NEWSLETTER – FEBRUARY 2015

Student Entrepreneurs Selling at Area Farmers Markets

Perfect your pitch, gain real sales experience, and make some cash! High school and middle school student entrepreneurs can sign up to be part of Entrepreneur Institute’s Young Entrepreneur Market and run a booth during Saturday farmers markets at Shaker Square, Crocker Park, or Hudson. Visit www.youngentrepreneurmarket.org for the full schedule and more info! Contact Reka Barabas at rbarabas@us.edu to reserve a spot!

Free Entrepreneurship Speaker Event

montessori-hs-logoMontessori High School at University Circle Presents: James Levin on Art as an Economic Engine on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 6:00pm, at the Western Reserve Historical Society.

Please join Montessori High School at University Circle at 6:00pm for hors d’oeuvres, followed by Levin’s presentation at 6:30pm. This event is free and open to the public, but your RSVP is requested by Wednesday, March 4. Click here to RSVP.

James Levin founded Cleveland Public Theatre in 1981. Levin co-founded and, from 2004 to 2011, served as the creative spark and director of Ingenuity, the Cleveland Festival of Art and Technology. A civic and arts activist, Levin also launched the Gordon Square Arts District restoration project, the Cleveland Bridge Project, the annual One World Festival in Rockefeller Park, and Famicos CARES: LegalWorks in Glenville. Levin served as the director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Wooster from 2009 to 2012 and was awarded the Cleveland Arts Prize Bergman Award for “community impact” in 2012.

Montessori High School at University Circle’s second annual entrepreneurship speaker event is made possible through its participation in the Veale Youth Entrepreneurship Forum and its partnership with the Western Reserve Historical Society.

Entrepreneurship Educator Award

All of you ambassadors, as well all other entrepreneurship educators, are eligible to win $1,000! Share your success educating young people about entrepreneurship in a video no longer than 120 seconds and submit it to the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) by March 31, 2015. Tell your story and be rewarded. Click here for all the details and to upload your video. On the site you can see the video from the last winner. You are, in essence, showing a case study that other educators can learn from. We wish that every one of you would submit your story!