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AmeriTowne On the Road in Grand Junction

By: Amanda Krische Published: September 10th, 2015
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Young AmeriTowne On the Road will make Grand Junction its home for the next three weeks.  This is the first time Young Americans Center has been able to deliver its Young AmeriTowne program to Grand Junction-area students in or near their… Read the rest

What’s New in Young AmeriTowne

By: Janet Redwine Published: September 7th, 2015
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Young AmeriTowne is celebrating 25 years of teaching young people all about economics in a fun, hands-on way!  Since 1990, more than 347,771 future doctors, graphic artists, technicians and accountants have walked through our doors, and we expect to see… Read the rest

Sponsor Spotlight: MarkWest Energy Partners

By: Janet Redwine Published: August 31st, 2015
HQ Volunteer station

MarkWest Energy Partners is a relatively new supporter of Young Americans Center, but their last three years of partnership has helped create an inviting and exciting Towne environment for students, parents, and teachers. MarkWest sponsors the Volunteer Station at Young… Read the rest

Sponsor Spotlight: Xcel Energy

By: Janet Redwine Published: August 10th, 2015

Each month, Young Americans Center highlights an outstanding sponsor in our “Spotlight” series.  This month’s sponsor helps introduce students to careers in the energy industry as well as how to incorporate energy savings tips into their homes and businesses. Xcel… Read the rest

Youth Biz Summer Forum

By: Maura McInerney Published: August 6th, 2015
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On Wednesday July 22nd, 2015 the graduation and business forum for the summer class of Aspiring Entrepreneurs (AE) and Emerging Entrepreneurs (EE) took place at YouthBiz in Five Points. Two classrooms full of AEs set up displays and also had… Read the rest

Summing Up Summer Camps 2015

By: Amanda Krische Published: July 30th, 2015
Jordan and Shirley Mae

Summer Camp 2015 has come to an end; but what an exciting summer it has been!!  For starters, 994 campers attended a camp this year, the highest attendance Young Americans Center has ever seen!  Young Americans Center ran 13 summer… Read the rest

Sponsor Spotlight: University of Denver

By: Jody Phillips Published: July 27th, 2015
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This month our Sponsor Spotlight Blog highlights our partnership with the University of Denver, sponsor of the College at our Young AmeriTowne Denver location. When student citizens visit the College, they are struck by the dynamic and exciting environment created… Read the rest