Isabelle May, Charming Wine Charms & Mentor, Maureen Tarrant Fitzgerald

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Winner at Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs, Age Category 6-11 At age 11, Isabelle May has already founded her second business. “My friend Sarah and I started Funky Flip Flops when we were seven,” says the serial entrepreneur, and she used the skills she gained to build a winning company. Recognizing a business opportunity when she saw a hostess using wine …

RJ Duarte, Green Worx Landscaping & Lawn Service & Mentor Jeremy Ostermiller

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Winner at Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs, Age Category 12-15 RJ Duarte (15) was just eight years old when he inherited an eight-yard lawn mowing business from his brother. By his third season, “I got serious and invested my savings back into my business.” A second year of plowing profits into his business yielded a client-base of 30, but the young entrepreneur was thinking bigger still. …

InTune String Ensemble & Mentors Chuck Morris and Danny Sax

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Winners at Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs, Age Category 16-21 Ethan Durell – Viola | Madeline “Maddie” Gesi – Viola | Eloise Hodges – Violin | Natalie Hodges – Violin | Ben Roberts – Cello | Grace Willis – Violin In a unique twist on social venture capitalism, these dedicated teens turned their musical talent into thousands of dollars every year for charities that help children. …

Golfing for a Good Cause – When Adults Play, Kids Win!

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Young Americans Center was thrilled to be the beneficiary of the 2015 Rolling Hills Golf Classic, an annual event held by The Foundation at Rolling Hills.  Rolling Hills Members, corporate sponsors, and guests filled the club house and greens for the Gala on Saturday, June 27 and the Tournament on Monday, June 29. The theme for this year’s Golf Classic …

Spring Shopping Starts!

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Just in time to shop for Mother’s Day and graduation, Young Americans is hosting our annual Spring Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace. This unique event kicks off spring with more than 50 youth businesses showcasing their products. Come with the whole family to shop from these entrepreneurs, ages 6 to 21. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Saturday, April 18 – Denver 3550 …

Crazy Numbers of Classes

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April is Financial Literacy Month and that means that we have LOTS of classes we’re hosting for all different age groups.  Saturdays are full of one-hour classes that focus on different financial lessons for bank customers of all ages.  Here’s the complete schedule for April: April 4: Savings Game (ages 9-12) April 11: Coin Carnival (ages 3-5) April 11: Smart …

Success Strategies for Young Entreprneurs

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Success Strategies for NEW participants is a class at Young Americans to answer any questions and provide guidance for day-of marketplace operations. Several first time participants attended this class last Saturday, including Madeline, 8, of Box Art, and Jaden, 12, the sole owner of Deodorant Dude. I am excited to try some tamales from Rio, 12, of Tio Rio Tamales. …

April Financial Literacy Month Activities

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April is Financial Literacy Month and boy do we should have a lot planned!  There are classes and activities and tour and a Marketplace.  Wow!  See below for the schedule and be sure to check our website for updates. Classes April 4, 2015 Savings Game (ages 9-12)- An interactive game where kids discuss ways to save money and learn how …

Girl Scout Badge Class Payment

Payment Once your troop has attended a badge class, you can issue payment online.  Payment cannot be accepted until after the class is complete and you have received an invoice.  This is because we do not want to charge you money for any scouts unable to attend.

Reflections on the Year

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This past year was tremendous for Young Americans Center. It may have gone by in the blink of an eye or seemed like a whirlwind at times. Yet, in retrospect, it was profoundly successful. There were first time events that premiered, annual events that thrived, and many plans that had been put in place years ago came into fruition. Some …