Category: Business and Economy

Teens Take Ideas to the Marketplace – Young Entrepreneurs
Rebekah Kempker waiting on customers as she sells her homemade craft items

Rebekah Kempker waiting on customers as she sells her homemade craft items

Business is no longer just a realm for the grown-ups. Today, many teens are starting businesses as way to earn money, create a path for their future and even contribute to local economies.

Today’s guests are Rebekah Kempker, 14-year-old owner of CutieCakes & KnitWorks, Steve Henness, University of Missouri Extension state 4-H youth specialist and Collin Bunch, MU Extension business development specialist.

 

 

MU Extension 4-H Build a Business Camp

On the Road to a Better Future
Terrone Jones (right) and his METP job councilor, Mark Eye

Terrone Jones (right) and his METP job councilor, Mark Eye

It’s not often that second chances come along. But, a new University of Missouri Extension program is finding second chances for those willing to work.

 

 

Today’s guests: Mary Paulsell, assistant director for the MU Small Business Development Center; Terrone Jones, graduate of the MU Missouri Employment and Training Program; Gary Martin, school director for Truck Dynasty Driving Academy