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BRCC Department of Business to host Entrepreneurship Week Mini Brew, Feb. 25-26

BRCC's Department of Business will host the Entrepreneurship Week Mini BREW at BRCC on Monday, Feb. 25 and Tuesday, Feb. 26. All sessions are free to BRCC students, and will be held in the Dumas Conference Room, Magnolia, Mid City, with the exception of the Junior Achievement and the Drew Brees Foundation program, which will be held in the Magnolia Theatre. 

Full Schedule of Events
Monday, Feb. 25
9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
: “A life-time of Entrepreneurship” -- J.H. Campbell, former CEO of Associated Grocers will speak on a lifetime of entrepreneurship.
10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.: “Attracting Truly Great People” -- Speaker Brad Kavanagh will discuss ways business lessons and experiential learning leads to the discovery of our best business resource.
11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.: “The SBDC and You” -- Speaker Ada Womack Bell will discuss ways to get the most out of this community partner and start your business.
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.: “Your First Dollar” -- a panel discussion 

Tuesday, Feb. 26
9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
: “What does it take to Standout?” -- Presenter Karen Goodridge will discuss an entrepreneur’s journey from comfort and stability, to blazing new trails.
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: “Simple Steps for Starting Your Business” -- Presenter Bob Breaux will teach attendees the the basics of what is needed to start, maintain and grow business.
Noon to 1 p.m.: “Internships as a Pathway to Intrepreneurship” -- Presenter Lisa Hibner will teach attendees ways to find the internships and projects that will increase chances for career success. 
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.: "Trust your Crazy Idea" presented by Junior Achievement and the Drew Brees Foundation. Watch as teams from local high schools compete in a Shark Tank-like environment for seed capital to start their business ideas.

For more information on BREW at BRCC, contact Pearce Cinman at