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April 17, 2015

JenTra Tools Founder: Top Young Entrepreneur

Initiative Foundation loan partner Travis Kelley, owner of JenTra Tools and inventor of the CHEATAH Door Level Kit, has been named the Minnesota Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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April 6, 2015

Foundation Announces 2015 Award Winners

A Native American college breaking new ground in innovation and education, a towering figure in community leadership and generosity, a small town with big early childhood ambitions and a homegrown business with deep hometown roots will be honored May 1 during the Initiative Awards at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa.

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March 20, 2015

April Events Kick Off Emerging Leaders Program

Helping leaders across generations, cultures and communities is the primary goal of Emerging Leaders, a new community development program being launched in April by the Initiative Foundation with events in Brainerd and St. Cloud.

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March 20, 2015

Entrepreneurial Roadshow Comes To Little Falls

The Initiative Foundation on April 21 will host the MN Cup Roadshow, an informational session where Central Minnesota entrepreneurs, researchers and inventors can learn about the annual statewide competition that provides tools, resources and support to launch and accelerate the development of new ventures.

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March 20, 2015

Learn About St. Cloud Nonprofit Leaders Circles®

Join us for a 1-4 p.m. Leaders Circles information session on April 7 at Great River Area Faith in Action, 1230 Division St. E. in St. Cloud. Leaders Circles are peer-coaching groups that serve nonprofit executive directors.

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