Get Your Ice Cold Lemonade!

0 Posted by - April 19, 2017 - Advisories

D.C. Schoolchildren Learn Basic Business Skills Selling Lemonade Throughout City

EVENT:

Students from public and charter schools in Washington, D.C., will set up and operate lemonade stands throughout the city as part of Lemonade Day DC, a George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) program designed to teach entrepreneurship and business skills to District youth through in-class mentorship and the real-life experience of operating a lemonade stand.

Each year, GWSB students mentor fourth- through seventh-grade youth in D.C. and help run stands on Lemonade Day.

WHEN:

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Confirmed lemonade stands will be located at:

  • Columbia Heights Metro Station
  • Eastern Market Metro Station
  • Howard University
  • U St./African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro Station
  • Congress Heights Metro Station
  • Navy Yard Metro Station
  • Langdon Park
  • Catholic University
  • Foggy Bottom/Metro Station and GW Campus
  • Georgetown Waterfront-Boardwalk

Visit the Lemonade Day DC website for more information on the mission and history of the program, its connection with the national Lemonade Day initiative, and photos and video from last year’s event.

CONTACT:

Dustin Carnevale
(202) 994-3674
dcarnevale@gwu.edu

Jalisa Lynn
(202) 994-8287
jrlynn@gwu.edu

-GWSB-

About the George Washington University School of Business

GW’s School of Business is an international leader in education and research, which prides itself on training future leaders to be global problem solvers and socially responsible managers. The school leverages its prime location—in the heart of Washington—by attracting visiting scholars and leaders in the business community to work, teach and engage with students on campus. The depth and variety of its academic and professional programs, including five specialized master’s programs, provide rich opportunities for academic engagement and career development for students in the school’s core Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration and doctoral programs.

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