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YES! Weekly promotes ReBuildUp Summer Events

Thank you to YES! Weekly for spreading the word about all the great events we’ll be holding this summer!

“Economic Literacy Series Open to Greensboro Teens”
by Whitney Kenerly

“Summer is all fun and games for a teen until they realize they have no idea how to balance a checkbook. With a heated national discourse around the financial struggles of post-grads squeezed by student debt and low-income jobs, the Greensboro Public Library and Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union have teamed up for an Economic Literacy Summer Series.

The series consists of programs held from June 7 to August 5 designed by ReBuildUp, a company based in Greensboro that provides resources to “inspire the current and next generation of entrepreneurs about economics and business.”

Read the rest of the article by CLICKING HERE

CLICK HERE to view a list of events we have lined up for this summer.

ARTICLE ADDENDUM: Summit Credit Union is the sponsor of the Jobs Course @ Nussbaum Center and Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union is the sponsor of the Economic Literacy Series @ Greensboro Public Library.  ReBuildUp is thankful to both of these sponsors for their generosity in making these events possible.   Thank you again YES! Weekly!

VIDEO: WFMY News 2 Covers ReBuildUp’s Jobs Course @ Nussbaum Center 6/9

This is the video of ReBuildUp’s Jobs Course @ Nussbaum Center on WFMY News 2’s “Good Morning Show” on Monday, June 9th.  This event is generously sponsored by Summit Credit Union.

Learn more and RSVP for the event here.

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WFMY News 2’s “Good Morning Show” to Spotlight ReBuildUp’s Jobs Course 6/9


Watch WFMY News 2’s “Good Morning Show” on Monday, June 9th at 7:20am for the in studio spotlight of ReBuildUp’s Saturday, June 14th Teen Jobs Course at the Nussbaum Center sponsored by Summit Credit Union.
And.Affiliates.Color.w.Tag.CurvesCLICK HERE to learn more about the Jobs Course event and sign up.

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PICTURES: ReBuildUp @ Teen Summit 5/31

Poster Greensboro Teen Summit 2014 300Recap in pictures of ReBuildUp promoting the Economic Literacy Summer Series sponsored by Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union at the Teen Summit near the  Greensboro Cultural Center Saturday, May 31st.
The crowds begin to form.
Nearby booths next to the Greensboro Public Library’s table.
ReBuildUp’s section at the Greensboro Public Library’s table.

PICTURES: Shift June Meeting with Bow Times

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Thanks again to Bow Times for coming out to the Shift‘s monthly meeting at the  Nussbaum Center.  And thanks as well to all our business experts who came out and gave input.

From here, Noah is heading to  Greensboro Partnership’s Triad Startup Lab 2014 which is a Greensboro based 10 week business accelerator for promising new businesses.
Justin Streuli, Director of the North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center (right), Noah Cameron, Owner of Bow Times (center), and Sam Funchess, President of the Nussbaum Center.
Justin Streuli modeling Bow Times‘ signature product.

MEETING: Bow Times @ Shift Monthly Meeting 6/4

bow times logoTomorrow on Wednesday, June 4th from 6-7pm at the Nussbaum Center will be Shift‘s monthly meeting (always the first Wednesday of the Month).  Our startup guest will be Noah Cameron, a graduating high school entrepreneur looking for marketing and market access advice for his startup “Bow Times” which is a wooden bow tie company: https://www.facebook.com/BowTimes
#45672_ShiftTriad_RAWJoin us as we help improve his business and maybe get some ideas for your own.

Noah participated in ReBuildUp’s Jobs Course at Noble Academy this year and his startup will be taking part in Greensboro Partnership’s Triad Startup Lab 2014 which is a Greensboro based business accelerator for promising new businesses.

Shift is the entrepreneur group for the Nussbaum Center and regular volunteer organizer for ReBuildUp events.  Shift meets  regularly at the Nussbaum Center located on 1451 South Elm-Eugene Street near downtown Greensboro.

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

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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.

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: