Economic Literacy Summer Series at Greensboro Public Library sponsored by Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union

gso-summer-logo-285-v2ReBuildUp is happy to announce the Economic Literacy Summer Series at Greensboro Public Library sponsored by Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union at all seven library branch locations starting June 7th and finishing up August 5th.

ReBuildUp will be promoting the Summer Series at the Teen Summit this Saturday, May 31st from 3-6pm at the Greensboro Cultural Center on 200 N. Davie St. in Greensboro.

The following is a list of the dates, times, locations and programs of the Summer Series:
Event ImageKathleen Clay Library – Saturday, June 7th @ 2-3:30pm
Greensboro, NC
Economy, Jr.
RSVP by calling 336-373-2923

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Hemphill Library
– Tuesday, June 17th @ 6:30-8:00
Greensboro, NC
Economy, Jr.

RSVP by calling 336-373-2925

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Benjamin Library
– Saturday, June 21st @ 10:30am-1:00pm
Greensboro, NC
Jobs Course (Economy, Jr. plus Pitch Drill)
RSVP by calling 336-373-7540

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McGirt-Horton
– Thursday, July, 17th @ 6-7:30pm
Greensboro, NC
Economy, Jr.
RSVP by calling 336-373-5810

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Vance Chavis
– Thursday, July 24th @ 6-7:30pm
Greensboro, NC
Economy, Jr. (this is the Jobs Course held as a series)
RSVP by calling 336-373-5838

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Glenwood Library
– Saturday, July 26th @ 2-3:30pm
Greensboro, NC
Economy, Jr.
RSVP by calling 336-297-5000

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Vance Chavis
– Thursday, July 31st @ 6-7:30pm
Greensboro, NC
Pitch Drill (this is the Jobs Course held as a series)
RSVP by calling 336-373-5838

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Central Library
– Tuesday, August 5th @ 6-7:30pm
Greensboro, NC
Economy, Jr.
RSVP by calling 336-373-2471

ReBuildUp @ Teen Summit Saturday, May 31st 3-6pm

Poster Greensboro Teen Summit 2014 300Click for printable pdf

Come out to the Teen Summit at the  Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. this Saturday afternoon to learn more about ReBuildUp’s programs in person as we help promote the Economic Literacy Summer Series at the Greensboro Public Library table.

“The City of Greensboro is hosting a Teen Summit from 3-6 pm Saturday, May 31 at the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. Free food and refreshments will be served for all teenagers present from 4-5 pm, along with music and entertainment. The Teen Summit will help inform teens on what programs, events, and activities are available throughout the summer. More than 15 local service providers will be on hand with information for teens and providing guidance on such things as career development and how to become a leader in your community.”

Click here for more details.

ReBuildUp Nation : Startup Calendar May 28th thru June 3rd (simulcast on WQFS 90.9FM)

ICON-ReBuildUp-Nation-Episode-June-700Take part in SLAM! Ideas Open Mic, Capital Connects, FabLocker’s Hackerspace Open Night, Triad Startup Lab, Fast Facts on Starting a Business from SBC and the rundown on upcoming events and the Cashless Incubator.  This episode is being simulcast on WQFS 90.9 FM Guilford College Radio.

Show Notes / Mentioned Events:
Startup Calendar
Wednesday May 28th to Tuesday June 3rd

– WEDNESDAY –

SLAM! Ideas Open Mic
8:00-9:30am
Geeksboro
Greensboro, NC
http://www.1000ideas4.us

Triad Startup Lab
Launch your business – Sign Up Here
http://startuplab2014.com


– THURSDAY –

YWCA
Economy, Jr. (Private Event)
Greensboro, NC
https://www.rebuildup.com/events

Capital Connects – Matchmaker
5:30-7:30pm
South Campus of The Gateway University Research Park
Greensboro, NC
http://www.greensboropartnership.org


– MONDAY –

Fab Locker
Open House | 7:00pm
Winston-Salem, NC
http://www.fablocker.org

Triad Startup Lab
First Day of 10 week series
http://startuplab2014.com


– TUESDAY –

GTCC SBC
Fast Facts on Starting a Business | 6:00 to 8:00 PM
High Point Public Library
High Point, NC
http://www.ncsbc.net


– COMING UP NEXT WEEK –

SHIFT
Monthly Meeting | 6:00 to 7:00 PM
Nussbaum Center
Greensboro, NC
http://www.shifthere.org

Greensboro Hackerspace / The Forge
First Thursday Meeting of the Month | 7:00 to 8:00 PM
The Forge
Greensboro, NC
http://www.greensborohackerspace.org/


– BUY LOCAL –

Triad Local First’s Mobile Directory
Triad
http://triadlocalfirst.com


– REGISTRATION DEADLINES –

Triad Start Up Lab
Greensboro, NC
http://startuplab2014.com


– CASHLESS INCUBATOR OPPORTUNITIES –

https://www.rebuildup.com/available

 

Economy, Jr. @ YWCA 5/29 Sponsored by Parties 2 Dye 4


PRIVATE EVENT – On Thursday, May 29th, participants of the yWorld after school  program created by the Greensboro YWCA will be playing “Economy, Jr.” where players play as a customer spending a month’s paycheck from their chosen career on necessities such as housing, groceries, child care, and more without going bankrupt.  This event will be held after school at Jackson Middle School in Greensboro, NC.

