Sponsor Spotlight: State Farm creates a “neighborhood of good” in Young AmeriTowne

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The first students of the 2017-18 school year participated in Young AmeriTowne this week!  Traveling from Allendale Elementary in Jefferson County, fourth and fifth graders visited AmeriTowe in Belmar on Tuesday, September 5.  The next day, fifth graders from Buffalo Ridge Elementary in Castle Rock spent a day in AmeriTowne in Denver. Before these young people stepped into Towne, they …

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 …

A Visit from Iraqi Entrepreneurs

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Young Americans has been thrilled to host international guests from the Iraqi “Strengthening an Entrepreneurial Culture” group, organized by the International Visitor Leadership Program, facilitated by WorldDenver in Denver, CO, for the last two years. The International Visitor Leadership Program is an initiative of the United States Department of State that would not be possible without the volunteer time and …

Sizzlin’ Summer Camps 2015

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Brr!  Even though it’s cold outside right now, our staff are warm inside our building planning for summer camps.  We are going to host 13 week-long sessions for 2nd-6th graders, and we can’t wait to welcome in the new batch of summer campers.  Camps kick off the week of June 8, which will be here before you know it.  We’ll …

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 …

Marketplace Magic

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What a phenomenal year this was for our youth business owners.  The community shoppers didn’t do too badly either! With more than 150 businesses participating in two weekends of Marketplaces, December at Young Americans started of strong.  This year’s batch of products were high quality and incredibly diverse.  Shoppers could choose from lego ornaments, cake pops, melted crayon paintings, recorded …

Marketplace Sneak Peek

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Success Strategies is a free class we offer at Young Americans before each Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace to help business owners make a plan to be as successful as possible during the actual event.  Our most recent class was hosted in October 25th, and had some brand-new business owners and their parents join us to learn and share about good vs. …

Prepare to Shop ‘Til You Drop

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Racking your brain for unique and creative gifts this holiday season? Support young business owners while getting your holiday shopping done.  Come to the annual Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace! There will be 175+ different businesses owned by youth ages 6-21 selling homemade goodies, original artwork, handcrafted jewelry and much more! Sat. Dec. 6 from 10-2 in Denver (3550 E. First Avenue …

Staff Stylin’ Shenanigans

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The week of Halloween is always a fun one here at Young Americans.  Our staff members LOVE to dress up, so each day we pick a different theme as go all out!  Check out the photos of some of our staff from throughout the week.  We welcome our customers to join us in our dress-up adventures, so feel free to …