Stafford County YEC (Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge) was held Wednesday, March 23rd, at 11:00 AM at the Stafford County Annex. Teams of Stafford County youth entrepreneurs presented four-minute presentations and answered questions posed by a panel of three judges. A business plan executive summary was sent in prior to the competition and scored.

This is the audio from our monthly radio show: Focus on Stafford County. This show aired live at 11:30 AM CT on Thursday, March 24, 2022. Kathleen talked about the recent Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge held in Stafford County and gave updates on other EcoDevo activities like strategic planning, housing, AmeriCorps, etc.

Stafford County Economic Development, in association with the Network Kansas E-Community Partnership, announces the Stafford County YEC will take place in St. John on Wednesday, March 23rd at 11:00 A.M. at the Stafford County Annex. The competition is part of the 2021-2022 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) series. The goal is to expose Kansas middle school and high school students to entrepreneurship.

EcoDevo’s Board of Directors has decided to discontinue the Remote Work Program.
There was some success with the program, but it was never really utilized as envisioned. The board feels it is better to put time and energy toward other priorities at this time. Workspace 311 will continue to operate as a coworking space.