NORTH WEBSTER — Do you know of a youth or an individual wanting to start a small business? Lawn service, baby-sitting, tutoring, pet sitter, dog walker, website, or washing cars are a few examples of businesses one can do, but are not limited to. Matthews’ Painting wants to help people pursue their dreams.
If you are age 8-17 years old, Matthews’ Painting would like to help youth pursue their dreams this summer by providing a Young Entrepreneur Scholarship with sponsorships; up to a total of $1,000 will be awarded.
1. Contestants must reside in Kosciusko County.
2. Contestants must between the ages of 8 and 17.
3. Contestants will be judged based on a review of their business plan and presentation of their business plan.
4. Deadline for contest entries will be announced Wednesday, July 1; fill out the application online at https://matthewspainting.com/y-e-s/ or fill out the application and mail it in to: Matthews’ Painting Company, P.O. Box. 781, North Webster, IN 46555.
5. Finalists will be notified and invited to present their business to the YES committee.
6. Winners will be notified.
7. Up to $1,000 in grant money will be awarded.
8. A business plan can be based on an existing business, new business or idea.
9. Grants must be used to further the business or business idea.
10. Matthews’ Painting will stay in touch with winner(s) to provide encouragement and mentoring.
For details, call the office at (574) 834-3575.