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SSMEDC helps 13 area youth start summer businesses

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#LSN_Econ  Lars Moffat (right), owner of Copper Country Coffee Roasters, with  Keaton Schmidt

Sault Ste. Marie, ONTARIO -  July 13, 2018) – This summer, 13 youth in the Sault Ste. Marie area started businesses with the support of a young entrepreneur program. Summer Company is administered in the region by the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation. Funded by the Province of Ontario, the program provides training, mentoring and grants to assist students in starting a seasonal business.

 

“Summer Company provides youth with useful, real-world experience in entrepreneurship and self-employment, said Harleen Puaar, an Economic Development Officer with the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation. “In many cases, participants convert their businesses into full-time, year-round operations, which speaks to the success and value of the program. I encourage the public to support these young entrepreneurs as they delve into the world of enterprise.”

 

The 2018 Summer Company participants in the Sault Ste. Marie area are:

 

  • Aiyana Beauty (Aiyana Nahwegahbow)

Contact: aiyananqe@gmail.com or 705-918-6405

 

  • Beau Monde (Teyah Schofield)

Contact: tschofieldd@gmail.com

 

  • Bite Media (Maryn Kirk)

Website: www.bitemedia.co

Contact: maryn.bitemedia@gmail.com or 705-257-0238

 

  • Buckle Up Marketing (Daniel O’Brien)

Contact: marketingbuckleup@gmail.com

 

  • Cha Yen inTEAnational (Cameron Mihell)

Contact: cameron.mihell@hotmail.ca or 705-206-0085

 

  • Copper Country Coffee Roasters (Lars Moffat)

Contact: coppercountrycoffee@gmail.com or 705-257-8919

 

  • Enfin Media (Matt Davidge)

Contact: matthewgdavidge@live.ca or 519-820-8418

 

  • Get Rekt Records (Matthew St. Pierre)

Contact: mattstpierre@getrektrecords.com or 705-206-8241

 

  • Hockleycrest Spoon Co. (Peter Moule)

Website: www.hockleycrestspoonco.com

Contact: hockleycrestspoonco@gmail.com

 

  • Hot Dog Sammy's World Famous Weenies (Samuel Jansen)

Contact: hotdogsammy@outlook.com or 705-943-6951

 

  • P1 Property Maintenance (Joey Ruscio)

Contact: joeruscio@jrpc.ca or 705-971-5078

 

  • SSM Dog Walking & Pet Sitting (Trevor Heaver)

Contact: trevor.heaver@gmail.com or 705-943-9004

 

  • Wil’s Badminton Services (Wil Hausenblas)

Contact: wil.hausenblas77@gmail.com or 705-988-8899

 

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Maryn Kirk, owner of Bite Media

 

Since 2010, a total of 120 businesses in the region were started through Summer Company. The young entrepreneur program is delivered at the Millworks - Centre for Entrepreneurship. Located at the Machine Shop, the facility is operated by the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation. It houses the organization’s enterprise services staff and programs, along with a small business incubator. To learn more, visit www.themillworks.ca. Also online: www.sault-canada.com.

                       

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