Schomp Parts & Service Shop

Sponsor Spotlight: Real-World Learning in the Schomp Parts & Service Shop

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Today was a busy day in the Young AmeriTowne Parts and Service Shop named, “You Break It Me Fix It.”  Employees performed maintenance for vehicles in Towne and sold lollipops and sunglasses to their customers.  If it weren’t for the size of the shop and the age of the workers, who are all fifth graders at Aurora Academy, you would …

Sponsor Spotlight: Shop from YouthBiz Entrepreneurs at Cherry Creek Shopping Center

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There’s a brand-new space for makers at Cherry Creek Shopping Center, and Young Americans Center for Financial Education is thrilled to be a part of it!  The District Shops showcase artwork, products, and services from local artisans and small business owners. Within this unique space, you’ll also find products from four YouthBiz entrepreneurs.  Brenden Coney, age 17, started Elevations Creations when …

AmeriTowne volunteers from Fidelity

Sponsor Spotlight: Fidelity gives time, talent, and treasure

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As part of their preparation for Young AmeriTowne, students learn that philanthropy means giving one’s time, talent, or treasure to help the public good.  When they become citizens of Young AmeriTowne, students can put this learning into action by donating their personal or business profits to the Donation Station! Volunteers from Fidelity Investments in Colorado helped to reinforce this concept …

Investment Company Advisor

Sponsor Spotlight: Cambiar helps answer, “What is Investing Anyway?”

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Young Americans Center for Financial Education strives to teach youth about how to responsibly manage their finances.  Part of this lesson involves the concept of investing, a topic that parents and teachers often shy away from due to their own misunderstandings or lack of knowledge about this subject.  The Young AmeriTowne program, in partnership with Cambiar Investors, simplifies investing into …

“i’m lovin’ it” – Why Young Americans loves McDonalds

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Can you imagine a world without the Big Mac? Or Chicken McNuggets? Or Happy Meals? Luckily, back in 1954, a man named Ray Kroc discovered a small burger restaurant in California, and wrote the first page of McDonald’s history. From that humble start as a small restaurant, McDonald’s has become one of the world’s leading foodservice retailers with more than …

Sponsor Spotlight: KeyBank

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This month our sponsor spotlight is highlighting our partnership with KeyBank.  KeyBank is the sponsor of The Bank at our Young AmeriTowne Headquarters location, and their recent shop revamp ensures an authentic experience for our 5th grade bankers. They will be the presenting sponsors of our second AmeriTowne On the Road, which we hope will be operational in the Denver Metro …

Sponsor Spotlight: Comcast

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Without our community partners and sponsors our programs could not be possible. Comcast is our featured sponsor in our monthly “Sponsor Spotlight” series. Close up: Comcast Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company. Comcast Cable is the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to …

Sponsor Spotlight: CoBank

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Tremendous community partners and sponsors that make all of our programs possible.  We’re starting a series called “Sponsor Spotlight” that will highlight how these sponsors are making an impact in communities – and especially with Young Americans. Getting to know: CoBank Although CoBank is one of the top 25 largest banks in the U.S. and has been named one of the “World’s 50 …