Marisa B at Jeffco School Board

YouthBiz Winner Recognized by School Board

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Marisa B receiving plaqueEvery year the Young American’s Center for Financial Literacy holds a statewide business competition for youth ages 6 to 21 who own and operate their own business. This competition is separated into 3 age categories and based on a variety of aspects of the youth’s business.

On Thursday, November 9, 2023, Jefferson County Public School District had a board meeting, during which Marisa Beck was recognized for her amazing accomplishment of winning the 6-11 age category! Marisa’s company, Funny Balloons, LLC is a service-based business that can be hired for birthday parties and other events to make balloon creations as well as paint Henna tattoos.

Congratulations to Marisa! She is a great representation of the YouthBiz young entrepreneurs around the state! The Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars Business Competition Application for 2024 will open in February of 2024! Learn more about the competition, the application, and our 2023 winners and finalists by visiting

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