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El Paso Workshop Aimed at Youth Entrepreneurs

Feb. 15, 2013

Vic Kolenc, El Paso Times, Texas

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An innovation workshop will be held Saturday to get high school students interested in becoming entrepreneurs.

Eli Velasquez, executive director of Innovate El Paso, an agency aimed at helping people start high-tech enterprises, will conduct the free workshop from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday.

It will be at Workforce Solutions Upper Rio Grande's Downtown employment office, 300 E. Main.

The workshop also will provide information on the STEM 4 Challenge sponsored by Workforce Solutions. The competition is for students to develop innovative ideas into business plans with science, technology, engineering and math components. Monday is the deadline to register for the competition.

Source: (c)2013 the El Paso Times (El Paso, Texas) Distributed by MCT Information Services

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