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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







Rural Entrepreneurs Are a Great Success Too

By: Maura McInerney Published: December 23rd, 2013
Business owners came from 7 countries in Northeast Colorado.

Did you know that Young Americans has a location in Wray, Colorado, near the Kansas/Nebraska border?  Rural Young Americans offers Rural Young AmeriTowne and some fabulous entrepreneurial programs. Initiative, imagination and inspiration describe the 13 budding young business owners who sold… Read the rest