Humboldt’s Story

 Lemonade Day 2015 – Saturday, June 6

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In 2007, Michael Holthouse founded Lemonade Day as a way to empower today’s youth to become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs.   Since then,  Lemonade Day has grown to include over 150,000 kids in 36 communities across America and Canada, including ours. Lemonade Day helps youth start, own and operate their very own business-a lemonade stand,  and teaches them important lessons along the way.

In 2011, Lemonade Day was launched in Humboldt County and since then, hundreds of local youth have participated in this much anticipated annual community event, earning money and contributing to local causes that are important to them.To date, local youth have earned gross revenues of almost $40,000  and donated about $10,500 to community charities like Miranda’s Rescue, American Cancer Society and more.

Lemonade Day participants  have also  gained valuable skills, receiving a backpack with an Entrepreneur Workbook that teaches them the 14 lessons of Lemonade Day, including

  • Creating budgets
  • Setting profit-making goals
  • Serving customers
  • Repaying investors
  • Giving back to the community

Along the way, they also learn about goal-setting and problem solving and gain self-esteem critical for future success. They keep the money they make and are encouraged to spend some, save some and share some.

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For more information on how you can support Humboldt County Lemonade Day, contact Susan Seaman at susans@aedc1.org or call (707)822-4616, ext. 12

 

 

 

 

 

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