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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, April 15, 2015 11A + ;+, t ] Dale Morgan gives a presentation on crowdfunding at the annual Business Concept and Elevator Pitch Competition in Redding. Madison Leathers, left, and Jasmin Sherman show off the check for $350 they won for pitching their windshield wiper idea at the Youth Entrepreneur Program (YEP) Business Concept and Elevator Pitch Competition held in Redding in March. Photos courtesy Quincy High School Two Quincy High School Seniors voted on the best scrubbing power of a coarse groups of budding 12 pitches in the seniorBrillo Pad with the wiping entrepreneurs placed high in class. The top-12 teams then power of a squeegee, the regional 2015 Youth became companies, of which removing mud, ice and bugs Entrepreneur Program each senior became a team from the windshield. The (YEP) Business Concept & member, girls' persuasive Elevator Pitch Competition The next challenge for four-minute pitch, combined held in Redding in March. students was to further their with their business plan This competition was the business plan, develop an concept outlined in a visual final event in a multi-month infomercial+elevator pitch PowerPoint, earned the process in which 86 teams video which was uploaded to team third place and $350. from all over northern ' Youtube for all to see. Fix Your Form, headed California competed. YEP judges then voted onup by Brady Rick, This high school 44 to continue to the second Alexandria Fowler and competition was also the phase, which was a formal Thomas Huang, won culminating event ending a business plan competition. Honorable Mention and $150 five-week entrepreneur unit Of the 44, only five were as they persuaded the judges which QHS seniors took p'art selected to compete in the . to take notice of the workout in as a unit in the required finals in Redding. app they developed. Business and Finance class Taking third place in the Also, making an taught by Terrie Redkey. YEP competition were appearance at the YEP After learning about what Jasmin Sherman and finals was QHS senior it means to have an Madison Leathers Dale Morgan, who presented entrepreneur mindset, that presenting their pitch in a five minute informative is seeing opportunity where front of more than 400 presentation on the topic others see problems, each people about their product of crowd funding. Dale is student came up with a idea Wipe N' Flip. currently working with unique business This unique windshield FRC students to crowd fund opportunity or product, wiper project featured the for the Uganda projects. 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The plant walk starts at beautiful Heart K Ranch in No experience is 10 a.m. on the lovely front Genesee Valley on Saturday, required--just bring porch of the Heart K main April 18. closed-toe walking shoes,house and tea and coffee Popp will lead tour water, a hand lens if youwill be served. participants through the have one and a notebook i Contact Vanessa black oak woodlands and the you would like to sketch or (wasquez@frlt.org) for Sierra Nevada mixed conifer take notes, further questions. forests behind the historic The event is free of charge Wanted: Automotive Product Specialist (Susanville) Compensation: $12.24 to $13,50 hour to start PLUS Performance and Customer Service Bonus Plan This is NOT a traditional Car Sales job! Instead, this is a whole new approach without the stress and pressure of commissions. You will have a solid hourly base pay, plus bonuses and rewards based on customer service and performance. The better you treat the customer, the more you earn! 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