Milford businesswoman Priscilla Lynn has been named the new executive director of Milford\u2019s Promise, the alliance for youth. According to President Donna Corey, \u201cWe are very excited about the coming year with Priscilla at the helm. She is a visionary and will join with us to serve and inspire the youth of our community.\u201d Lynn is a long time Milford resident and entrepreneur. She is actively engaged in the greater Milford community, and is a member of the Milford Chamber of Commerce, the Network of Executive Women, and the Downtown Milford Business Association. She recently received the dual honor of being named Ambassador of the Year as well as receiving the Health and Wellness Council Award during the Milford Chamber\u2019s Annual Meeting and Awards of Achievement luncheon. She will continue to provide services to her consulting clients and to the Downtown Milford Business Association. Lynn is mother to two grown children, three grandchildren, and she has an 11-pound mini-dachshund. \u201cI am so honored to be chosen to support this worthwhile organization, especially one that focuses on the well-being of children,\u201d Lynn said. \u201cI look forward to working with their board of directors and forging an alliance with others throughout the community to support their mission and goals.\u201d An upcoming annual popular event is the Be A Hero Dinner. Also, the annual Show Your Respect campaign helps keep the message of Respect Alive in Milford year-round, she said. Milford\u2019s Promise is responsible for compiling and submitting the application that resulted in Milford being named one of the \u201c100 Best Communities for Young People\u201d four times in the national contest sponsored by America\u2019s Promise. Milford\u2019s Promise was established in 1998 for Milford youth as a commitment to fulfill the promises set forth by America\u2019s Promise. The non-profit organization\u2019s mission is to mobilize the community and build the character and competence of Milford\u2019s youth by building partnerships to fulfill the five promises set forth by America\u2019s Promise. Those promises are to provide youth with: (1) A trusting relationship with a caring adult; (2) A healthy start and future; (3) Safe places to go when school is not in session; (4) Access to marketable skills through effective education; and (5) Opportunities to give back to the community through volunteer community service. For more information visit milfordspromise.org or email email@example.com.