Information Session for Young Entrepreneurs Academy

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Name: Information Session for Young Entrepreneurs Academy
Date: August 8, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
My Office & More will host two Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Information Sessions for students in grades 6-12, their families, and local business leaders about YEA!, a 30 week program that guides middle and high school students through launching and running their own real businesses or social movements!
 
Attendees will learn about the structure, curriculum, and student application process for the program, as well as how business leaders can get involved as a mentor, guest speaker, field trip host, or investor.
 
Kate Lake, Chief Connections Officer of My Office & More remarks, “In May, I had the chance to meet a number of YEA entrepreneurs at a Lakeland Chamber event. Their creativity and determination was inspiring. It’s clear this program creates possibilities for aspiring students and we welcome the opportunity to advocate for and encourage these future CEOs.”
 
WHEN:  Tuesday, August 8, 2017 & Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
WHERE:  My Office & More, 122 E Main St, Lakeland, FL  33801
WHO:  Students grades 6-12 and their families & Business leaders and interested community volunteers

This event is free and open to the public, space is limited, so registration is strongly encouraged. Call (863) 688-8551 ext. 229 or email rfortier@lakelandchamber.com to RSVP or register online at http://bit.ly/2uGLnZX .
 
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy provides students in grades 6-12 with the knowledge and skills they need to start and run their own business. No business experience is needed – just creativity, enthusiasm, dedication and lots of effort.
 
The local chapter of the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce will accept up to 20 students; the application deadline is Friday, September 15. Classes will take place 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Southeastern University beginning in October. The tuition for the program is $495. There are some need-based scholarships available. The program offers the opportunity to participate in the YEA! Saunders Scholars Competition with the chance to win college scholarships. The application for the Polk County program is available at https://yeausa.wufoo.com/forms/z1s0mvgj0gb2hwv/

 

Event Sponsors:
Location:

My Office & More
122 E Main St
Lakeland, FL  33801

Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Contact Information:
Rebecca Fortier (863) 688-8551 x229
Fees/Admission:
Free, registration suggested
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