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Colorado Youth Entrepreneurs Win Awards

Nine businesses, owned by youth ages 6-21, received awards at the 11th annual Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs dinner and awards ceremony held at the Seawell Grand Ballroom last night.

 
PRLog - Sep. 7, 2012 - Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs is a Colorado youth business competition sponsored by Allstate Foundation and CoBank, and hosted by Young Americans Center for Financial Education.  


The winning businesses, one in each age category, 6-11, 12-15 and 16-21, received $1,000 and were paired with a Presenting Mentor, a professional business person committed to encouraging the next generation of business owners in Colorado. Two finalists in each age category won $250.

Winners & Presenting Mentors:
   Maia Drugmand, age 10, Turtles4Tots: a non-profit selling shell turtles and crabs to raise money for Make-a-Wish
Mentor: Nancy Phillips, Founder and COO, ViaWest
   Lyla Padden age 12, Flour Gal: catered cupcakes made from scratch
Mentor: Kent Thiry, CEO, DaVita
   Taylor Palmie and Tanner Barkin, 18 & 19, Alkaline Clothing Company: screen printed t-shirts and clothing with uniquely created designs
Mentor: Curt Richardson, Founder and CEO, OtterBox

Finalists:
6-11:   Lily, Chloe and Sophie Warren, 11, 10 & 7, Sweet Bee Lipbalm; Zac Stahlht and Andrew Hageman, 11 & 11, ZARL Inc.
12-15:   Andrew and Garrett Breeling, 14 & 12, A&G Fused Glass; Santiago Gonzalez, 14, Hicaduda
16-21:   Dillon Lauritzen, 17, Cache Reptiles, LLC; Mia Lynn Palaez and Cheyenne Costa, 15 & 16, Everything Girls Imaginable

Celebration for Young Entrepreneurs benefits the programs of Young Americans Center for Financial Education, a nonprofit that reaches 40,000 youth every year through hands-on programs and real-life experiences that develop financial literacy in youth.  Visit www.yacenter.org to learn more.

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State/Province:Colorado - United States
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