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Entrepreneur Success: Sweet Bee Sisters

By: Maura McInerney Published: March 10th, 2014
The Sweet Bee Sisters show off their check as finalists in 2012.

Last September, we recognized many different entrepreneurs and businesses for their amazing work and business acumen.  Lily, Sophie, and Chloe Warren of Sweet Bee Sisters have been running their business for several years.  They create fantastic lip balm and lotions… Read the rest



An Alumni Perspective

By: Katie Payer Published: February 6th, 2014
Kalen was on the 2007-2008 Youth Advisory Board (front row, fourth from left).

Kalen Acquisto was a long-time participant in everything Young Americans.  From an early age, she held a bank account and participated in a variety of classes and activities.  As a Program Associate at the El Pomar Foundation, Kalen is expanding… Read the rest



Entrepreneur Success: Peetz Perks

By: Katie Payer Published: February 3rd, 2014
The students of Peetz Perks are open for business.

  In September 2013, Peetz Perks became the first winner of the new “Affiliated Category” in the Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs business competition. Young Americans created this category to recognize the many businesses started by large groups, schools, scout troops,… Read the rest





Entrepreneur Success: Fragile Glory Impressions

By: Maura McInerney Published: October 31st, 2013
Mary Sorteberg was paired up with Colleen Abdoulah of WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone.

The Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs was a huge success, and want to share some of our favorite moments.  After applying to the competition four different times, Mary Sorteberg finally won!  Learn more about her here. Meet Fragile Glory Impressions Mary… Read the rest



Entrepreneur Success: ZARL, Inc.

By: Maura McInerney Published: October 24th, 2013
Andrew Hageman and Zac Stahlhut were paired up with Chad McWhinney of McWhinney.

You may have missed our Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs, but we can share the acceptance speech from one of our winners, and the great video that introduces them and their prestigious mentor. Meet ZARL, Inc. Andrew Hageman and Zac Stahlhut,… Read the rest