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Y.O.U. Awarded Grant from The Veale Foundation

Y.O.U. received a grant from The Veale Foundation for $130,000. The 2017 -2018 academic year award is for E CITY participation in The Veale Youth Entrepreneurship Forum. The Veale Youth Entrepreneurship Forum is a growing network of high schools in Northeast Ohio that equips students with an entrepreneurial mindset and essential skills through exceptional education and real world experiences in entrepreneurship.

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Y.O.U. Receives Grant from Westfield Insurance Foundation

Y.O.U. was awarded a $150,000 grant from Westfield Insurance Foundation. Funds from the two-year grant will go towards the Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates (JOG) program. The grant is part of Westfield’s Family Stability portfolio, a key mission impact area of giving.

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Pablo Arredondo Named 2017 E CITY Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Pablo Arredondo, CEO of Whisker Wear, was named the 2017 Young Entrepreneur of the Year.  Whisker Wear is a slip-on dog or cat collar cover with a snap-on bow tie or flower accessory.  Arredondo, a sophomore at Thomas W. Harvey High School, will now prepare to present his business in New York City at the NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) National Competition.

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The Young Entrepreneur of the Year will come from E CITY

As the academic year begins to wind down, the E CITY students are preparing their pitches for the E CITY Young Entrepreneur of the Year Competition. The preliminary round, in classrooms around Northeast Ohio begins in April, when entrepreneurs contend for their school’s top spot, and ultimately, the chance to move on to the final NEO-based round of competition.

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