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Douglas County Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge trade show on Fri, Dec. 6 — 9-10:45 a.m.

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 9:00am

The Douglas County Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge trade show is open the public and will be 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Lawrence College and Career Center, 2910 Haskell Ave. A dozen student teams will have a booth about their business and may have products to buy.

Here are the businesses and the students’ descriptions of them:

Brownie Points sells an assortment of brownies.

Bubbles Swimming School offers private swim lessons for children.

Chocolate Boulevard sales Brigadeiro, a Brazilian dessert.

Hype Floats specializes in root beer floats.

Killjoy Keychains sells eco-friendly keychains and allows people to express themselves.

MidWest Wings Taxidermy offers hunters with an option to have waterfowl or upland birds mounted.

The Music Note Association raises money to help students who want to pursue music.

RV Dog Walking is a dog walking and cleanup service.

Simply Made sells handmade bracelets.

Hippie Cat is a clothing resale business.

Cosmic Cat Designs offers to create artwork on shoes through painting.

Al’s Design creates advertisements for businesses or programs.

The trade show is part of the half-day competition which also consists of preparing a written business plan, an elevator pitch and formal presentation. Students compete for $3,500 in prize money. The students’ work is judged by local entrepreneurs, teachers and community leaders. This will be the third year for the Douglas County event.