The Western Star Foundation (WSF), a subsidiary of the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce (WACC), is gearing up to celebrate Lemonade Day 2024 in Williston, N.D. This year, Lemonade Day has moved up to Saturday, May 18, 2024, and introduces an exciting new format: the Junior Market.

From Lemonade Stands to Entrepreneurial Hub: The Evolution of Lemonade Day

Traditionally a day for kids to set up lemonade stands, Lemonade Day has evolved into a comprehensive entrepreneurship experience. The Junior Market will gather all booths in one location, offering a diverse array of products and services beyond lemonade. From sweet treats to dog treats, and even magic tricks, young entrepreneurs will showcase their creativity and business skills.

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Fostering Future Leaders: Anna Nelson Commends Youth Entrepreneurship Growth

Anna Nelson, president of both the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce and the Western Star Foundation, expressed her admiration for the young participants. Through Lemon University courses, these budding entrepreneurs have honed their skills in business planning, marketing, and customer service. Nelson credits the community's support, including sponsors, volunteers, and boards of directors, for nurturing the next generation of business leaders.

Empowering Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs: Lemonade Day's Transformative Educational Impact

Lemonade Day isn't just a fun event; it's a vital educational opportunity. By engaging in real-world business experiences, participants develop entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and communication skills. This hands-on approach empowers youth to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams while fostering community involvement and economic growth.

Scheduled for Saturday, May 18, 2024, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Raymond Family Community Center, Lemonade Day promises to be an enriching experience for both participants and attendees. For a full schedule and list of businesses, click here.

Lemonade Day isn't just about lemonade—it's about empowering the next generation of Williston's business leaders. Join us in supporting our young entrepreneurs as they take their first steps into the world of business.

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