UPDATE: Youth Market Day, originally scheduled for March 14, has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 16.
NLES — Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley will host a one-day Youth Market Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 16 at the Eastwood Mall Center Court.
The event will feature young entrepreneurs who will offer their products and services to the public. Young entrepreneurs are responsible for setup, sales and interacting with customers. Judging and cash prizes will be awarded at the end of the event.
Before the event, Junior Achievement and Eastwood Mall will host two Start My Business workshops. The free, experiential workshops will teach youths how to start, own and operate their own business. The workshops are recommended for youths age 8 to 14.
The workshops will take place at the Eastwood Mall Community Room from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 17 and 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 20.
Each youth who registers for a workshop and/or Market Day will receive a Start My Business youth entrepreneur workbook that teaches them the lessons of starting a business, including how to set a goal, make a plan and implement the plan.
To register or for more information, contact the Junior Achievement office at 330-539-5268 or firstname.lastname@example.org.