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Wendy Anderson with Little Wendy Bird visited with us this morning about her company.  She shared about how she prices her product, especially since she is making the items and needs ...
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Wendy Anderson with Little Wendy Bird visited with us this morning about her company. She shared about how she prices her product, especially since she is making the items and needs ...

The Austin Rotary met with us this morning to share about their mission and the importance of being involved in the community. Members Mike Postuma and Amy Baskin shared about the ...
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The Austin Rotary met with us this morning to share about their mission and the importance of being involved in the community. Members Mike Postuma and Amy Baskin shared about the ...

Mower County CEO had another tough start to the week. A large blizzard prevented us from having class Monday and a delay Tuesday continued to impact our schedule. Students are ...

Friday we were joined by Diane Petrik with Clifton Larson Allen.  Diane shared about an Excel system she developed which is used by small hospitals to manage their finances.  Her ...
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Friday we were joined by Diane Petrik with Clifton Larson Allen. Diane shared about an Excel system she developed which is used by small hospitals to manage their finances. Her ...

This morning we were joined by Vision 2020 for a focus group session.  Sandy Anderson and Elizabeth Leyk guided students through an innovation session where they helped to look at ...
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This morning we were joined by Vision 2020 for a focus group session. Sandy Anderson and Elizabeth Leyk guided students through an innovation session where they helped to look at ...

This morning we visited Kestner Electric with Kevin Kestner.  His father started the business in 1973 in a farmhouse.  Kevin left home, returned Austin in 1984, and started working for ...
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This morning we visited Kestner Electric with Kevin Kestner. His father started the business in 1973 in a farmhouse. Kevin left home, returned Austin in 1984, and started working for ...

Today we worked on elevator speeches with Toastmasters. Students practiced sharing about their individual businesses in a one to two minute speech.  They were put on the spot and had ...
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Today we worked on elevator speeches with Toastmasters. Students practiced sharing about their individual businesses in a one to two minute speech. They were put on the spot and had ...

Friday was another great morning with mentors! We had them share feedback on the class business with the large group and then we broke into smaller groups to discuss progress in the ...

Jaclyn Bird, Edward Jones Financial Advisor, met with us this morning to talk about budgeting and finances.  Jaclyn was born and raised in Austin.  After attending the University of ...
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Jaclyn Bird, Edward Jones Financial Advisor, met with us this morning to talk about budgeting and finances. Jaclyn was born and raised in Austin. After attending the University of ...

Carol Callahan came in today from Sterling Beauty Salon.  She shared with us about the hiring process, employees management, marketing, and break even points. Carol shared many ...
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Carol Callahan came in today from Sterling Beauty Salon. She shared with us about the hiring process, employees management, marketing, and break even points. Carol shared many ...

We started off our week with Toastmasters.  We are so fortunate to have Ann Maxfield and Mary Holtorf leading us through this program.  Students gave speeches and provided one another ...
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We started off our week with Toastmasters. We are so fortunate to have Ann Maxfield and Mary Holtorf leading us through this program. Students gave speeches and provided one another ...

Thursday was another snow day and Friday was a delay for Mower County CEO. The weather is not cooperating with our schedule the past few weeks! We are thankful for the patience of ...

Great job, Mower County CEO!  Pacelli Catholic Schools Austin Public Schools
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Great job, Mower County CEO! Pacelli Catholic Schools Austin Public Schools

This morning we had a very informative visit to Games People Play hosted by Lance Pogones, Jackie Bumgardner, and Corey Anderson.  We were able tour their facility and see the many ...
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This morning we had a very informative visit to Games People Play hosted by Lance Pogones, Jackie Bumgardner, and Corey Anderson. We were able tour their facility and see the many ...

So incredibly proud of the students in Mower County CEO!  They planned and prepared over the past two months for their banquet and tonight they pulled off a very successful evening! ...
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So incredibly proud of the students in Mower County CEO! They planned and prepared over the past two months for their banquet and tonight they pulled off a very successful evening! ...

Thanks to Jim’s Supervalue for the gift card donation to our silent auction.
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Thanks to Jim’s Supervalue for the gift card donation to our silent auction.

Thank you to Kathie Sheldon and Hormel Foods for the variety of silent auction baskets!
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Thank you to Kathie Sheldon and Hormel Foods for the variety of silent auction baskets!

