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These enterprising, engaging, and entertaining entrepreneurs will be having their Trade Show tomorrow, May 1st, at Spruce St Studios, Shelbyville from 4-6 pm.  See you there!
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These enterprising, engaging, and entertaining entrepreneurs will be having their Trade Show tomorrow, May 1st, at Spruce St Studios, Shelbyville from 4-6 pm. See you there!

Valorie Hoover is building her entrepreneurial business around her passion for pets. If you have ever found yourself in need of a pet-sitter, you now have someone to meet that need. ...
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Valorie Hoover is building her entrepreneurial business around her passion for pets. If you have ever found yourself in need of a pet-sitter, you now have someone to meet that need. ...

Rylee Black is behind the camera lens for her photography business. Check out her photography products and more at Spruce St. Studios this Wednesday, May 1st from 4-6!
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Rylee Black is behind the camera lens for her photography business. Check out her photography products and more at Spruce St. Studios this Wednesday, May 1st from 4-6!

Malcolm Miller is the CEO and creative mind behind Triton Tees. Get ready for fun on Lake Shelbyville at the Tradeshow this Wednesday, May 1, 4-6 @ Spruce St. Studios.
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Malcolm Miller is the CEO and creative mind behind Triton Tees. Get ready for fun on Lake Shelbyville at the Tradeshow this Wednesday, May 1, 4-6 @ Spruce St. Studios.

MaKayla has grown her family hobby into her business: producing quality show pigs for 4-H and FFA members to purchase.
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MaKayla has grown her family hobby into her business: producing quality show pigs for 4-H and FFA members to purchase.

Maddie Smothers is the power behind GROOVIE's environmentally-conscious bath products. Get yours at the CEO Tradeshow!
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Maddie Smothers is the power behind GROOVIE's environmentally-conscious bath products. Get yours at the CEO Tradeshow!

Macey Heselton is the CEO and designer of her vinyl printing business. Let her help you choose the perfect personalized product.
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Macey Heselton is the CEO and designer of her vinyl printing business. Let her help you choose the perfect personalized product.

Kyle Stauder is a licensed drone pilot that can take your photography needs to new heights!
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Kyle Stauder is a licensed drone pilot that can take your photography needs to new heights!

Josie is CEO and chief seamstress of her pillow and goods business. Check out her items, available May 1, 4-6, at the Tradeshow!
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Josie is CEO and chief seamstress of her pillow and goods business. Check out her items, available May 1, 4-6, at the Tradeshow!

Joel is creator and CEO of his line of comfortable work-out shirts!
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Joel is creator and CEO of his line of comfortable work-out shirts!

TIEZ is the business creation of Jack Burton. Jack can design and customize neck ties for your personal & business needs.
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TIEZ is the business creation of Jack Burton. Jack can design and customize neck ties for your personal & business needs.

On behalf of the Shelby County CEO class, Maddie and Josie presented retiring SCED AmeriCorp VISTA volunteer Brenda Elder with a gift of appreciation for all her support and ...
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On behalf of the Shelby County CEO class, Maddie and Josie presented retiring SCED AmeriCorp VISTA volunteer Brenda Elder with a gift of appreciation for all her support and ...

Dylan Webster is the CEO of Well Said Designs. He is busy preparing his inventory for next Wednesday's Tradeshow!
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Dylan Webster is the CEO of Well Said Designs. He is busy preparing his inventory for next Wednesday's Tradeshow!

Cassidy Tucker has already opened her store, FabFormals, on Main Street in Shelbyville. However, she has waited to roll out her line of graduation dresses for the Tradeshow next week!
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Cassidy Tucker has already opened her store, FabFormals, on Main Street in Shelbyville. However, she has waited to roll out her line of graduation dresses for the Tradeshow next week!

Backyard Succulents is a partnership between Jocelyn Schultz and Mackenzi Tabbert. They will have their succulent plants available for purchase at the Tradeshow next Wednesday!
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Backyard Succulents is a partnership between Jocelyn Schultz and Mackenzi Tabbert. They will have their succulent plants available for purchase at the Tradeshow next Wednesday!

Backyard Succulents is a partnership between Jocelyn Schultz and Mackenzi Tabbert. They will have their succulent plants available for purchase at the Tradeshow next Wednesday!

Freelance videographer Dakota Pruemer was in the house today. Dakota will be producing video highlights of the student-businesses and capturing the Trade Show (Wednesday, May 1, 4-6 @ ...
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Freelance videographer Dakota Pruemer was in the house today. Dakota will be producing video highlights of the student-businesses and capturing the Trade Show (Wednesday, May 1, 4-6 @ ...

