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ReBuildUp Booth at GSO City Market Thurs 8/18

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Join ReBuildUp this Thursday, August 18th 6-9pm at the Greensboro City Market.

We’ll be showing off food grown in our Portable Gardens to build support for expanding Classroom to Food Pantry Pipelines (CFPP) into more Guilford County schools.

This event averages crowds of 2,000-3,000 every third Thursday in the summer.  Games, Food, Music, and More for everyone!

4/11: ReBuildUp @ Elon University School of Law’s Leadership Academy

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Thank you to Elon University’s School of Law for allowing ReBuildUp to lead the Leadership Academy session on growing small business and entrepreneurship.

The Saturday, April 11th, 2015 day long event at Elon University’s Downtown Greensboro campus featured undergrad college leaders from six area colleges going over issues facing Greensboro to provide their own fresh ideas.  The annual Leadership Academy is part of Elon’s Leadership Fellows Program.

REGISTRATION REMINDER: 2/21 ReBuildUp Course @ Central Library sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting

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THIS FRIDAY, FEB. 6TH @ 5PM IS THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR STUDENT PARTICIPATION

Schools who’ve submitted their full roster list (up to 3 students)

• Ben L Smith High School
• Wesleyan Christian Academy

QUALIFIER EVENT – On Saturday, February 21st, Central Library in Downtown Greensboro will be hosting the ReBuildUp Course from 1:00-5:30pm to select the 8 finalists for the PitchPocalypse pitching contest held the following Thursday, February 26th 6-8pm also at Central Library.This event is sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting with Shift, the Nussbaum Center’s Entrepreneur Group, helping coordinate volunteers.

The ReBuildUp Course introduces players to the fundamentals of starting their own small business.  It involves participating schools each sending up to three of their students who show an interest in entrepreneurship to play on their school’s behalf.

RT-ItemsAll four ReBuildUp games will be played: Million Dollar Idea, Economy, Jr., Pitch Drill, and The Cashless Incubator.

Contact Us for details on how your teen can participate.  Friday at 5pm, February 6th is the sign up deadline.

SPG-Logo-RT-150The ReBuildUp Course is part of ReBuildUp’s Startup Program.

PICS: 1/27 MDI @ Hemphill Library sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting

Here are the pictures from Tuesday, January 27th’s Million Dollar Idea card game event at Hemphill Library that finished up with a “sudden death” final round sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting with organizing help from Shift, the Nussbaum Center’s Entrepreneur group.

Hemphill-1-474 The game is on.

Hemphill-2-474 Sudden death round for who had the most market share.

Hemphill-3-474 The players deciding who the winner is for the best “Million Dollar” product idea.

1/27: MDI @ Hemphill Library sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting

Crest-MDI-HEMPHILL-I-300PUBLIC (FREE) EVENT – On Tuesday, January 27th, Hemphill Library will host the Million Dollar Idea card game from 6-7pm.

MDI is a card game that has players take turns being a customer while the other players try to convince them to purchase their products accumulating market share in the process.

There are two ways to win by either having the most market share at the end of the game (combined money and resources) or coming up with the best product idea in the game.

This event is sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting with organizing help from Shift, the Nussbaum Center’s Entrepreneur group.

1/13: MDI @ Glenwood Library sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting

Crest-MDI-GLENWOOD-I-300PUBLIC EVENT – On Tuesday, January 13th Glenwood Library will host the Million Dollar Idea card game from 6-7pm.

MDI has players pitch other players on products and services they think customers will like accumulating market share in the process.

There are two ways to win by either having the most market share at the end of the game (combined money and resources) or coming up with the best product idea in the game.

This event is sponsored by Michael Robinson Accounting with organizing help from Shift, the Nussbaum Center’s Entrepreneur group.

Thanks for 2014 (32 Events in All)!

2014-event-banner-600Big thanks to all of the volunteers and sponsors in 2014 who helped make our 32 ReBuildUp events for approximately 500 participants possible.  Special nod to sponsors Summit Credit Union and Greensboro Municipal Credit Union who sponsored several events throughout the year.  Greensboro Public Library was also a major help by hosting 17 of these 32 eventsClick Here for details and pictures of each event.

So again, much appreciation and looking forward to making an impact in 2015!

New Card Game and January 2015 Events

MDI-Logo-300ReBuildUp will be debuting a new card game for 2-8 players (great for families) that teaches about salesmanship, cost of goods sold, and gross margins in a fun way.  It works great as a pre-Economy, Jr. game and with a few extra card decks, you can have a tournament with up to 32 players at a time.

Teens in Greensboro are invited to come out and play on Tuesdays January 13th through 27th at Greensboro Library’s Glenwood, McGirt-Horton, and Hemphill branches.  Visit our Events page for specific dates and times.

ReBuildUp Nation Podcast : On Hiatus

ICON-ReBuildUp-Nation-300The ReBuildUp Nation Podcast is now on hiatus to free up much needed time and resources for other ReBuildUp projects namely the upcoming Teen Entrepreneur Fall Series taking place from October to mid-November at all 8 Greensboro Library Branches with a cash prize going to 1st place at the final events along with prizes for 2nd and 3rd place.

A series of Economy, Jr. events from mid-September to mid-October is being considered as part of this series so if you’ve got a school, congregation, or youth group in the Greensboro area interested, Contact Us because we may be able to find a sponsor to hold an event for your teens.