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Be the Boss!

July 7, 2014

West Des Moines Schools Community Education Youth Entrepreneur Camp will visit Historic Valley Junction on Monday, July 30 to meet and learn from successful entrepreneurs.

Campers will arrive in Valley Junction at 11:45 a.m. and will tour Morriseey Fine Jewelry, The Theatrical Shop, Polk County West Side Community Center and the Historic Valley Junction Foundation where they will experience hands-on entrepreneurship through a variety of interactive activities, guest speakers, and tours of these local business! Students will learn how to make money doing something that they love. They will wrap up their visit at The Green Grounds Café where they will participate in a cookie bake-off.

“We are excited to have Youth Entrepreneur Camp return again this year.” “Historic Valley Junction, as the original business incubator, loves to see students live and learn locally,” said Historic Valley Junction Foundation Director, Jim Miller.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,100 Regional Business Members and more than 320 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.