LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Yearly, twice a yr, youngsters get to harness their creativity and entrepreneurial facet and go to the Lincoln Kids’s Enterprise Truthful. However for one household, that is greater than a one-day occasion.
That is the primary Lincoln Kids’s Enterprise Truthful occasion for the yr, after the occasion this spring was canceled on account of COVID-19. The Truthful is supposed to maintain children inventive, give them precious life expertise, and possibly even prime them for a future profession.
“It teaches every kind of entrepreneurship expertise,” mentioned Michelle Yallaly, occasion founder. “Dealing with cash, what your price is whenever you begin a enterprise, how the general public may view what you are promoting or product if it’s one thing the general public wants.”
So whether or not that’s tie-dye shirts, fudge, or “tennis ball buddies,” these children get their shot at taking an thought from begin to end.
“I simply wished to come back right here so I may promote stuff earn a living,” mentioned Mariano Atanassov, standing in entrance of his store, Artwork from the Coronary heart. “Work, tennis ball buddies, embellished pumpkins, handmade crayons, artwork kits, paint your personal plaster brush included. Do you wish to purchase one thing?”
For Mariano and his household, this honest is further particular.
“My husband grew up in communist Bulgaria, and began learning enterprise and finance when the wall fell down,” mentioned Beckie Atanassova, Mariano’s mother. “He thinks it’s tremendous cool that his child will get to develop up and have these alternatives and will get to have his personal little retailer when these sorts of issues had been unimaginable for him rising up.”
The organizers mentioned Mariano is one among their high salesmen. Except for being business-minded, Mariano mentioned he loves to economize.
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