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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