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Kentucky Concludes Ice House with Results

May 10, 2018

A program based on the book “Who Owns the Ice House” by Clifton Taulbert wrapped up on Thursday, leaving several of the participants satisfied with the experience. The five-night program took place on the Harlan campus of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College and focused on helping individuals achieve an entrepreneurial mindset. Local business owner…

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St. Pete City, Chamber, & Nonprofits Partner to Launch Ice House

May 9, 2018

A public-private partnership between the city of St. Petersburg and the local chamber of commerce is launching an eight-week course for leaders of nonprofit organizations aimed at helping them find creative and resourceful ways to bring in additional revenue. The St. Petersburg Greenhouse’s Ice House Entrepreneurship program launched Tuesday and is based on the nationwide…

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ELI Training Director Attends Harvard

May 7, 2018

ELI Director of Training & Operations, Joanie Weber, attended Harvard’s Emerging Leader Program with participants from over fourteen countries. Harvard’s Emerging Leader Program cultivates leadership skills in the areas of strategy, financing, and marketing. The program is ongoing with online components where the teams continue to work together on selected projects.

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ELI Newsletter | May 2018

May 4, 2018

Check out ELI’s monthly newsletter for our thought leadership and entrepreneurial updates on partners and events! May 2018 Newsletter

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Marshall County Correctional Facility Inmates’ Ice House Project

April 10, 2018

OXFORD, Miss. – Students and faculty from the University of Mississippi Department of Legal Studies recently joined forces with the Marshall County Correctional Facility in Holly Springs to pack more than 100,000 meals in one day for an organization that helps needy children. Linda Keena, interim chair for the Department of Legal Studies, teaches restorative justice and…

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Ice House Launches in Kentucky

The Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation and the Kentucky Entrepreneur Network are presenting a five-night program designed for people interested in obtaining an entrepreneurial mindset. “The series is focused on the entrepreneur mindset, the decisions we make, how we see the world and interact with others,” Huffman said. “Along with the series, we have a gentleman…

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ELI Newsletter | April 2018

Check out ELI’s monthly newsletter for our thought leadership and entrepreneurial updates on partners and events! May 2018 Newsletter

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ELI Newsletter | March 2018

April 2, 2018

Check out ELI’s monthly newsletter for our thought leadership and entrepreneurial updates on partners and events! March 2018 Newsletter

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Gilmour Academy in Ohio Receives Grant for Ice House

March 21, 2018

The Veale Foundation awarded Gilmour Academy, in Gates Mills, Ohio, a $10,000 grant for the 2017-2018 school year to help fund the planning and implementation of entrepreneurship activities for the current school year. Veale funds are being used for professional development and supporting materials to implement a specialized, entrepreneurial curriculum called The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program.…

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Bennington County Drives Economic Development

March 14, 2018

The Bennington County Industrial Corporation, Braathe Enterprises, and The Lightning Jar are excited to announce the continued partnership with the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) to provide the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program to the Bennington region again, after a very successful course run in the fall. An Open House will take place at Williams Financial in Bennington from…

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