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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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ReBuildUp Nation : Startup Calendar May 9th thru May 15th

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Tune in for the rundown on events this week being held by Greensboro Hackerspace / The Forge, ReBuildUp, Fablocker, Small Business Center, UNCG Bryan School, and more

Show Notes / Mentioned Events:
Startup Calendar
Friday May 9th to Thursday May 15th

SATURDAY

Hackerspace
Work Weekend
Help Move into The Forge
http://www.greensborohackerspace.org/

MONDAY

Small Business Center (SBC)
Pitch Your Perfect Pitch
Monday, May 12, 2014 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM (ET)
Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship at 1451 S. Elm Eugene Street, Greensboro
https://www.ncsbc.net/workshop.aspx?ekey=230340072

Fablocker
Open Night
Monday, May 12, 2014 7:00 PM
1020 Brookstown Ave Unit 17, Winston Salem, NC
http://fablocker.org/

TUESDAY

Small Business Center (SBC)
Financing Your Small Business
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (ET)
Greensboro Public Library – Main Branch at 219 North Church Street Greensboro
https://www.ncsbc.net/workshop.aspx?ekey=230340015

Economy, Jr.
Private Event
Tuesday, May 13th
Step Up Ministries 7-8pm
Organized by the Diva Network
https://rebuildup.com/events

WEDNESDAY

UNCG Bryan School of Business & Economics
Need some direction on Hiring Interns?
Wednesday, May 14th 8-9:30am
Room 416 of the Bryan School Building
http://bae.uncg.edu/

THURSDAY

Pitch Drill
Thursday, May 15th
Private Event
Noble Academy
https://rebuildup.com/events

Greensboro Hackerspace / The Forge
Third Thursday meeting
Thu, May 15, 7pm – 9pm
115 W Lewis St, Greensboro,
http://greensborohackerspace.org

EARLY NEXT WEEK

Economy, Jr.
Public Event all ages
Saturday, May 17th 1-2:30pm
at Mulch Tank in Spartanburg South Carolina
http://facebook.com/mulchtank

https://rebuildup.com/events

Full ReBuildUp Nation Show on Tuesday!

PICTURES: 5/3 Teen Jobs Course @ Forsyth Central Library Sponsored by Summit Credit Union

It was a great event thanks in large part to our Sponsor Summit Credit Union, volunteer organizer VentuRealization, and our three Pitch Drill Judges:  Glenn Kirk, Exec VP of Business Development for Summit Credit Union, Roger Cubicciotti of VentuRealization, and Krista Leigh of K. Leigh’s Collection.   Check out some of the event photos:

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Setup before the event

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Economy, Jr. in action

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Company #1 Pitching to Judges

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Event volunteers Roger Cubicciotti and Peter Seoane
of VentuRealization caught off guard by the camera

VIDEO: Jobs Course @ Forsyth Central Library May 3rd Sponsored by Summit Credit Union



PUBLIC (FREE) EVENT
– On Saturday, May 3rd, teenagers at Forsyth Central Library from 1-3:30pm will be taking part in ReBuildUp’s Jobs Course that has them 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 VentuRealization providing help with organizing volunteers.

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:

Forsyth Central Library
660 West Fifth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
RSVP by calling (336) 703-3081

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More Pictures from Glenwood Library’s Jobs Course 3/22

Recap in pictures of our Glenwood Library Jobs Course event held on Saturday, March 22nd with teenagers playing Economy, Jr., an Economic Literacy game, and Pitch Drill, a fast paced business plan and pitching contest from 2:00-4:30pm.

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Merchants
selling products to Customers in Economy, Jr.

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Thanks again to our panel of Volunteer Judges for Pitch Drill
(left to right):
Lisa Goble, PhD
UNCG’s Office of Innovation Commercialization
Phil Barnhill, Director of Operations
East Market Street Development Corporation
Jerome Gray, Executive Director

Greensboro Community Development Fund

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Pitch Drill
Event Winning Company #1 working on their business plan.

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Judges listening to follow up answers from Company #2 in Pitch Drill

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Spokesperson for Company #4 presenting their pitch to the judges.

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Jobs Course @ Forsyth Central Library May 3rd Sponsored by Summit Credit Union

fscentral-logo-11PUBLIC (FREE) EVENT – On Saturday, May 3rd, teenagers at Forsyth Central Library from 1-3:30pm will be taking part in ReBuildUp’s Jobs Course that has them 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 VentuRealization providing help with organizing volunteers.

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 Forsyth Central Library, 660 West Fifth Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Economy Jr at Reynolda Manor Library, July 23rd

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PUBLIC (FREE) EVENT Wednesday, July 23rd from 4:00-5:30pm, an Economy, Jr. will be held at Reynolda Manor Library in Winston-Salem.  Ages 11-19 are welcome to participate.

This event is sponsored by Summit Credit Union with VentuRealization helping provide volunteers.

There’s still time to register your teenager for this event by filling out this RSVP form:

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Pictures from Glenwood Library Jobs Course sponsored by GMFCU

Pictures of setup before the Jobs Course event at Glenwood Library on Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 sponsored by Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union:
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Some of the game pieces for Economy, Jr. lined up waiting for players.
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Occupation Lists from Economy, Jr.
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Pencils, Calculators, and Snacks for participants.

We’ll post photos of ReBuildUp’s Jobs Course (Economy, Jr. plus Pitch Drill) being played at Glenwood Library later in the week.
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