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New program in Willmar area to connect high school students with business leaders


WILLMAR — A new program in the Willmar area could potentially give high school students a head start on learning to become successful entrepreneurs and small business owners.

The CEO program, which stands for “Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities,” was founded in 2008 in Effingham, Ill., under the Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship. The program connects high school juniors and seniors with business leaders in their own community.

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Ashley White

Ashley White is the community content coordinator for the West Central Tribune. Follow her on Twitter @Ashley_WCT.

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