PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD — The initial Prince George’s County Children’s Small business Reasonable highlighting place entrepreneurs will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Matthew’s UMC, 14900 Annapolis Rd. in Bowie.
3 dozen youthful business owners age six to 14 will share their know-how and products with buyers at this 1-working day marketplace wherever they will generate a product or service or support, produce a model, develop a promoting technique then interact with consumers. According to organizer Ed Hanko, the kidpreneurs are responsible for the set up, profits and interacting with prospects, and any guardian found selling to a purchaser or advertising the kid’s product or service will result in disqualification from the level of competition.
“The items to be marketed involve bathtub bombs, comic textbooks, affirmation headbands, artwork, jewelry, backpack trinkets, overall body butters, soaps and far more,” he told Patch.
This function is sponsored by The Patuxent Method, An Acton Expertise, Acton Academy, the Acton Upcoming Great Journey and with support from donors and volunteers.
“Present day youth are tomorrow’s enterprise innovators and leaders. The Children’s Enterprise Fair offers learners the option to spread their entrepreneurial wings and get a head start off on promising business careers,” Jeff Sandefer, founder of the Acton Faculty of Business enterprise, mentioned.
Mother Gretchen Karl will be on hand at the fair as her a few youngsters will take part. Genevieve “Evie” Karl, 11, from Bowie operates “Evie’s Stars.”
“She introduced her organization to participate in the company good. She needed to offer babysitting, but after chatting it around with the Acton group, she determined on building craft kits. Her prepare is to offer them to mom and dad to help occupy their kids. We have five youngsters and our house is constantly nuts,” Karl stated. “She is super thrilled to be taking part in the fair. She has been acquiring difficulty sleeping due to the fact she’s so psyched.”
Wyatt and Jameson Karl, ages 9 and 7 respectively, from Bowie will be operating “Tic and Tac’s Kitten Creations.”
“They introduced their company as soon as they observed Evie doing the job on hers. Instantly they came up with factors they could market and we entered them jointly. Wyatt manufactured crack apart throwing toys and Jameson created Egyptian-design bracelets. Their identify arrives from the truth that in our home we connect with them ‘tic and tac’ since they glimpse like twins. They’re 18 months aside and get bewildered as twins a large amount,” Karl claimed. “They are truly psyched about the honest as perfectly. They are doing the job to complete their goods so they have plenty of inventory.”
Kristi Kaiss Agosto’s son Danny, 9, from Bowie started off his company a handful of months in the past. Termed Sticks and Stones, he helps make “bush sticks,” or handmade going for walks sticks and embellish backyard stones that are regionally sourced.
“He is tremendous thrilled for the business enterprise good,” she shared with Patch.