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Bright Horizons Founders Receive Corporate Partner Award from Ackerman Institute
Date:10/31/2008

Linda Mason and Roger Brown Honored at Institute's Tribute to Families Gala

NEW YORK, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright Horizons Family Solutions Founders Linda Mason and Roger Brown were presented the 2nd annual Corporate Partner Award from the Ackerman Institute for the Family for their leadership in the field of work/life issues and their longtime dedication to improving early care and education for children.

"Bright Horizons Family Solutions provides a shining example of how a company can have a positive impact on a major social issue," said Ackerman Institute for the Family President Lois Braverman. "The Ackerman Institute for the Family is delighted to recognize Linda Mason and Roger Brown with the Ackerman Corporate Partner Award for their work providing families with the support and resources they need to meet the challenges of caring for their children while meeting their obligations at work and for helping children worldwide develop the skills they need to succeed in school and in life."

The award was presented at the Ackerman Institute's 2nd annual Tribute to Families dinner, which is the Ackerman Institute's largest event to support their mission of providing innovative clinical family therapy services for families in the greater New York community. For nearly 50 years, the Ackerman Institute for the Family (http://www.ackerman.org) has helped couples and families learn how to be stronger, more resilient, and better equipped to cope with the challenges of modern life.

Ackerman Institute therapists work with families on a range of serious and often life-altering issues such as divorce, incest or other types of sexual abuse, coping with death or a serious illness, and teenagers struggling with depression or other types of mental illness. Families seen at the Ackerman Clinic are typically from poor and underserved communities, and the family therapy provided by the Ackerman
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