Parties 2 Dye 4 is sponsoring the event with Shift, the Nussbaum Center’s startup group, providing assistance.

Internship Opportunity – Gourmet Cookies

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If you live in Alamance County, take advantage of this “sweet” internship in the Cashless Incubator.   Experience with starting a home based business along with free baked goods and taste testing new flavors make this a great gig.

You can sign up by clicking here.

See what else is available by going to the NC Triad CI page and contact us if you have any questions about applying or listing your own internship.

VIDEO: Jobs Course @ Nussbaum Center June 14th Sponsored by Summit Credit Union


PUBLIC (FREE) EVENT – On Saturday, June 14th, teenagers are welcome to come out to the Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship from 1-3:30pm to take part in ReBuildUp’s Jobs Course where they’ll play Economy, Jr., an Economic Literacy game, and Pitch Drill, a fast paced business plan and pitching contest.


By completing both games, players will be eligible to enter their own business concepts to the Cashless Incubator for review by area businesses in hopes of landing internships, jobs, or resources for their startup idea.  Participants of the Jobs Course will not have to pay the minimal signup fee to enter the Cashless Incubator for six months thanks to a generous donation by Summit Credit Union.

Summit Credit Union is sponsoring the event with Shift, the Nussbaum Center’s startup group, providing assistance.

ICON-Tab-Business-Signup-155For business owners, consider taking part by listing any available internships, jobs, or resources you’re willing to barter in exchange for skills.  This will provide the newly economically literate graduates of ReBuildUp’s Jobs Course opportunities to apply for to further their futures.  Sign up by Clicking Here.

If you have a teenager that can benefit from economic and entrepreneur literacy along with having an opportunity at an internship, job, or resources for their own startups through the Cashless Incubator, please come out for the event at:

Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship
1451 South Elm Eugene St
Greensboro, NC 27406

Calculators provided.  Bring your own pen/pencil.

RSVP by filling out this form:
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PICTURES: 5/13 Economy, Jr. @ Step Up Ministries Sponsored by Parties 2 Dye 4

Fun Economy, Jr. event last Tuesday on May 13th at Step Up Ministries thanks to our sponsor Parties 2 Dye 4 and volunteer organizer the Diva Network.   Without further ado, the photos:

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Shrewd Merchants

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Game on!

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Yet another transaction

VIDEO: Pitch Drill @ StepUp Ministries May 20th Sponsored by Parties 2 Dye 4


PRIVATE EVENT – On Tuesday, May 20th, participants of the “Be Good To Yourself” Teen Mentor program at Step Up Ministries will be playing “Pitch Drill” a fast paced introduction to business plans and pitching by having them develop and present a profitable solution for a specific problem before a panel of volunteer judges.

Parties 2 Dye 4 is sponsoring the event with the Diva Network helping organize the event.

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VIDEO: Economy, Jr. @ Mulch Tank May 17th Sponsored by Mulch Tank


PUBLIC (FREE) EVENT – On Saturday, May 17th, ages 11 on up to adults in Spartanburg, SC are welcome at the Mulch Tank to play “Economy, Jr.” where players gain insight into both sides of the economic coin by having them choose at the start of the game whether they want to play as a customer spending a month’s paycheck from their chosen career on necessities such as housing, groceries, child care, and more or as a merchant running a business needing to make enough sales to cover this month’s overhead.

Mulch Tank, the go to Business and Leadership Center in Spartanburg, is not only hosting, but also sponsoring the event with eVision Corp providing volunteer assistance.

RSVP for this free event by going to mulchtank.com

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Pitch Drill @ Noble Academy May 15th Sponsored by Parties 2 Dye 4

rebuildup_CRESTS-Noble-5-15-14-PDi-300PRIVATE EVENT – On Thursday, May 15th, selected students at Noble Academy will be playing “Pitch Drill” a fast paced introduction to business plans and pitching by having you develop and present a profitable solution for a specific problem before a panel of volunteer judges.

Parties 2 Dye 4, specializing in throwing your next Tie Dye Party, is sponsoring the event with Shift, the Nussbaum Center’s startup group, providing assistance.

Two of the event judges will be:

Bryan Bowers, Creative Director
Bluezoom { Advertising, Design, Chemistry }
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Louis Judge III, Director of Technology Transfer
NC A&T Economic Development
ncat.edu

Curriculum Development focused on Health and Entrepreneurship