Blank Foundation, go to http://www.blankfoundation.org.

Arthur M. Blank is owner & CEO of the Atlanta Falcons and Georgia Force. He co-founded The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, in 1978 and retired from the company as co-chairman in 2001. Through his generosity, the foundation, along with Blank and his wife's personal giving, has granted over $220 million to various charitable organizations.


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