PICTURES: 11/25 Economy, Jr. @ Grimsley High School sponsored by Summit Credit Union

Sponsored by Summit Credit Union, here’s what the all day Economy, Jr. at Grimsley High School looked like:
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11/25 Economy, Jr. @ Grimsley High School sponsored by Summit Credit Union

rebuildup_CRESTS-GHS-EJ-PTA-1-300PRIVATE EVENT – On Tuesday, November 25th, Economy, Jr. will be held for over 300 Career Tech Students(!) at Grimsley High School.  This all day event will have TEN TIMES the number of players compared to previous single day Economy, Jr. events.  Volunteers are being organized in part by Grimsley PTA with Summit Credit Union as the event sponsor.

PICTURES: Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series Completed sponsored by Summit Credit Union

gsofall-siteThank you again to Summit Credit Union for sponsoring the Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series that ran October 7th to November 4th, 2014 at all Greensboro Public Library Branches.

Here is a recap of events in pictures:

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11/18 PitchPocalypse Postponed to February 2015

rebuildup_CRESTS-PitchPocalypse-2-15-v2-300Due to some delays, we’ll be postponing the PitchPocalypse pitching contest originally planned for Tuesday, November 18th 6-8pm at Central Library to a later date some time in February 2015.

We thank event sponsor Summit Credit Union for their continued support and look forward to the high school event they’ll be sponsoring next week.

11/14 Economy, Jr. @ B’nai Shalom Day School: Round 2

rebuildup_CRESTS-B'NAI-DAY-EJ-2ndRound-v2-300PRIVATE EVENT – On Friday, November 14th, 5th-8th graders at B’nai Shalom Day School will play Round 2 of Economy, Jr.  This round has previous customers play as merchants and vice versa.

PICTURES: TE @ Kathleen Clay Library sponsored by Summit Credit Union

We completed the Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series with our final event at Kathleen Clay Library sponsored by Summit Credit Union.  Here’s some of the action:
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Players going over the rules of Pitch Drill with the judges.
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All four teams making their idea pitch.  Team #2 came out on top at the end.
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Everyone in the middle of the Cashless Incubator game.  Finalist #2 won with their impressive investor pitch.

With the Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series wrapped up, it’s time for players to mail in their entries by the Monday, November 10th deadline for the $300 PitchPocalypse pitching contest on Tuesday, November 18th 6-8pm at Central Library in Downtown Greensboro.

FILMING: 11/4 Teen Entrepreneur @ Kathleen Clay Library sponsored by Summit Credit Union

rebuildup_CRESTS-Kathleen-GSOfalli-TE-300PUBLIC (FREE) EVENT – The final event of the Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series will take place this Tuesday, November 4th 6-8pm at Kathleen Clay Library.  Sponsored by Summit Credit Union, both the Pitch Drill and Cashless Incubator games will be filmed for a news story so teens are invited to come out even if they’ve played before to ensure a good crowd.  Call 336-373-2923 to RSVP or just show up.

And because this is the last event of the series, it’s the final chance for teens to qualify for the $300 PitchPocalypse pitching contest held on Tuesday, November 18th 6-8pm at Central Library.

PICTURES: 10/30 TE @ McGirt-Horton Library sponsored by Summit Credit Union

Good competition between teams in both Pitch Drill and the Cashless Incubator.  This was the 7th event of the series sponsored by Summit Credit Union.
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Teams planning their products during Pitch Drill.
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Team #1 got the win in Pitch Drill and Finalist #2 won out in the Cashless Incubator.  Looking forward to some of their $300 PitchPocalypse contest entries.

Final stop of the Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series will be Kathleen Clay Library on Tuesday, November 4th 6-8pm.  This event will be FILMED for a news story so please come out and take part.  Call 336-373-2923 to RSVP or just show up.

10/30 Teen Entrepreneur @ McGirt-Horton Library sponsored by Summit Credit Union

rebuildup_CRESTS-McGIRT-GSOfalli-TE-300PUBLIC (FREE) EVENT – Next to last stop for the Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series tonight 6-8pm at McGirt-Horton Library sponsored by Summit Credit Union.

Pitch Drill will be followed by the Cashless Incubator and playing both makes you eligible to enter our $300 PitchPocalypse pitching contest.

Call 336-373-2015 to RSVP or just show up.

PICTURES: 10/28 TE @ Hemphill Library sponsored by Summit Credit Union

Fun time with the players at Hemphill Library taking part in the Teen Entrerpreneur Fall Series sponsored by Summit Credit Union.
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Teams work out their business plans during Pitch Drill
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And the pitches… Congrats to Team #4!
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Cashless Incubator in full swing with Finalist #3 taking the prize with their solution for the News & Record headline about the recent Jury Duty Phone Scam.

Next up, McGirt Horton Library on Thursday, October 30th 6-8pm.  Call 336-373-5810 to RSVP or just show up.

Remember that players are automatically eligible to compete in our Tuesday, November 18th 6-8pm $300 PitchPocalypse pitching contest at Central Library.

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