Shelby County State Bank President Gwyn Helton answered our call for help. We have been curious about the portraits on the walls of the boardroom provided to us by the bank for our ...
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Shelby County State Bank President Gwyn Helton answered our call for help. We have been curious about the portraits on the walls of the boardroom provided to us by the bank for our ...

Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Harvey H. Pettry left us with great career advice: Find something you love to do and you’ll never work a day in your life. Life is full of ...
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Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Harvey H. Pettry left us with great career advice: Find something you love to do and you’ll never work a day in your life. Life is full of ...

Heading home soon!  Chicago Union Station is the result of the vision of famed architect Daniel Burnham and opened in May 1925 after ten years of construction at a cost of $75 million ...
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Heading home soon! Chicago Union Station is the result of the vision of famed architect Daniel Burnham and opened in May 1925 after ten years of construction at a cost of $75 million ...

Taking the “L” to Water Tower Place.
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Taking the “L” to Water Tower Place.

Taking care of the chaperones....
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Taking care of the chaperones....

Rainy today but that didn’t stop us from achieving Jack’s goal!
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Rainy today but that didn’t stop us from achieving Jack’s goal!

Time to wash the dust off!
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Time to wash the dust off!

Our knowledgeable AirBnb host, Inna, explaining tips on running a guest-house business.
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Our knowledgeable AirBnb host, Inna, explaining tips on running a guest-house business.

Buying and selling at Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
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Buying and selling at Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

ADM Investor Services - our great hosts and tour guides for the Chicago Board of Trade / Chicago Mercantile Exchange!
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ADM Investor Services - our great hosts and tour guides for the Chicago Board of Trade / Chicago Mercantile Exchange!

This place rocks!!! Talk about amazing customer service. We wandered in with no reservations, Dan took us under his wing, and rolled out a spread of food like we were his long-lost ...
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This place rocks!!! Talk about amazing customer service. We wandered in with no reservations, Dan took us under his wing, and rolled out a spread of food like we were his long-lost ...

What are you doing at 5:23 am in the morning? It’s just another day at work for the CEO class! Chicago bound!!
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What are you doing at 5:23 am in the morning? It’s just another day at work for the CEO class! Chicago bound!!

SHARK 🦈 TANK! Thank you to our great community representatives for starting your last two mornings with us. CEO students were given 10 minutes to present their businesses and answer ...
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SHARK 🦈 TANK! Thank you to our great community representatives for starting your last two mornings with us. CEO students were given 10 minutes to present their businesses and answer ...

We appreciate our mentors!! Many of our mentors started their day with us to help us prepare for our Shark Tank days next week. 🦈
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We appreciate our mentors!! Many of our mentors started their day with us to help us prepare for our Shark Tank days next week. 🦈

We will never look at a paper cup in the same way after visiting Shelby County’s largest employer, Graphic Packaging International, LLC (GPI)! Over 900 people are employed at this ...
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We will never look at a paper cup in the same way after visiting Shelby County’s largest employer, Graphic Packaging International, LLC (GPI)! Over 900 people are employed at this ...

Shelby County Economic Development AmeriCorp Vista volunteer Brenda Elder took CEO students back in time to learn more about their hometown areas in the county. History is a great ...
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Shelby County Economic Development AmeriCorp Vista volunteer Brenda Elder took CEO students back in time to learn more about their hometown areas in the county. History is a great ...

We got our week off to a good start at Birkey’s Case IH, Shelbyville. Store Manager Scot Campbell and Education & Recruiting Specialist Travis McClure informed of us Birkey’s history ...
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We got our week off to a good start at Birkey’s Case IH, Shelbyville. Store Manager Scot Campbell and Education & Recruiting Specialist Travis McClure informed of us Birkey’s history ...

We visited Dennis Vahling @ Vahling Vineyards today. He shared the importance of diversity (Don’t put all your eggs in one basket!), working with others (It takes all of us to be ...
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We visited Dennis Vahling @ Vahling Vineyards today. He shared the importance of diversity (Don’t put all your eggs in one basket!), working with others (It takes all of us to be ...

Shelby Realty Bitzer & Associates' Broker Associate and Shelby County CEO Mentor, Glenda Sphar, gave us great insight into the Shelby County real estate market. She shared some of her ...
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Shelby Realty Bitzer & Associates' Broker Associate and Shelby County CEO Mentor, Glenda Sphar, gave us great insight into the Shelby County real estate market. She shared some of her ...

It was no April Fool's joke when Professional Barrelman/Rodeo Clown Mike "The Spike" Wallace showed up in CEO class today! Mike is a Cowden-Herrick High School alumnus that has gone ...
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It was no April Fool's joke when Professional Barrelman/Rodeo Clown Mike "The Spike" Wallace showed up in CEO class today! Mike is a Cowden-Herrick High School alumnus that has gone ...

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