Monthly Archives: March 2016

Union County CEO – Week 27 Newsletter


Thank you to US Bank’s Glenda Boone and Toni Perkins, Anna State Bank’s Jon Vicenzi and Greg George, Anna-Jonesboro National Bank’s Nina Lofton, Capaha Bank’s Josh Joiner, and Small Business Development Center’s Candy Eastwood and Brett Whitnel  for reading and critiquing the business plans for our CEO team members in preparation for Loan Request Day.  What excellent practice this is for […]

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Union County CEO Team ready for final step


What do a horse, a box of old curling pictures, and mascara have in common?  These are just some of the items featured by the new Union County CEO businesses. With two thirds of the year behind them, Union County CEO team members—juniors and seniors selected from Union County high schools—are about to launch their own businesses. Some will be […]

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Union County CEO – Workshop Days, Wonders, Words and Wow


As of March 1, the students have visited 48 businesses, have heard 19 speakers, and have had 39 visitors.  Among those visitors are 8 business mentor volunteers specifically assigned to have weekly contact with their protégés.  That “visitor” number also includes 16 local professionals who will have reviewed the 6-10-page business plans before CEO team members meet one on one […]

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