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DEARBORN AREA CHAMBER YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS ACADEMY (YEA!) INFORMATION SESSION
WHAT: The Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Information Session for students currently in grades 7-12, their families, and local business leaders about YEA! YEA! is a yearlong program that guides middle and high school students through launching and running their own real businesses or social movements!
The YEA! application will be available and attendees will learn about the structure, curriculum, and application process for the program. YEA! brochures and applications will also be available at the event.
The application deadline for the YEA! Class of 2014-2015 is September 30, 2014. The application can be downloaded here
WHEN: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
WHERE: Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce
22100 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn, MI 48124
–Students Grades 7-12 and their families
–Business leaders and interested community volunteers
-This event is free and open to the public.
Registration is required for this free information session. Click here or call 313-584-6100 to RSVP.
For more information, please contact the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce by phone at 313-584-6100. Be sure to follow the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce on Facebook at facebook.com/DearbornAreaChamber, on Twitter @DbnAreaChamber and online at www.dearbornareachamber.org for all the latest news and events.
The Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce provides 600+ members with the opportunities and resources to engage and network with other businesses, enhancing financial growth, professional development, and the ability to contribute to a thriving community environment.
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is a groundbreaking and exciting year long class that transforms middle and high school students into real, confident entrepreneurs. Throughout the class, students develop business ideas, write business plans, conduct market research, pitch their plans to a panel of investors, and actually launch and run their own real, legal, fully formed companies and social movements. Founded in 2004 at the University of Rochester with support from the Kauffman Foundation, the Young Entrepreneurs Academy today serves thousands of students in communities across America. For more information about the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, please call 585.272.3535 or visit www.yeausa.org
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness by addressing developments that affect our nation, our economy, and the global business environment.
The U.S. Chamber Foundation and Campaign for Free Enterprise are national sponsors and partners of YEA!, helping to promote the spirit of enterprise among today’s youth and tomorrow’s future leaders.
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Partnership
In 2011, the United States Chamber of Commerce and Campaign for Free Enterprise became a national sponsor and partner of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy to help promote the spirit of enterprise among today’s youth and tomorrow’s future leaders. Through coordination with its network of local chambers of commerce, the U.S. Chamber has helped communities across the country adopt the YEA! program. Together, the Young Entrepreneurs Academy and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are celebrating the power and promise of young people in business and encouraging the next greatest generation to make a job, not just take a job.
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