Young Americans Staff Newsletter - April
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Staff Notes

April 2019

Congratulations to the following individuals who are celebrating a work anniversary this month:
  • Sue Euser - 13 years
  • Mary Tallerday-Smith - 2 years
  • Money Matters Classes continue this month.  These FREE classes teach kids, ages 4-19, about money concepts in a fun, hands-on way!  Classes occur on April 6, 13, and 20.  All three of these classes are full, but there's still room in the May 11 "I Need $$" class for teens!
  • A warm welcome to three new bank staff members: Brooklyn Atencio, Financial Services Representative, Jeremia Gapasin, Financial Service Representative II, and Virginia Heimback, AVP of Operations.
  • On the Road reached 226 students from five schools in its first trip to Colorado Springs!  This location also debuted a new, smaller Towne.
  • On the Road travels to Aurora in April.
  • There is a Girl Scout Badge Class for Brownies this month on Saturday, April 13.
  • This is the time of year that Spark Change participants donate their time, talents and treasures to nonprofits!  Read about a recent check presentation at Meiklejohn Elementary on our blog.
  • Spark Change Coordinator Kelsie Byrd is collecting t-shirts for summer camp.  If you have any you're looking to donate, please give them to her.
  • YouthBiz is hosting a "Soap'O Lotion"  workshop this month on Wednesday, April 10!  Entrepreneurs will learn how to make and market bath products. 
  • Shop for Mother's Day, Father's Day and more at  YouthBiz Spring Marketplace, Saturday, April 27!
  • Encourage young entrepreneurs you know to apply for the Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars business competition.  Lawn mowers, dog walkers, and baby sitters are all eligible to apply for a prize up to $5,000!
  • YouthBiz held three different YouthBiz StartUp Mini-Camps this month, in conjunction with Denver Public Libraries.  Find out who won the culminating pitch competition, and a $250 grand prize, on our blog.
  • The "Lemonade Bill," which allows kids to operate businesses without a permit (with some restrictions), has been signed into law by Governor Jared Polis!  
  • April is Financial Literacy Month!  
  • Two members of our Youth Advisory Board are working on a podcast for the Colorado Department of Education about cryptocurrency.  Episodes are released every Friday in April.
  • Did you know that you can access important information regarding benefits, PTO, policies, and payroll at the Employee Site?  The password is Hr.
  • Young Americans has moved to a new server!  If for some reason server files don't appear on your computer, type \\yac-file01 into the search field to access these files. 
  • The current wifi password is: Winter2018. 
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