The Young Entrepreneurs Fair is May 14; pre-market workshop is April 23

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The Primavera Kids Can Fiesta Youth Market and Shopping Contest will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at the Plaza de Las Cruces Downtown.

Local youth aged 6-17 are invited to plan, market and start their own micro-business for the event.

A pre-marketing workshop will be held from 2-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 23 at the Southern New Mexico Community Action Agency, 3880 Foothills Road.

All Youth Market entries will automatically be entered into the Business Competition. Booths will be judged by a selected panel of local professionals based on a variety of criteria, including most original business idea, highest business potential and best presentation (creativity). Cash prizes will be awarded per category and per age group.

The registration deadline is Wednesday, April 20, which will be extended until all places are taken.

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Event sponsors are also welcome. The deadline to become a sponsor is also Wednesday, April 20.

For more information, contact April Christensen at 575-527-8799 ext. 117 and [email protected]

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