Beat from the Branch: Trunk or Treat Green Valley Ranch

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Come join Young Americans Bank on our annual Trunk-or-Treat!  This family friendly event will consist of funny to scary costumes, delicious Treats & Candy and fun games.  We would love to see as many monsters, superheroes, princesses, and all other costumes as possible.  This year’s Trunk-or-Treat will be held at the Evie Dennis Campus.  Don’t miss out on this fun …

Beat from the Branch: Find Halloween Treats at the Belmar Boo!

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Yeah! Its sweater weather season, meaning all of our favorite fall traditions should be arriving soon! This year, the Belmar Branch of Young Americans Bank is starting a new tradition: we are super excited to be part of Belmar Boo! It will be held at the Belmar Shopping Plaza (464 South Teller St, Lakewood, CO 80226) from 11am to 2pm.  Come …

Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars 6-11 Winner: The Lucky Penny

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“What could be cheaper than pennies,” thought Liam Lennon, and a business idea was born! Liam’s business The Lucky Penny creates custom items out of pennies that commemorate special events. His collection of pennies dates back to 1909, so he’s able to make keychains, bracelets and necklaces for just about any request. In working with his mentor Scott Wylie this year, Liam hopes to add online …

Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars 12-15 Winner: Rudspice

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Emily Rudnick started small—creating the perfect blend of spices in the kitchen with her father to flavor her family’s meals. Two years later, this project has grown into a profitable business that has sold more than 1,000 bottles of Rudspice. Ruspice is a proprietary blend of spices created from 15 exotic ingredients. “Its uses are pretty universal,” notes Emily, who particularly enjoys the flavor on scrambled …

Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars 16-21 Winner: Elevation Creations

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Brenden Coney is an entrepreneur who solved a big problem—how can a middle schooler make money? Too young to hold a job, then 13-year-old Brenden asked his father to teach him how to do basic woodworking. Over the next five years, this seed of an idea grew into an impressive business. Elevation Creations, which is on track to gross nearly $180,000 this year, sells cutting boards …

Denver Startup Week Youth Pass off to a great start!

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This year marks our 2nd year in partnership with Denver Startup Week and Junior Achievement to bring Youth Pass to Denver-area youth! On Tuesday, September 25, YouthBiz entrepreneurs between the ages of 6 and 18 years sold their products and pitched their business to adult entrepreneurs. There were 21 businesses there, ranging from lip balms to handbags.  All showcased their products, …

Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars Guest Registration

Please RSVP by Friday, September 13, 2019. Use this form to register as a guest for the Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars business competition and gala, benefitting Young Americans Center for Financial Education. Please note: This form is only used for table sponsor guests. If you would like to attend or sponsor the event, please visit the Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars ...

Young Americans Center Announces Top Youth Businesses

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Young Americans Center for Financial Education has named this year’s top youth businesses in Colorado.  The announcement was made on Tuesday, July 17 at Young Americans Center in Cherry Creek at the Meet the Stars Party. An independent panel of judges evaluated applications of youth, ages 6-21, before selecting this year’s nine finalists: 6-11 years old: HER Design Store – …

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Shop local holiday gifts at YouthBiz Marketplace – Saturday, December 2

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Young Americans Center for Financial Education invites the community to support local, youth-owned businesses by shopping at the YouthBiz Marketplace this Saturday, December 2 from 10am-2pm. Shoppers will find exquisite gifts, including beaded jewelry, greeting cards, bath products, home baked goodies, artwork, and more, hand-made a sold by youth.  There are 66 vendors signed up to participate, ranging in age from …

Beat from the Branch: Trunk or Treat at Green Valley Ranch

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Hello and happy fall from the Far North East Branch! We are super exited to invite you to the annual Green Valley Ranch Trunk-or-Treat this coming Saturday October 28, 2017.  This year’s Trunk-or-Treat will be held at the GVR Beer Garden parking lot (4995 Argonne St.).  Sponsored by the Green Valley Ranch Metropolitan District and the GVR Beer Garden, the …