Enjoy some self pampering with this beautiful basket from Lindsey Haney and Jaclyn Bird!
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Enjoy some self pampering with this beautiful basket from Lindsey Haney and Jaclyn Bird!

Enjoy some chocolate chip cookies, triple chocolate bundt cake, and a pan to make your own donated by our facilitator.
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Enjoy some chocolate chip cookies, triple chocolate bundt cake, and a pan to make your own donated by our facilitator.

This beautiful basket is filled with bath salts made by one of our very own CEO students, Samantha Sheldon!
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This beautiful basket is filled with bath salts made by one of our very own CEO students, Samantha Sheldon!

Sterling Beauty donated a great basket for all your care needs!
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Sterling Beauty donated a great basket for all your care needs!

This great center piece can be yours tonight at our silent auction.  Thanks to Fairway Mortgage for this donation. Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp
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This great center piece can be yours tonight at our silent auction. Thanks to Fairway Mortgage for this donation. Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp

Enjoy the amazing scents with this amazing basket! Zarooka Candle Co.
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Enjoy the amazing scents with this amazing basket! Zarooka Candle Co.

We have some amazing artwork by Katie Stromlund for you to bid on tonight! Katie Stromlund :: Original Acrylics
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We have some amazing artwork by Katie Stromlund for you to bid on tonight! Katie Stromlund :: Original Acrylics

Get yourself some delicious food at 1910 or Munch  purchasing this silent auction item!
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Get yourself some delicious food at 1910 or Munch purchasing this silent auction item!

More silent auction items for tonight! Thank you to Little Wendy Bird for this item!
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More silent auction items for tonight! Thank you to Little Wendy Bird for this item!

This morning we prepared for the Mower County CEO Banquet.  Tonight from 5 to 8 at The Historic Hormel community members will enjoy live music, silent auction items, dinner, and a ...
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This morning we prepared for the Mower County CEO Banquet. Tonight from 5 to 8 at The Historic Hormel community members will enjoy live music, silent auction items, dinner, and a ...

Banquet rooms is set and we are ready for tomorrow night! Austin Public Schools Pacelli Catholic Schools
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Banquet rooms is set and we are ready for tomorrow night! Austin Public Schools Pacelli Catholic Schools

Happy Super Bowl Sunday! CEO students are hard at work setting up for the event! We just wanted to give you all a quick preview of the silent auction items for our banquet tomorrow ...
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Happy Super Bowl Sunday! CEO students are hard at work setting up for the event! We just wanted to give you all a quick preview of the silent auction items for our banquet tomorrow ...

Both of these baskets have handmade scarves donated by Alyssa Shuster. There are a few treat yourself items in there as well! Face masks and some candy to satisfy your sweet tooth! ...
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Both of these baskets have handmade scarves donated by Alyssa Shuster. There are a few treat yourself items in there as well! Face masks and some candy to satisfy your sweet tooth! ...

Need something to occupy your time in this cold weather?? Sweet Reads donated a $20 gift certificate and the book pictured below! This is valued at $30. Austin Public Schools Pacelli ...
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Need something to occupy your time in this cold weather?? Sweet Reads donated a $20 gift certificate and the book pictured below! This is valued at $30. Austin Public Schools Pacelli ...

Silent auction basket donated by ProLine Distributing, valued at $100. Camo cooler full of all the necessities and some ProLine gear! Austin Public Schools Pacelli Catholic Schools
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Silent auction basket donated by ProLine Distributing, valued at $100. Camo cooler full of all the necessities and some ProLine gear! Austin Public Schools Pacelli Catholic Schools

Asa Auto Plaza has donated 2 Free Oil Changes for our Silent Auction. These are valued at $50 each and are good until the end of October! Austin Public Schools Pacelli Catholic Schools
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Asa Auto Plaza has donated 2 Free Oil Changes for our Silent Auction. These are valued at $50 each and are good until the end of October! Austin Public Schools Pacelli Catholic Schools

More silent auction items to announce! We have a $25 Lowe's Gift Card. Thank you to IBI Data for donating the Gift Card! Austin Public Schools Pacelli Catholic Schools

One of our biggest items in our Silent Auction is a Free Detail that was donated by Asa Auto Plaza! This Detail is a $200 value and is good until the end of October! Pacelli Catholic ...
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One of our biggest items in our Silent Auction is a Free Detail that was donated by Asa Auto Plaza! This Detail is a $200 value and is good until the end of October! Pacelli Catholic ...

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