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Fall Young Entrepreneur Showcase will allow youths in the community spotlight their small business

The event will allow youths in the community to sell goods, crafts, food, etc. while spotlighting their small business. (Unsplash)
The event will take place at the Chamber of Commerce on Small Business Saturday

The Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce will host an event on Nov. 25 to showcase young entrepreneurs in Montezuma County and their small businesses on Small Business Saturday.

The public is invited. The event is at 20 W. Main St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

There is no cost for a vendor spot and tables are provided, but preregistration is required. Those tabling and selling goods, crafts, food, etc. from their small business should also be 18 years old or younger, according to the event’s guidelines.

“This is a special educational event to support our youths and foster future business owners in our community,” the news release said. “Youths are welcome to bring goods, crafts, or display services they provide.”

The Fall Young Entrepreneur Showcase will take place on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For this event only, city sales tax requirements will be waived for participating youths, and a presentation before the event will help youths meet requirements and start their own small business.

An adult 18 years or older will also need to remain with the youths at their table throughout the duration of the showcase.

Doors will open at 8 a.m. for setup, and all participating youths must be present at 8:30 a.m.

Pre-registration is required and can be completed by scanning the QR code on the flyer, emailing jthurman@co.montezuma.co.us, calling 970-564-4159, or filling out this registration form.