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Lemonade stand gives kids a taste of entrepreneurship

Lemonade stand gives kids a taste of entrepreneurship

Local resident Terry Light got her first lesson in business management as a child in a small town in Wyoming. She had the idea one day to try selling the pretty rocks she had found throughout the area, so she set up a little roadside stand.   Read the full article in the May 30 […]

Collecting cars, no driver’s license needed

Collecting cars, no driver’s license needed

Who says you need a driver’s license to collect classic cars? Navarre resident and successful business teen Sage Offut would say that’s silly. Offut is the founder and owner of Sage Paddle Company. At 15 she has already started her classic car collection, and she recently added a new vehicle to the mix, a 1968 […]

Teen expands her thriving rental business

Teen expands her thriving rental business

Sage Paddle Co. opened its first official surf shop this month, and business founder and owner Sage Offutt, 15, said she could not be more excited. The young entrepreneur has been in business since she was 11, and her new location at 8228 Gulf Blvd. will be just another step along the journey. Read the […]

Business exceptional for teen’s paddleboard rentals

Business exceptional for teen’s paddleboard rentals

Sage Offutt is looking forward to getting back on the beach in Navarre this summer and reopening her highly successful paddleboard business, Sage Paddle Co., for the summer. This will be the third year the polite and savvy Colorado teen will be running a business that took off like a tidal wave when she started […]

Young entrepreneurs’ score big chance

Young entrepreneurs’ score big chance

Eleven local students demonstrated their business plans to a panel of judges representing some of the area’s leading businesses last Tuesday at the Pensacola Little Theater. The event was part of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy program which the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce hosted in junction with Global Business Solutions, Inc. In a “Shark Tank”-style […]

Entrepreneurial spirits running high in Navarre

Entrepreneurial spirits running high in Navarre

In 2015, Santa Rosa County witnessed the growth of many new homes and businesses in the area. With new families and opportunities arriving steadily each year, growth for previous years has become a popular subject for public elation. However, the prospect of the upcoming year has left many citizens speculating as to whether this kind […]

Miss Kim shares stories of traveling life

Miss Kim shares stories of traveling life

Kim Fenger sits back in a comfortable chair inside her room at The Beacon in Gulf Breeze and recalls a time when the world was a much different place. Known as Miss Kim to family and friends, Fenger was born in Korea in 1932 and remembers growing up in a country that was under the […]