Young entrepreneurs set for blast of exposure
of young entrepreneurs are set for a blast of exposure to a wider
The Kent Foundation, which helps
young people with good business ideas, is showcasing their best
efforts at It’s a Blast! on March 13.
At a time of soaring youth
unemployment, KF promotes the "fourth option" of self-employment,
unlike the other three uncertain options of further education,
finding a job or joining the ranks of the unemployed.
Even if a business does not work
out in the longer term, the experience develops skills that also
give them a better chance of landing a permanent job.
KF recently celebrated its
25th anniversary and has helped scores of young
entrepreneurs over the years.
Television presenters Geoff Clark
and Iain McBride will be hosting the event at Oakwood House in
Organiser Kathy Cakebread said:
"This is the Ultimate Networking Event for the business community
of Kent, so if you want to show your support for this fantastic
charity there’s still time to book your place at It’s A Blast."
- More details from Kathy
Cakebread on 01622 694341.
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