Mower County CEO Program to hold trade show Wednesday

The Mower County CEO program will be holding a trade show from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25th at Packer Arena in Austin.  The program, which consists of students from Austin Public Schools and Pacelli Catholic Schools looks to prepare people, especially youth to be responsible, enterprising individuals who become entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial thinkers and contribute to economic development and sustainable communities.  Emily Hoveland, the Coordinator for the program spoke with KAUS and stated that the program immerses the students in real-life learning experiences with local businesses, and she added that it also shows the students opportunities available locally…

Hoveland went on to state that the year-long course is designed to utilize partnerships that provide an overview of business development and processes….

The 22 students enrolled in the course will be featuring everything at the show from a customizable earring business to a cookie company that features a cookie package to be delivered to a local veteran as a thank you for their service with every purchase made to a company that makes gluten-free and dairy-free cupcakes to share with friends and family.  The program was first started in 2019.