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Students Learn How to Run a Business at the Project Launch Newton Marketplace!

Project Launch Newton teaches kids the basics of business ownership.

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The next TREPS Holiday Marketplace will take place in December, 2016. Children in grades 4 - 8 learn how to run a successful business through the TREPS program, an award-winning, entrepreneurship education program. Students learn about product development, marketing, finance, advertising and sales through fun workshops and activities.

Through TREPS, kids learn that entrepreneurship is hard work, but it is also creative and empowering. Children learn to behave professionally, collaborate, make presentations, think creatively, support each other, and take risks -- all while having fun.

At the Project Launch Newton Marketplace, students are able to showcase the products they created and sell them to the public. The experience teaches them the importance of dressing professionally, acting appropriately and culminates with the elation that accompanies making that first sale.

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Children gain a greater sense of self-esteem, because the Project Launch Newton Marketplace allows them to:

For information about the Marketplace, as well as other Project Launch Newton activities, check out our monthly newsletter, or call Project Self-Sufficency at 973-940-3500.

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This project was funded in its entirety with federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title IV, Part B, 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) grant funds through a grant agreement with the New Jersey Department of Education.

To Contact Project Launch Newton, call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500 or email pln@projectselfsufficiency.org.
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