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Young People Start to Work on Their Own Businesses

Planning on business: The business planning program for young people, which is presented by BerkShares in partnership with the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network's Berkshire Regional Office and in collaboration with Berkshire Community College's South County Center, has involved community members as mentors, teachers, and advisors for young entrepreneurs over the past two years. On Jan. 25, this year's program started off with a whole new level of community involvement.
 

The Big on Small Business - Youth Entrepreneurship

The Big on Small Business, hosted by Keith Girouard. "Youth Entrepreneurship"
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Keith Girouard, regional director and senior business advisor at the Mass. Small Business Development Center Network, sat down with Alice Maggio, Local Currency Program Director at the Schumacher Center for a New Economics, to discuss youth entrepreneurship and Entry to Entrepreneurship, a business planning course for young people in the Berkshire Region. The Schumacher Center, BerkShares, Inc., and the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network have collaborated closely on the development of the Entry to Entrepreneurship program. Keith Girouard's monthly radio show is called The Big on Small Business: Ideas, Trends and Tools for Small Business. You can listen in on the 1st Wednesday of every month – 10:00-10:30 a.m on WBRK – 1340 AM in the Berkshire region of Massachusetts. This show's title was "Youth Entrepreneurship."

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