(PRWEB) April 27, 2011
While the nation struggles to overcome the current economic malaise, Lemonade Day is helping kids turn lemons into lemonade and learn the skills to prosper.
This Sunday, May 1, 2011 is Lemonade Day and, in 31 cities across America youth will be learning the most basic entrepreneurial skills by opening and operating Lemonade stands across the country. The blooming bud of spring capitalism is an inspiring story for audiences everywhere and genConnect.com, the site that creates genuine connections with world-class experts on what matters to web users is celebrating the event with a special Entrepreneur week.
As thousands of kids get ready to open their business this Sunday, genConnect will be filled all this week with videos and articles that feature many business experts including, inventor Scott Jones, television commentator Maria Bartiromo, Director of the Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Sean Branagan, United Football League founder Bill Meyer, and others.
Founded by philanthropist and entrepreneur Michael Holthouse, Lemonade Day has grown from a neighborhood project to become a national phenomenon.
“Lemonade Day represents what our great country is all about – having a dream, making a plan, trusting yourself and having an entrepreneurial spirit to go out and be successful. Lemonade Day is a day of educating and empowering youth to have a dream and pursue it,” said Michael Holthouse, co-founder of Prepared 4 Life.
genConnect.com founder Nancy Spears noted, “We are so proud to be support Michael, Lemonade Day’s national efforts and all of the tens of thousands of children who will be learning life lessons from this simple but powerful event.”
Web users can simply visit http://www.genConnect.com to see the Entrepreneur Week salute and http://www.LemonadeDay.org to get more information on local events. Help spread the word! RT: #lemonadeday is May 1. @genConnected offers tips to open a successful stand http://bit.ly/gc1hM
# # #