Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars Applicants

Young Americans Center for Financial Education is proud of the amazing youth business owners who have applied for the Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars business competition!  Learn more about each below.  Many have online shops or websites where you can support these hard-working entrepreneurs! 2020 Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars Applicants 3ND Glass Ethan Davis’ experience visiting the Chihuly exhibit at the ...
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YouthBiz Partner Offers Virtual Summer Program for Teens

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For a second summer, YouthBiz is partnering with Read More Co for their Stay F.R.E.S.H.™Entrepreneur Program.   This eight-week session is great for teens who already have a business, are thinking about and want to start a business, or are completely new to the concept of entrepreneurship. Virtual sessions take place on Thursdays this summer from 12:00-1:30pm and only cost …

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YouthBiz Helps Kids Have Fun at Home

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In our current environment, YouthBiz has moved much of its programming online so that aspiring entrepreneurs can participate safely at home.  Last month’s Secret Garden Garnishes was a fun introduction to garden art! There were nine participants in the workshop, ranging in age from six to thirteen.  Youth received all supplies via mail in advance, and for some, receiving mail …

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Former Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars Winner Turns Talent into Hope

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Thirteen-year-old Hannah Reyes is providing hope and help to communities throughout Denver through her business, HER Designs.  Sewing a total of 600 face masks in the last two months, Hannah has donated more than a third of them to local nonprofits. In the basement “shop” she’s created in her family’s Greenwood Village home, Hannah typically sews fabric rosettes that she …

Birdcall Social Distance Fundraising

Social Distance Fundraising

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Dine at Birdcall to support hands-on financial education! All day on Monday, May 25, 25% of all food and beverage purchases at Birdcall go to Young Americans Center for Financial Education, home of Young AmeriTowne, International Towne and YouthBiz! Customers must use the promotion code denverlove. Order Birdcall online for curbside or in-store pick-up.  Or, place an order in-store at …

Young Americans COVID-19 Updates

Janet Redwine Bank, Classes + Camps, Donate, Events, General, Get Involved, International Towne, Programs, Spark Change, Young AmeriTowne, YouthBiz 3 Comments

Thank you for your support of Young Americans Center for Financial Education and Young Americans Bank.  The safety and health of our customers and constituents is our top priority, and so we are doing our part to follow guidelines set forth by health and school district officials.  Please know that we are taking precautions to help us all stay healthy, …

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Former YouthBiz Stars are now successful Denver business owners

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In 2010, when Taylor Palmie and Tanner Barkin were juniors in high school, they took a chance.  The two started a small screen-printing business out of Tanner’s garage, and they dreamed about being the next Burton or Vans.  Screen-printing was a fun hobby, and Taylor notes, “We made things at this point because we wanted to; for us and not …

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Five Tips for a Standout Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars Application

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Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars applications are now available online!  This annual business competition honors the best young entrepreneurs in Colorado with cash prizes, up to $5,000, and a year-long mentorship with a Colorado business leader.  After reading through hundreds of applications over the years, we’re bringing you are our five tips for creating a standout application. Tip #1 – Tell …

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YouthBiz Virtual Programs

Spark curiosity, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit by participating in a variety of YouthBiz virtual programs. Online Marketplace Discover additional virtual program opportunities here.
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YouthBiz Virtual Workshops

Learn Entrepreneurship at YouthBiz Virtually Guided YouthBiz Virtual Workshops help young entrepreneurs explore business ownership and make their existing business even better!  Browse current opportunities below. Registration Information If this is your first class with us, click the Register button below.  Then your first step will be to click "New Family Enrollment" to create a new account for your family. ...