Boys & Girls Clubs® of the Western Reserve and “Ownership Crusader” Team Up
CLEVELAND, OH – March 15, 2016 – Announced today was the solidification of the contract for advocate, speaker, author, and educator Tim Carthon’s SBI Workshop™ #6 with the Boys and Girls Clubs® of the Western Reserve in Akron, OH. It’s finalized event day, date, and time are Saturday, April 02, 2016, from 9am-4pm EST, with lunch from noon-1pm.
The event will be sponsored by Fiverr® International, an online marketplace that offers creative and professional services starting at $5, have reached a short-term multi-city, multi-workshop sponsorship deal. They’ve title-sponsored several of Carthon’s exclusive SBI Workshops™; a business infrastructure workshop specifically and uniquely designed to swiftly help aspiring inner-city entrepreneurs streamline the creation and building of their businesses, and are the current Title Sponsor for his next four (4) startup business infrastructure workshops as well.
“By hosting this workshop, I hope to provide a low-cost opportunity to our community members that sparks the entrepreneurial spirit in each of them so they can set, dream and achieve their own personal goals,” said Julie M. Johnson, President & CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs® of the Western Reserve.
“It is a great thing when those in charge of helping lead our children understand the power they have to also lead adults,” said Tim Carthon, GASA Executive Director and Founder of the SBI Workshop™, “You see, I’m a crusader for business ownership. Business ownership is extremely empowering and, in this economic day and age, has seemingly become no longer just an option, but more of a necessity. Glad to have the Boys & Girls Clubs® of the Western Reserve on-board.“
About Fiverr® International
Launched in 2010, by founders Shai Wininger and Micha Kaufman, Fiverr® International is an online marketplace that offers creative and professional services starting at $5. It is ranked among the top 150 most popular sites in the United States and top 500 in the world.
About the Boys & Girls Clubs® of the Western Reserve
The Boys & Girls Clubs® of the Western Reserve is an autonomous affiliate of Boys & Girls Clubs® of America. They are committed to changing kids’ lives by providing them with a safe place to belong after school where dedicated staff members and caring volunteers are ready with a smile and an encouraging hand to help a young person in need. Their mission is to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. The Boys & Girls Clubs have three Priority Outcome Areas: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship and Healthy Lifestyles.
About Tim Carthon
Tim Carthon is an at-risk youth advocate, keynote speaker/teacher, author, and educator. He is the creator of the SBI Workshop™, a comprehensive hands-on workshop which aims to help aspiring entrepreneurs start their businesses with a solid infrastructure right there within the workshop. Carthon is also the founder and executive director of the National Greek All-Star™ Awards™, an organization that is focused on becoming the national standard for awarding the highest levels of academic, community service, performance prowess, and career excellence and achievement within the realm of Greek fraternities and sororities and which works with several educational institutions to help at-risk youth develop a love and appreciation for education and the performing arts.
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