Entrepreneur Workshop for High School Students

Neosho, MO – Show Me the Money workshop will share different ways an Entrepreneur can approach funding for a business venture.  Tuesday, November 17, 1pm in the Wright Conference Center inside the Arnold Farber building, Crowder College, 601 Laclede Ave, Neosho, MO.

In this presentation three panelists will share different methods that can be used to secure financial capital and manage their finances as they begin their enterprise.
Jeannette Balleza Collins – Director of Entrepreneurial Development with the Northwest Arkansas Council. Cofounder of Grit Studios and consultant for Startup Junkie.

Doug Hunt – Director of Entrepreneurship for the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce. Neosho Wildcat Alumni and Student Body President Class of 1983.

Stuart Puckett – Executive Vice President and Loan Manager for Arvest Bank.  Neosho School District Board of Education member.

NEWcaps is a partnership of the Neosho School District and Crowder College. The purpose of the partnership is to provide students exposure to the day-to-day challenges of local jobs, interaction with professionals, and real-world experiences. This inaugural year there are 17 students participating in two pathways: Healthcare and Business

Students earn college credit while working with area professionals in their respective fields. They gain exposure to the workplace through job shadowing and facility tours. Each month the students will have workshops based on real-world experience. Kelly Lay, NEWcaps Director, and Chris Fenske, NHS Business instructor, are coordinating the program.