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Today is Small Business Saturday! White County CEO embodies small businesses and supports our local ones any way we can. We encourage you today to get out and Shop Small! Check out our ...
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Today is Small Business Saturday! White County CEO embodies small businesses and supports our local ones any way we can. We encourage you today to get out and Shop Small! Check out our ...

“Since 1954, McDonald’s has been dedicated to serving quality food and quick service at an affordable price for our customers.” This quote was pulled directly off of the Carmi ...
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“Since 1954, McDonald’s has been dedicated to serving quality food and quick service at an affordable price for our customers.” This quote was pulled directly off of the Carmi ...

Dave Matheny State Fame is our next featured business.  Just imagine, you’re fresh out of college and have to find your first insurance plan that’s not on your parents. There’s plenty ...
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Dave Matheny State Fame is our next featured business. Just imagine, you’re fresh out of college and have to find your first insurance plan that’s not on your parents. There’s plenty ...

1st year CEO alumni Abbie Bryant joined the class Monday morning while she was home for Thanksgiving break!  Abbie had great advice about resume’s, interviews, and internships!  She ...
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1st year CEO alumni Abbie Bryant joined the class Monday morning while she was home for Thanksgiving break! Abbie had great advice about resume’s, interviews, and internships! She ...

Thursday was spent with Mayor Roy Kissel of the Village of Norris City. Mayor Kissel did a great job explaining what a TIF district is and what it can do to help new business owners. ...
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Thursday was spent with Mayor Roy Kissel of the Village of Norris City. Mayor Kissel did a great job explaining what a TIF district is and what it can do to help new business owners. ...

Our next featured business is Sassy Cuts!  What once was a garage on the end of Lexington, is now home to Sassy Cuts. After 90210 closed down, Kari Knight knew that she needed to find ...
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Our next featured business is Sassy Cuts! What once was a garage on the end of Lexington, is now home to Sassy Cuts. After 90210 closed down, Kari Knight knew that she needed to find ...

Wednesday morning was spent with Kent Probst from Midland Institute. Kent spent time going over why the students are in this program and what they should be getting out of it. He also ...
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Wednesday morning was spent with Kent Probst from Midland Institute. Kent spent time going over why the students are in this program and what they should be getting out of it. He also ...

Today’s featured business is Rice Motor Company. Owned by Todd and Scott Rice, this General Motors dealership has been serving the White County area since 1931. Rice Motors is heavily ...
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Today’s featured business is Rice Motor Company. Owned by Todd and Scott Rice, this General Motors dealership has been serving the White County area since 1931. Rice Motors is heavily ...

We had a very successful mentor day. The class explained the business idea and then sat with their mentors to edit their part of the business plan. It was such a help to get so much ...
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We had a very successful mentor day. The class explained the business idea and then sat with their mentors to edit their part of the business plan. It was such a help to get so much ...

With a short week this week our students are stressed and working hard to complete the class business plan before the board meeting next week. The pressure is on!!!
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With a short week this week our students are stressed and working hard to complete the class business plan before the board meeting next week. The pressure is on!!!

Sherri Stokes from Botsch and Associates gave our class a hands on experience with check book reconciliation. The students found out very quickly why it’s so important to keep good ...
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Sherri Stokes from Botsch and Associates gave our class a hands on experience with check book reconciliation. The students found out very quickly why it’s so important to keep good ...

Today’s featured business is Cre-art-ive Graphic Design and Printing in Norris City, IL. Hailey Short offers graphic design, screen printing, banners, logos, vehicle lettering, signs ...
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Today’s featured business is Cre-art-ive Graphic Design and Printing in Norris City, IL. Hailey Short offers graphic design, screen printing, banners, logos, vehicle lettering, signs ...

Wednesday morning was spent with Mayor Jeff Pollard. Jeff explained how he got to the position and what the job entails. He was also a great sounding board for the students to use as ...
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Wednesday morning was spent with Mayor Jeff Pollard. Jeff explained how he got to the position and what the job entails. He was also a great sounding board for the students to use as ...

Monday and Tuesday have been all about brainstorming. The class is understanding how hard it is to plan a business. There are a lot of details to be worked out and decisions need to be ...
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Monday and Tuesday have been all about brainstorming. The class is understanding how hard it is to plan a business. There are a lot of details to be worked out and decisions need to be ...

Our next featured business is Campbell Funeral Home. After the funeral home was purchased in 1971 by his grandfather, Jeremy found his passion for helping others in this area of work ...
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Our next featured business is Campbell Funeral Home. After the funeral home was purchased in 1971 by his grandfather, Jeremy found his passion for helping others in this area of work ...

Campbell Energy, LLC, was founded in 2008 by Jake Campbell, a fourth generation oil producer. Campbell Energy, LLC, is one of the larger oil operator in Illinois. Their services ...
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Campbell Energy, LLC, was founded in 2008 by Jake Campbell, a fourth generation oil producer. Campbell Energy, LLC, is one of the larger oil operator in Illinois. Their services ...

Our next featured business... Are you looking for your new favorite restaurant? Or just a family-friendly atmosphere to bring your loved ones? El Mexicano is the place for you! New to ...
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Our next featured business... Are you looking for your new favorite restaurant? Or just a family-friendly atmosphere to bring your loved ones? El Mexicano is the place for you! New to ...

Joe Lane gifted the class with a morning with Titus Khamala of Kenya!  Titus gave an inspirational talk on our purpose as business owners and to never take anything for granted. Thanks ...
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Joe Lane gifted the class with a morning with Titus Khamala of Kenya! Titus gave an inspirational talk on our purpose as business owners and to never take anything for granted. Thanks ...

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